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Best Microphones for Vlogging & Filmmaking in 2022

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What according to you is the most important thing for a vlogger or a filmmaker?

It is undoubtedly a good microphone. A video with good audio quality will always gain spectators’ attention and love. So, it is extremely important to use the best microphone for vlogging and filmmaking.

In this blog, we will look through the best microphones for vlogging and filmmaking in 2022.

List of best microphones for vlogging and filmmaking

Rode Wireless Go

rode wireless go

Specifications

  • Transducer type: pre-polarised pressure transducer
  • Polar pattern: omnidirectional
  • Frequency response: 50Hz-20Hz
  • Power source: Inbuilt Li-po battery rechargeable via USB

This microphone is the best lavalier mic for many people out there. The microphone is popularly known as the world’s lightest and smallest microphone and weighs only 31g.

It has built-in rechargeable batteries and measures around 44 x 46 x 18.5mm in dimensions. Due to its ability to deliver clear audio even in crowded areas, it is a must-have tool in your vlogging and filmmaking kit.

Reasons to buy this microphone:

  • Small in size
  • Available in two colour variants- black and white
  • Great value for a wireless system

Rode Rodelink Filmmaker kit

Specifications

  • Transducer type: condenser
  • Polar pattern: omnidirectional
  • Frequency response: 35Hz – 33kHz
  • Power source: 2 x AA battery or micro-USB
rode roadlink filmmaker


Rode Rodelink is a high-quality wireless mic system with three main components. Components are- the receiver, which connects to your camera through a supplied cable, the transmitter, which can be easily clipped onto a belt or kept in a pocket, and at last, a broadcast-quality lavalier microphone.

Interestingly, the Filmmaker Kit can be operated across 8 channels with each having 1,000 transmission frequencies. This means that two kits can use a similar channel without interfering with each other.

Its 2.4GHz digital transmission with 128-bit encryption can be used anywhere around the globe, that too without a license.

Reasons to buy this microphone:

  • It has a range of up to 100 meters
  • It is a wireless mic system

Rode Lavalier Go

Specifications

  • Transducer type: condenser
  • Polar pattern: omnidirectional
  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20KHz
  • Power source: via mic socket

Even though Rode Lavalier Go is specially designed to pair with the Rode Wireless Go, it is still compatible with most recording devices, and cameras, having a 5.5mm TRS mic input.

This one is a professional-grade lavalier mic that has a Kevlar-reinforced cable and an omnidirectional condenser. You get a soft bag, a foam pop shield, and a metal clip along with the microphone.

road lavalier go

If you want to experience a great sound quality with Rode Lavalier Go, either use it with the Rode Wireless Go or connect it directly to the camera you use. It is also recommended to buy a windshield like Rode Minifur-Lav, as the microphone doesn’t protect from wind.

Reasons to buy this microphone:

  • It is available in two colour variants- black and white
  • Has a great sound quality
  • And is easy to use

Boya BY-M1

Specifications

  • Transducer type: condenser
  • Polar pattern: omnidirectional
  • Frequency response: 65Hz- 18KHz
  • Power source: LR44 battery
boya BY-Mi


The Boya BY-M1 is a wired lavalier mic that is featured with a switchable power source. The microphone runs on an LR44 button cell which needs to be switched on while using a ‘passive’ source and switched off while recording via a device with plug-in power.

Its frequency response stretches from 65Hz to 18KHz and offers an omnidirectional polar pattern. Boya comes with a foam windscreen to dampen wind noise and plosive, and also with a lapel clip.

Reasons to buy this microphone:  

  • It has very low noise
  • And the great sound quality

Audio- Technica ATR 3350

Specifications

  • Transducer type: condenser
  • Polar pattern: omnidirectional
  • Frequency response: 50Hz – 18KHz
  • Power source: LR44 battery

Alike the Boya BY-M1, the ATR 3350 is also a lavalier mic that runs on a switchable power unit that is fuelled by an LR44 button. The only difference is in the frequency response. ATR 3350 offers a broader frequency response that runs from 5oHz to 18KHz.

audio technica ATR 3350

It has a 6m long cable to make sure that the wire could be tucked away out of shot. Though the microphone comes with a windshield but is recommended to buy a small wind muff for using the microphone outside.

Reasons to buy this microphone:

  • Its refined build makes it easy to use

Comica CVM-VM20

Specifications

  • Transducer type: super-cardioid condenser
  • Polar pattern: super-cardioid
  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20KHz
  • Power source: Lithium-ion battery
comica cvmvm20

The Comica CVM-VM20 is an extremely useful microphone for mirrorless and DSLR video shooting. Due to its lithium-ion battery, it’s rated for 60 hours. It provides two low-cut frequency modes to deduct noise in various scenarios and offers high-quality sound.

Reasons to buy this microphone:

  • It is lightweight and durable
  • Has a good battery life
  • And comes at an affordable price

Blue Yeti

Specifications

  • Transducer type: condenser
  • Polar pattern: omnidirectional, cardioid, bi-directional, stereo
  • Frequency response: 15Hz – 22KHz
  • Power source: USB
Blue Yeti

Blue Yeti is one of the best microphones one can ever have. All the renowned vloggers and filmmakers use this. This microphone uses a three-capsule system to power four recording patterns.

It offers the best sound quality and is a must-have microphone for vlogging and filmmaking.

Reasons to buy this microphone:

  • It has a stunning sound quality
  • Has four pickup patterns
  • And is incredibly straightforward

Saramonic Blink 500 B2 2- person kit

Specifications

  • Transducer type: condenser
  • Polar pattern: omnidirectional
  • Frequency response: 50Hz – 18KHz
  • Power source: Built-in-Li-ion or USB C

This microphone offers a battery life of four hours, that too on a single charge. This microphone can be charged with the help of a power bank due to its USB-C input.

Saramonic Blink 500 B2 2- person kit

Reasons to buy this microphone:

  • It has a twin microphone system
  • It is portable and small
  • Comes at an affordable price

Mentioned above are the best microphones for vlogging and filmmaking in 2022. We have talked about each microphone in detail. This will help you to choose the microphone as per your need and preferences.

So, now you know about the best microphones that you can use if you are a vlogger or a filmmaker. If we have missed out on some other microphone that should be included in the list, do tell us through the comment section below.

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Mansi Gupta
"Fair and virtuous, Royal and gracious", this is how she represent herself. Hailing from the city of temples Jammu, she completed her studies in Himachal Pradesh. Being a student of journalism and mass communication, she was always passionate about writing and speaking. She has also worked as a news anchor and reporter for digital platforms. Currently, she is working as a full-time content writer. She strongly believes in the 'power of writing' as those little words make a huge difference.
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