Common name: Røde PinMic
Production Status: In production
The PinMic™ is a discreet lavalier/lapel microphone with a pin-through design that is easier to hide than a traditional lapel microphone and at the same time provides greater mounting versatility. The microphone features a removable omni-directional capsule head and a cabled back-plate and is easily mounted onto any clothing or fabric by simply pushing the back-plate pins through the back of the fabric and sliding the capsule into place on the front. The microphone back-plate and cable are hidden behind the fabric, and the capsule head can be easily disguised, covered or decorated to further conceal the microphone. The microphone capsule is only 9mm deep and 11mm in diameter, and is supplied with both a black and an unpainted silver mesh head that can be further camouflaged by painting. The PinMic™ easily mounts through any fabric up to 1.5mm (0.006″) thick without any damage to clothing. A longer pin version (PinMic-Long) is available for mounting on thicker fabrics (up to 3.5mm/0.14″ thick). The microphone capsule is connected via a 1.2m (4′) shielded, detachable Kevlar® reinforced cable. The included mini-furry wind shield protection ensures quality recordings in adverse environments, while the anti-trauma water resistant case provides rugged and secure protection for the microphone, a spare capsule head, the microphone cable and included accessories. The PinMic™ is ideal for film, television, video, theatre, and house of worship. The microphone uses the The MiCon™ connector system which provides seamless integration between the PinMic™ and a wide range of wireless systems as well as consoles, cameras and portable recorders. MiCon™connectors and cables are available separately.