Our team has tested a variety of adapters, extenders, and mixers to use as audio sources with Mevo 1st Gen and Mevo Plus cameras. These adapters can be either via the lightning port or the headphone jack on the phone or tablet or via USB on the Mevo Boost.
Listed below are products our team has tested and determined to be compatible with the cameras and the Mevo app. Please note that products that are not listed here have not been tested and we make no guarantees that any audio devices outside of this list will work.
- Movo PM20-S Executive Lavalier Clip-on Interview Microphone
- Miracle Sound Deluxe Lavalier Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone (Note: Amazon indicates this item is currently unavailable and may be discontinued)
- Shure MOTIV MVL Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone
- Aputure A.lav Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone
- Shure MOTIV MV51 Digital Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Silver)
- Shure X2U
- Onyx Blackjack
- Focusrite Scarlet 2i2
- Behringer XENYX Q502USB
- AllEasy USB analog audio adapter
- 7.1 Channel USB External Sound Card Audio Adapter for PC Laptop
- Pyle Bluetooth 3-Channel Audio Mixer, USB Audio Interface
- **Zoom H4n Handy Recorder
**Zoom devices require a specific setup in order to work with Mevo cameras.
We are continually testing more products and will update this list as we find more compatible audio sources.
User tested adapters
The adapters included in this document have not been tested. These devices were collected from users who have had good experiences with them.
A note about the Belkin Lightning Splitter:
This Lightning splitter has been tested with the Mevo app and we have found that it works only with certain workflows.
It does work with the TRRS-to-Lightning adapter that is included with iPhone 7. It also works with a Lightning-to-USB adapter when using a USB audio interface.
TRRS-to-Lightning adapter (included with iPhone 7 and later)
It does not work when directly connecting Lightning audio sources and adapters.
The Mevo Start utilizes a TRS adapter with the 3.5mm input, if using a mobile device this requires TRRS.
The key factor determining if your audio source is compatible with the 3.5mm port on mobile devices is the type of plug it has. It must exactly match the form factor seen in recent versions of the Apple earbuds with the built-in microphone, as pictured here:
The red arrows above are pointing to three chrome rings and a chrome tip separated by three much thinner rings. This is referred to as a TRRS plug (tip-ring-ring-sleeve). This is the correct type of audio input that iOS devices can accept.
Mobile devices cannot input audio with plugs that only have 2 or 3 chrome rings, such as those pictured below:
A TS (tip-sleeve) and TRS (tip-ring-sleeve) plug. These are not supported as audio inputs.