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Old December 25th, 2009, 07:33 PM   #1
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Canon XH-A1 Sound recoding question

I just started making 20 minute edited videos for prospective college bound student atheltes. The video part is pretty easy. However when I have the athelete introduce themselves in the beginning of the video how do I turn off the built in camera microphone and only use the clip on microphone pluged into either mic 1 or 2? Thanks
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Old December 25th, 2009, 10:04 PM   #2
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Rob, what make of clip on mic do you have, does it require 48volts and does it have an XLR plug. (btw this should be in the Canon XH-A1 forum) Cheers.
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Old December 31st, 2009, 11:38 AM   #3
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If it is a mic with a small jack plug, it automatically cuts out the inbuilt mic.

If it is an XLR mic, you have to select it in the menu that automatically cuts out any other mic. If you don't go through the menu, it keeps recording through the onboard mic.
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Old January 1st, 2010, 10:26 PM   #4
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I am planning to buy canon XH-a1s this year. so the built-in mic. and the xlr input of this video can work both of them. that was good feature. thanks
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