Joby Wavo Lav Pro review

With the Joby Wavo Lav PRO mini lavalier mic you can record the audio of ‘talking head’ sequences more clearly and discreetly

Joby Wavo Lav PRO
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Digital Camera World Verdict

The Joby Wavo Lav PRO lavalier mic enables you to capture cleaner, louder and more professional sounding audio on your digital camera, and it’s easy to conceal thanks to an ultra small capsule. The 2.5 meter cable enables you transport sound from an interviewee’s hard-wired mic straight to the camera, while giving you the distance to frame up a classic ‘talking head’ composition. The mic also extends the functionality of other sound kits in the JOBY Wavo range.


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    Crisp, warm and natural voice

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    Discrete, small capsule size

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    Long high-quality cable

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    Complements other JOBY mic kits


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    Long cable prone to tangling

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    Doesn’t work directly with smartphones

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The Joby Wavo Lav PRO is part of JOBY’s recently released suite of sound recording equipment. You can plug it straight into a DSLR’s mic port and instantly improve the quality of the sound that it captures, though it won’t work if you plug it directly into a smart phone’s headphone socket.  

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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.