EarloftheWest wrote:You had the cell phone on the tripod, and you had the sound from the sound system plugged into the cell phone?
Correct. And it worked beautifully. But I had to custom-build the cable. You're not likely to find anything locally.
EarloftheWest wrote:Did you say that the sound from the sound system AND the cell phone microphone were being broadcast at the same time?
The reason I used a cable is early testing showed the sound using just the built-in mic was very poor. Since then, I've determined it was caused by the voice of the person at the podium mixing with the sound from the sound system. Direct and amplified. The human ear can filter it out. A microphone cannot.
Using a cell phone with the built-in mic keeps things very simple, but some care needs to be taken to insure the sound is understandable.