Joby Wavo POD review

The Joby Wavo POD is an affordable gateway microphone that can Improve your audio production values

Joby Wavo POD
(Image: © George Cairns)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Wavo POD is competitively priced entry-level USB mic that will take the quality of your sound recordings to the next level. It works straight out of the box with PC, laptop or smart phone and can be mounted on a range of tripods and stands if required. It’s perfect for improving the audio production values of voice-over artists or YouTube Vloggers and it looks great on your home studio desktop too.


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    Relatively inexpensive compared to rival mics

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    Captures broadcast quality audio

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    Adjustable gain

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    Pop shield


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    Limited polar pattern choices

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    Plastic build on mic body

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The Joby Wavo POD answers a real and growing demand from content creators. Thanks to social media apps and podcast delivery platforms we can easily share our opinions or showcase our hobbies and interests in audio and video formats. We can broadcast straight from our Mac or PC thanks to its built-in mic and camera.  However it can be a challenge to capture good quality 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.