Rode Wireless Go 2 Review - B&C Camera

Fumbling around with wires and bulky microphones while trying to work can be annoying, and it's an added step many photographers and videographers would love to eliminate. But fear not, because I've got some exciting news for you! The Rode Wireless GO II is the ultimate solution to all your audio woes. 


This lil' guy is super tiny, crazy versatile, and a breeze to use. With its dual-channel receiver and two transmitters (2-Person Kit), you can capture professional-grade audio without fuss. Plus, it's got all sorts of cool features like onboard recording capabilities and compatibility with pretty much any camera, phone, or computer you can think of. This really is next-level wireless audio! So please sit back, relax, and let me tell you all about the outstanding Rode Wireless GO 2.

Rode Wireless GO II Single Compact Digital Wireless Microphone System/Recorder (2.4 GHz, Black)

Rode Wireless GO II Single Compact Digital Wireless Microphone System/Recorder (2.4 GHz, Black)


Design & Build

You won't believe how tiny and lightweight the Rode Wireless GO 2 is! It's pocket-sized and weighs less than 32g, so it takes up virtually no space in your camera bag, backpack, handbag, or briefcase. And with the included carry pouch, everything stays tidy and secure. The Rode Wireless GO 2's unique clip design makes it easy to mount onto clothing, a camera cold shoe, a mobile camera rig, a boom pole, or any cold shoe accessory


The receiver is a sleek little device that's easy to clip onto your camera or clothing, and it has two separate channels for the two transmitters. The transmitters are also incredibly easy to operate, with simple power, pairing, and muting buttons. Plus, they come with some handy accessories like furry windshields and a storage pouch to keep everything safe and sound. When I first used this gadget, I was impressed with its lightweight and functional design, precisely what we all want in a wireless microphone system.

So no matter where you go or what you're filming, this ultra-compact wireless microphone system is the perfect solution for capturing high-quality audio.



Audio Quality

When it comes to sound quality, the Rode Wireless GO 2 definitely delivers. The system uses Rode's new Series IV 2.4GHz digital transmission, which provides a reliable and stable connection even in crowded environments. And with a range of up to 200m line of sight, you can capture audio from almost anywhere. 


But what about the actual sound? Well, it's pretty good. The Rode Wireless GO 2 has a frequency response of 50Hz - 20kHz, which covers a wide range of audio frequencies. This means you'll get a clear, crisp sound with plenty of detail and depth.


One of the best things about the Rode Wireless GO 2 is its versatility. You can use it with just about any device - cameras, mobile devices, computers, you name it. And no matter what you record, the sound quality is consistently excellent. Whether you are shooting a vlog, a short film, or a documentary, the Rode Wireless Go 2 will capture every sound with clarity and precision. Plus, with the onboard recording capability, you can use it as a standalone recorder and capture audio even when you're not connected to a camera or other device.


Wireless GO II lounge podcast with RØDE Connect


Ease of Use

Okay, let's be real - sometimes setting up audio equipment can be a total pain in the you-know-what. But the Rode Wireless GO 2 made it actually pretty darn easy. Like, "Why can't everything be this simple?" easy. 


Setting up and operating the Rode Wireless GO 2 is so simple. It's like taking candy from a baby (not that I condone taking candy from babies, of course!). Seriously, though, Rode has made it incredibly simple to get up and running with this system. First, it's super lightweight and compact, so you can toss it in your bag and forget about it until you need it. When it's time to start recording, you only have to clip the transmitters onto your subjects and the receiver onto your camera or other recording devices. And BOOM, you're done.


The transmitters and receiver automatically pair with each other, so there's no need to mess around with complicated settings or menus. If you need to adjust anything, the touch screen makes it easy to navigate and make necessary changes. Plus, with the extended range and improved transmission stability, you can count on your audio coming through loud and clear. So whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie to wireless audio, the Rode Wireless GO 2 is a breeze to set up and operate.


Okay, so let's do a quick overview of the Rode Wireless GO 2's pros and cons list:


  • Completely wireless.
  • Simultaneously records two subjects
  • You can record directly to your camera, phone, or onboard storage.
  • 600-foot range.
  • Record on single or separate channels.
  • Up to seven hours of uncompressed recording storage and battery life.


  • Some settings can only be adjusted from a computer.
  • Doesn't ship with a physical manual.


Rode Wireless GO 2 is the perfect solution for shooting videos, recording podcasts, or even conducting interviews. Its dual-channel recording and ability to function as a USB microphone are just the cherries on top of this already fantastic product. And let's remember how easy it is to set up and operate - Rode has thought of everything with this system. So if you're in the market for a high-quality wireless microphone that won't weigh you down or break the bank, look no further than the Rode Wireless GO 2. It's the real deal!


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