RODE VideoMicro not working on OP-1


#1

Because apparently videomicro - a microphone for cameras, which need power drawn from the camera… does not work with the OP-1. An example of a bad purchase after not reading enough… I just wanted a better, simple external microphone that I could use to record sounds.

But yeah, would anyone know any workaround that I could try to make this work?


#2

That’s because that mic asks for “plug-in power” and op-1 does not supply power through the audio jack.
You’d have to buy a phantom power supply but it’s really not worth it.
Other mics which are compatible with the op-1 can be found in this thread:
https://www.operator-1.com/index.php?p=/discussion/1981/which-external-microphone-to-use-with-op-1