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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

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At a Glance

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  • zoom iq5 mic full 580 Zoom iQ5 Professional Stereo Microphone
    4/5
    $125.00
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    Zoom's Lightning-connector iQ5 Professional Stereo Microphone may look a little plasticky, but it delivers solid sound in a perfectly portable package.

At a Glance

Zoom's Lightning-connector iQ5 Professional Stereo Microphone may look a little plasticky, but it delivers solid sound in a perfectly portable package.

Price when rated: $125
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Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Pros

  • Produces good-sounding recordings
  • Flexible input-gain options
  • Positionable microphone head
  • HandyRecorder app adds useful options

Cons

  • Easy to dislodge from Lightning-connector port
  • HandyRecorder app's sharing options are limited
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