Digital Stereo condenser microphone replaces field recorders with the ability to record audio on the go onto an iOS device. Features include 5 preloaded DSP settings, Lightning Connector compatibility, and iOS ShurePlus MOTIV app editing.

Main Features

  • 90 degree adjustable microphone element for highly flexible positioning
  • 5 preloaded DSP settings - speech, singing, flat, acoustic instrument and loud
  • Mid-side architecture for a clear stereo image
  • Included windscreen for reliable outdoor performance
  • MFi certified for use with Apple devices with Lightning Connector
  • Dedicated iOS ShurePlus MOTIV app enables recording and editing at 24 bit / 48 kHz, alongside manual adjustments to limiter, compressor, five band EQ, stereo width, and polar pattern


Where can the MOTIV MV88 be used? 

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.

How does this microphone deliver clean stereo imaging?

The MV88 offers a mid-side architecture for a phase-perfect, clear stereo image. It comes with five DSP preset modes – speech, singing, flat, acoustic instrument and loud – which automatically adjust EQ, compression and limiting. 
The ShurePlus MOTIV app is the control centre for audio customisation, which allows uncompressed files to be recorded at 24 bit / 48 kHz. You can also adjust the stereo width to suit anything from an orchestra to an individual artist, and capture only the sound you want by selecting a specific polar pattern. You can also manually fine tune your EQ.

Which devices is the MOTIV MV88 compatible with?

The MOTIV MV88 is Apple MFi certified for use with any Apple device (iPhone, iPad or iPod) with Lightning Connector. Using the MOTIV app, your Apple device will become the hub for your recording controls, letting you conveniently select from preset audio settings or tweak manually for an individual sound.

Furnished Accessories

Illustration Shure iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone
Amount Part Title
1 MV88 Foam Windscreen Part AMV88-WS
1 MV88 Carrying Case Part AMV88-CC
1 Headphone Monitor Adapting Cable Part 95A13511

Available Variants


Technical specifications

40 g
Height x Width x Depth:
67.0 × 25.0 × 35.0 mm
Frequency Response:
20 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response:
Max. Sound Pressure Level:
120 dB(A)
Transducer Type:
Polar Pattern:
Bidirectional, Cardioid
Switchable low cut:
Interchangeable Capsule:
Main Functionality:
Headphone Output:
Requires Phantom Power:
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