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How to mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4 3-axis gimbal?

How to mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4 3-axis gimbal?

By  Sigismondo Eisenhower 2019-10-22 1220 0

The Zhiyun Smooth 4 and new iPhone's that do not have an audio/microphone jack. In order to use a microphone with iPhone's such as the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and X both regular and plus models you must plug a microphone into the lightning port. The problem when attempting this with a Smooth 4 is the lighting port is blocked by the motor.

How to mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4 3-axis gimbal 

Necessary equipment

● Video Microphone

● TRS to TRRS Cable

Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter

 Microphone Mount

Lightning splitter

The steps of mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4:

Step 1:Mount the microphone mount on the neck of Zhiyun Smooth 4.

How to mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4 3-axis gimbal 

Step 2: Clip on and then tighten the screw.

Step 3: Take out the rode microphone and mount it on the microphone mount.

How to mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4 3-axis gimbal 

Step 4: Put it toward you and tighten the knob. If you are going to be doing commentary, you can point it to yourself. If you doing an interview or pick up other people, you can face if away from you.

Step 5: Mount the iPhone on the Zhiyun Smooth 4 and adjust it until the phone still.

Step 6: Plug Lightning splitter on the iPhone.

How to mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4 3-axis gimbal 

Step 7: Connect the microphone to iPhone with Lightning adapter and TRS to TRRS Cable.

Take the black and of TRS to TRRS Cable to he microphone and the gray end to the audio jack of Lightning adapter.

How to mount a Microphone for Zhiyun Smooth 4 3-axis gimbal 

For Gearbest customers:

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