In order to capture better quality audio with your camera or smartphone, you are going to need a decent external microphone. The Vidpro XM-AD5 is a mini preamp mixer that boosts your microphone’s signal to ensure clear audio recording.
You can attach this device to the shoe mount of your camera. It works with XLR and 3.5mm microphones. The XM-AD5 comes with a LCD display with L/R level meters. It comes with a convenient dial for volume control.