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Shure MOTIV MV5 Cardioid USB/Lightning Microphone for Computers and iOS Devices - Silver

Shure MOTIV MV5 Cardioid USB/Lightning Microphone for Computers and iOS Devices - Silver


The Shure MOTIV MV5 Cardioid USB/Lightning Microphone for Computers and iOS Devices is designed for vocal or instrumental recordings. This black with red foam USB/Lightning condenser microphone is designed to bypass any audio interface and allows you to record straight to your PC.

The Shure MOTIV MV5 Cardioid USB/Lightning Microphone for Computers and iOS Devices will come in handy to any user attempting to record high quality voice or instrumental audio. Included is an integrated desktop stand, you will also be able to downplay a variety of apps for editing your content right on your mobile device.

  • For Vocal & Instrument Recording
  • For Computers, iOS & Select Androids
  • Built-In DSP for Sonic Processing
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Cardioid Minimizes Room Tone
  • Broadcast-Quality 48 kHz / 24-Bit Audio
  • Driverless Operation: Easy to Set Up
  • Includes Lightning Cable
  • Includes Detachable Stand
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Available to Order. Usually Ships in 3 to 4 Days
Brand Shure
  • The Shure MOTIV MV5 Cardioid USB/Lightning Microphone for Computers and iOS Devices come out of the box with DSP modes for vocal or instrumental sonic options. It is then also possible to edit audio afterwards if needed
  • The MOTIV MV5 works on computers and iOS devices with Lightning ports. It is also compatible with Android devices that support USB Audio Class 2.0 and micro-USB OTG connectivity
  • The MV5 comes with a directional polar pattern focusing audio recordings to the front of the microphone and eliminating much of the unwanted room noise.
  • For real-time audio monitoring, a built-in 3.5mm headphone jack can be found on the mic.
  • This microphone includes a detachable microphone stand, with a thread mount compatible with any standard 1/4"-20 camera tripod thread. This will enable you to mount the mic straight up on your desk or on nearly any camera mount.
  • The ShurePlus MOTIV mobile recording app offers recording, monitoring, and control for your MV5 mic. It provides metering, equalization, and compression, wind noise reduction, and a sound editor. ShurePlus MOTIV Video, on the other hand, lets you record uncompressed audio for video. When used in conjunction with the MV5, the app offers all functionality of the MOTIV audio app, including gain control, EQ, and compression.
In the box
  • Shure MOTIV MV5 Cardioid USB/Lightning Microphone for Computers and iOS Devices
  • Desktop Stand
  • Micro-B to USB Type-A Cable
  • Micro-B to Lighting Cable


Primary Applications Podcast, Web-Streaming, Audio for Video
Form Factor Desktop / Stand/Boom Mount
Intended Sound Sources Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Sound Field Mono
Capsule Electret Condenser
Diaphragm 16 mm
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Orientation Side Address
Circuitry Solid-State
High-Pass Filter Yes
Gain Adjustment 0 to +36 dB
On-Board Controls Headphone Volume, Mic Mute
Windscreen Built-In


Frequency Range 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Maximum SPL 130 dB SPL
Sensitivity -40 dBFS/Pa at 1 kHz


Output Connectors (Digital) 1 x Micro-USB Female (MFi Certified)
Headphone Connector 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm

Digital Audio

A/D Conversion 24-Bit
Sample Rate 48 kHz
Digital Signal Processing Sound Presets
Operating System Support Windows, iOS, macOS/OS X
Mobile Device Compatibility iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus (with Lightning Connector)
iPad 4th Gen. (with Lightning Connector)
iPad Air (with Lightning Connector)
iPad Air 2 (with Lightning Connector)
iPad Mini 1st Gen., 2nd Gen., 3rd Gen.


Bus Power USB / Lightning


Color Black
Mounting 1/4"-20 Female, Tabletop (Included)
Construction Material ABS, Die-Cast Zinc, Polycarbonate

H: 66 x W: 67 x L: 65 mm (without Mount)

H: 89 x W: 142 x L: 97 mm (with Mount)


90 g (without Mount)

160 g (with Mount)


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Warranty Info


1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.


Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Fujifilm cameras  are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.


Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty, which only applies to when registering your Tamron/Sigma product.


Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.


Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product.  The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.


 All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.


 All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.


2.  My product has gone faulty, now what ?

Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at

   1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product.  ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.

   2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.

   3. Please see our policies under Return Policy and Servicing & Repair Policy for further information


Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.

Shipping Info

1.  FREE Standard Shipping 

Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R1 000. (T&C's apply)

*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

  • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
  • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed.


2.  DawnWing Courier Service (local)

We use DawnWing couriers as our preferred method of delivery.

With sophisticated track and trace equipment, you can pinpoint exactly where your parcel is, from the moment it is dispatched by us, until it's safely handed over to you the recipient.

Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.

Delivery Charges:

We charge a flat-rate for shipping and the charges are per order. 

  • Express Shipping to Main Cities @ R 150.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 1-2 Business Days)* - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.
  • Standard Shipping @ R 80.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 2-4 Business Days)* - To all areas.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The base price of R80.00 incl. VAT is for a parcel up to 10kg in Volumetric and Physical weight. Should the item/s exceed this weight, we reserve the right to increase the shipping charge accordingly. 

Please Note: The above prices quoted are for ordering online through the ORMSdirect website only. A different rate will be quoted if handled manually through our camera sales department. Our delivery service only runs from Monday to Friday. Saturday morning deliveries can be done by special arrangement only and at an additional charge. Please contact to arrange. We reserve the right to re-quote the delivery fee should this become too expensive. 


3.  DHL Express Courier Service (International)

Please note:

International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)

Orms is not responsible for, nor can we offer, any specific advice regarding any customs related fees that you may incur. For specific information, please consult with your local government import office.

Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We strive to exceed your expectations for privacy. Cross-border shipments are subject to inspection by customs authorities. We may also be called upon to provide certain order, shipment, and product information to our international carriers. Carriers may communicate such information to customs authorities for the purpose of facilitating customs clearance and compliance with local laws.

Delivery Charges:

International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.


4.  Collect & Collect from Orms Shop in Cape Town / Bellville

You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Cape Town or Bellville branches. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for online sales on arrival. 


Orms Shop - Cape Town

Open: Mon-Thurs 9 to 5PM, Fri 9:00 to 5PM, Saturdays 9AM to 1PM 

Shop 5, Roeland Square

Upper Canterbury Street

Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

South Africa

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Orms Shop - Bellville

Open: Weekdays 9AM to 5:00PM, Saturdays 9AM to 1PM

Ground Floor, Tygervalley Chambers 2
27 Willie van Schoor Avenue
Bellville, Cape Town, 7530

South Africa


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