XLR cable splitters are very handy if you have a situation where the feed only outputs from a single port, or where all the ports are already in-use. With a splitter, you can allow two cameras or devices to share the same outgoing port.
XLR Barrels or Gender Changers
Here’s a really useful piece of gear for any documentary film audio kit: an XLR barrel coupler. It allows you to string together two XLR cables if you need to make them longer. Super handy! They come in male to male and female to female variants.
Sometimes, you might need to connect your camera to a device that doesn’t have a normal XLR output but instead has a 1/8th inch jack or something similar. Here are some XLR adapters that can help get the job done:
XLR USB Adapters
Sometimes it’s handy to be able to plug your XLR microphones into a computer to record voiceover narration or something similar that way– bypassing the camera altogether. With USB XLR preamps, you can do just that.