Getting ready to make videos for youtube

The Room

The first thing I noticed: I hadn’t enough space to record properly, so time for some rearrangement:

The Sound

One big improvement for videos is the sound. So I switched from built-in mic to a lav mic for my voice.

For the guitar sound it’s not enough: we need a direct mic on the amplifier.

I use one of my old Shure SM57 on a mic stand

The Light

To improve the lighting I tries to use a Falcon Eyes RX-8TD

The Camera Setup

The upgrade from iPhone 6 to iPhone 11 Pro was a big step. Nevertheless you need good gear to fixate it:


Rode SmartLav+ Unboxing & Unboxing

I wasn’t happy with the audio quality in my video clips, so I decided to try a lavalier microphone.
After some research I came across the Rode SmartLav+ which connects nicely to smartphones via TRRS plug.
In this video I show the content of the package.
Rode SmartLav+ (Affiliate Link)