The cameras on smartphones are continuously improving while the microphones remain functional but low-quality. When recording video with your phone, or a live streaming it’s nice to have excellent audio.
So how do we connect an external microphone to a smartphone?
Smartphones do everything these days, but how good are they when it comes to sound?
If you’re creating video and need a portable audio solution centered around your smartphone, nothing stops you from trying to get the best solution that works for you.
This made Ghanaian based technician, computer and sound engineer invented a device called iyar-deck which is a high-quality passive device that allows you to attach any XLR microphone to your smartphone or even tablet.
The engineer thought of how poor facebook live, youtube live and other live streaming audio output are becoming more now a days in this Covid-19 situation. ” a lot of christian churches, leaders observing Covid-19 protocols and measures do live streaming to reach their members but with poor sound, that made me thought of making this device which has a gain control thumbwheel on the front, to adjust levels.
He added, you can connect a microphone not requiring a power supply.
For training or need this device for a good sound output in making a live stream video or phone recording, Solomon Kofi Amankwah is available.
Check below how the young man made the device to connect microphone to a smartphone: