Chapter 7Lavalier Microphones

The Lavalier

In today’s world of location audio for video, the lavalier, or lav, has become a real workhorse. For almost all oneman-band camera operators, lavaliers provide a quick and easy solution for getting usable sound to the camera. For many location sound operators, lavs are a safe and easy solution for capturing dialogue.

Figure 7.1

Figure 7.1

Lavalier Basics

We’ve all seen lavaliers on TV—usually ...

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