Audio is extremely important to the video production process, and having clean, high quality audio will definitely boost your production value! So, if you’re looking for the best microphone to use for your YouTube videos, check out my ‘Best Mics for YouTube’ video, in which I review different types of professional microphones, as well as a couple of accessories, to help take your video production to a higher level.

Watch ‘Best Mics for YouTube’ Video:

In this video, I review some of my favourite mics & accessories to use when producing Youtube videos.

Professional microphone reviews – Best Mic for Youtube videos


Microphones featured in this video:

Lapel Mics (Lavalier or tie clip mics):

You can get these types of mics very close to the subjects mouth, giving you a very focused sound, which is good for interviews.

– iPhone lapel mic (around £10)
– Rode SmartLav (around £50)
– Audio-Technica ATR 3350 (around £25)
– AKG C417PP (around £90)
– Audio-Technica Pro 70 (around £90)

Handheld Mics

Very good for noisy environment, seen used on red carpets and on stage, since they pick up sound from the top and repel sound from the back.

– Shure SM58 (around £80)
– Phillips SBCMD 150 (around £15)
– iRig mic (around £45)
– AKG C417PP (around £90)
– Audio-Technica Pro 70 (around £90)

Shotgun Microphone
Attaches to the top of your camera, designed to pick up audio from far in front of it.

– RØDE VideoMic (around £100)
– Sennheiser MKH 416 (around £800)


So, why not try some of these microphones for yourself? You’ll definitely see how your audio quality improves!

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