Joby Wavo AIR review

With the Joby Wavo AIR wireless mic and receiver set you can capture high quality sound from two subjects simultaneously

Joby Wavo AIR
(Image: © George Cairns)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Joby Wavo AIR provides a quick, easy and effective way to take your production values to the next level, enabling you to capture high quality audio while being free of restricting cables. The mic transmitters’ Bluetooth signal has a surprisingly long range making it suitable for capturing clear and clean sound for a range of video productions.


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    Works out of the box

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    Captures broadcast quality sound

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    Effective wind noise reduction

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    Long range transmission


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    Lightweight and plastic

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    Sound slightly out of sync

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    Needs extra cable for iPhone use

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The Joby Wavo AIR wireless microphone provides a solution to a common problem. Thanks to ongoing technological advances we can capture high quality video footage on a range of devices including our smart phone. However our 4K high dynamic range content can be let down by poor audio quality. The further a person is from our camera’s built-in microphone the poorer the audio will sound. 

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George Cairns

George has been freelancing as a photo fixing and creative tutorial writer since 2002, working for award winning titles such as Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N-Photo and Practical Photoshop. He's expert in communicating the ins and outs of Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as producing video production tutorials on Final Cut Pro and iMovie for magazines such as iCreate and Mac Format. He also produces regular and exclusive Photoshop CC tutorials for his YouTube channel.