Shure MOTIV MV88 Plus Stereo USB Condenser Microphone

Capture detailed middle-side stereo recordings with Shure sound quality! This pocket-sized mic plugs into your computer or mobile device via USB-C or USB-A.


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Shure MOTIV MV88 Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone for iOS (with Lightning Connector)

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Plug the MV88 stereo condenser straight into your iOS device, swivel the mic toward your source, and record in cardioid, bidirectional or middle/side stereo.

With an innovative mid-side architecture for clean and clear stereo imaging, the Shure MOTIV MV88 Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone directly connects to any Apple device via a Lightning connector to control a powerful mobile recorder for capturing studio-quality recordings. The compact MV88 features an innovative hinged 90-degree adjustable microphone element for highly flexible microphone positioning. Pair with the free ShurePlus MOTIV Recording iOS App for detailed real-time audio control, including five built-in DSP preset modes (Speech, Singing, Flat, Acoustic Instrument, Loud), microphone gain, stereo width, and high-quality 24-bit /48 kHz recording.

Learn how Shure's MOTIV MV88, MV51 and MVi Interface can help you capture audio in this video -- which was recorded using only Shure MOTIV gear:

The MV88 is the perfect high-fidelity solution for mobile capture of all variations: live performance, interviewing, audio for video and vocal and instrument recording. Shure-tested, all-metal construction with included windscreen for reliable and durable performance in any environment.


- MFi Certified Compatible with all iOS devices equipped with a Lightning(R) connector
- Matched Cardioid and Bi-Directional 1cm Cartridges for best in class audio
- Mid-Side Architecture for a phase-perfect, clear stereo image
- 5 DSP Preset Modes (Speech, Singing, Flat, Acoustic Instrument, Loud) automatically adjusts EQ, Compression and Limiting for optimal results
- Innovative read more 90-degree Hinge/Rotation Design supports multiple recording angles, including video applications
- Free ShurePlus MOTIV Recording App for full control, including: 24-bit / 48 kHz .wav (uncompressed) Recording, DSP Mode Selection, Microphone Gain, Stereo Width, Raw Mid-side adjustments, Wind Reduction, Capsule Selection, 5-Band EQ, Compression/Limiting, Immediate file sharing
- All-Metal Construction engineered to withstand the most demanding recording conditions
- Includes windscreen and headphone extender cable
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- MFi Certified: Yes
- DSP Modes: (Presets) Speech/Singing/Acoustic/Loud/Flat
- Transducer Type: Cardioid (1 cm)/Bidirectional Condenser Cartridge (1 cm)
- Polar Pattern: Selections Adjustable Width Stereo/Mono Bidirectional/Mono Cardioid/Mid-Side
- A/D Converter: Up to 24-bit/48 kHz
- Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
- Adjustable Gain Range: 0 to +36 dB
- Limiter: Yes
- Compressor: Yes (adjustable)
- Equalizer: 5-band EQ
- Power Requirements: Powered through Lightning connector
- Housing: All-metal construction
- Net Weight: 40.5 g (1.43 oz.)
- Dimensions: (H x W x D) 67 x 25 x 35 mm
- Includes: MV88 Microphone with foam windscreen and zippered carrying case

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-516-2525

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted April 23, 2020 by Walt B

"This is a good mic."

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I bough tv this blemished so I got a pretty good deal. I would recommend this microphone for anybody that wants to have a nice recording with their iPhone, iPad, or iPod. I used it the first time to read a book over FaceTime to my grandchildren it worked really nicely. It is really good quality and easy to use. It comes with an app which is quite intuitive and very effective in controlling the microphone. I really like it.

Musical Background:

Semi Pro. Sound person. Guitar, Bass, singer.

Musical Style:

We play a bit of everything.
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