Originally, the term “lavalier” referred only to the “neck-worn” or “body-worn” class of small microphones. The first lavaliers used by our industry were large, dynamic microphones about the size of a cigar tube. These mics were traditionally worn around the neck by means of a lanyard (lavaliere).
The incredibly compact microphones that get attached to a person's clothing in order to pick up their speaking voice are called "lavalier" microphones. They're also referred to as "lapel" microphones. These microphones can serve a number of purposes, but to capture someone's voice inconspicuously is by far their most common use. Don't let their small size fool you. The most important voices in broadcasting, politics, and the entertainment world all have to wear lavaliers. They have to sound good.
Lavalier microphones are used both wirelessly and with microphone cables. This article's focus is on the nature of the microphones themselves, regardless of how they connect to their source. It should be noted that with wireless lavalier microphones, the type of connectors that attach the microphone to the transmitter of the wireless system vary greatly. If you're curious about what kind of lavalier microphones you can use with your specific wireless system。
The Boya BY-M1 Lavalier Microphone is suitable for all devices equipped with a 3.5 jack microphone input, such as smartphones, computer, audio recorders, amplifiers etc. The cable has a length of 6 meters and the microphone can easily be clipped onto your clothing, providing you with the freedom of movement. These features make the BY-M1 very suitable for use while walking, during a speech, for use during a lecture or even for hands free calling.
Boya BY-M1 Lavalier Microphone Specifications
- Transducer: Electret Condenser
- Polar Pattern: Omni-Directional
- Frequency Range: 65 – 18.000 Hz
- Signal/Noise: 74dB SPL
- Sensitivity: -30dB +/- 3dB / 0dB=1V/Pa, 1kHz
- Output Impendence: 1000 Ohm or less
- Battery Type: LR44