2.4GHz Wireless Microphones Frequently Asked Questions
Is 2.4GHz a good microphone for online content creators?
The bottom line is 2.4 GHz microphones are a great choice for those who only need a few channels and want hassle free setup. This makes them the perfect choice for TikTok Creators, YouTube/Facebook Live Streaming, Vloggers, Bloggers, interviews, online teaching, and more who only require a maximum of 2-microphones for recording their content.
With today’s technology advancements like intelligent noise reduction, the quality – even at the budget end of the market – is almost as good as what the wired alternatives offer.
What are the main advantages of using a 2.4GHz wireless microphone for content creation?
For content creators’ 2.4GHz wireless microphones are extremely simple to operate, have international compliance, good price point, allow more than one microphone to be connected to a single receiver, have a working distance up to 30m without loss of signal, in-line attenuation, ultra-low latency, and better battery life.
Are there any disadvantages of using 2.4G wireless microphones?
The two main disadvantages only really apply to professional broadcast video recording. 2.4G wireless systems often uses internal, non-replaceable rechargeable batteries which are not ideal for professional workflows where long recording times and quick swaps are required.
With 2.4G systems audio is compressed digitally and while this is a decided advantage for content creators using their smartphones to record audio or conduct meeting using a laptop is not the best option if any audio post-production work is desired. However, this only applies in broadcast or audio studio recording.
Is 2.4 GHz better than Bluetooth?
2.4GHz audio is noticeably better when compared with Bluetooth wireless audio. Unlike Bluetooth our microphones auto-pair and it's simply a plug-and-play experience for the content creator. However, the real advantage is better sound quality. 2.4GHz wireless chipsets boast a long-range and latency free user experience meaning there is no delay in the audio signal.
Can 2.4 GHz penetrate walls?
Yes. 2.4 GHz networks cover a substantially larger range than 5 GHz wireless networks. 5 GHz networks do not penetrate solid objects such as walls nearly as well as do 2.4 GHz signals.