You want the best audio for your video, though it can be very overwhelming to find good and inexpensive audio solutions. There are a bunch of different mics and audio recording devices to choose from. Here are a few tips to help you figure out the best audio for your videos.
1) Use Wired headphones with a microphone
Wired headphones receive an analog signal, which handles more data than Bluetooth headphones. This means that wired headphones offer great audio quality for your videos. The good thing about wired headphones is that they don't cost too much for the simple fact that they are less expensive to manufacture compared to wireless headphones. Additionally, wired headphones don't need to be charged and don't need batteries like wireless headphones. Wired headphones with a microphone is best for videos you take from your phone so that your voice is more clear and amplified. Many cellphones come with a free set of wired headphones that work perfectly for filming a video on your phone.
2) Talk directly into your microphone
Microphones work by picking up sounds directly in front of them, while eliminating background noises that are behind them. Because of this, you need to talk directly into the microphone. If you are using a headset with an attached microphone, make sure the mic is close to your mouth and not just dangling by the side of your head. The closer you are to your microphone, the clearer the audio.
3) Record your audio in a closet
You want your audio to be very clear. Closets are one of the best places to record audio. All of the clothes hanging in your closet act as sound dampeners, eliminating echoes and background noise. Closets often don't have any "sneaky sounds" created by air conditioners, appliances, and other devices. Therefore, your microphone will be able to pick up your voice crystal clear.
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