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Old April 20th, 2009, 06:17 AM   #1
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How can I record Audio 1 to both channels ?

Hi :)

I was pretty sure, that I managed to do that. Or was it only with the Z1 before ...

Anyway:
I want a microphone in Audio1 and then record that to Channel 1 and 2 simulaneously.

What's the correct menu setting for that ?

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Old April 20th, 2009, 07:17 AM   #2
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Menu > Audio input > Ext Ch Select CH-1 (records to both channels from input 1), what you want.
CH1/CH2 records them seperately, not what you want.
Page 102 of the manual, for EX1 anyway.

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Old April 20th, 2009, 10:06 AM   #3
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Thanks!
But that's exactly what I did. And it only records on Audio 1.

Strange ...

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Old April 20th, 2009, 10:49 AM   #4
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Make sure that Channel 2 is set to the same input as Channel 1. I had this problem before and realised that Channel 2 was set to Line and not Mic...
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Old April 21st, 2009, 07:49 AM   #5
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Hi Ollie,

Thanks! That's it :)

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Old April 21st, 2009, 08:58 AM   #6
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Can you then adjust the levels independently? I like to have the same source recorded one channel hot and the other lower in case there is clipping. If so this is a great feature.

Previously I'd used a XLR splitter.
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Old April 21st, 2009, 10:07 AM   #7
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Can you then adjust the levels independently? I like to have the same source recorded one channel hot and the other lower in case there is clipping. If so this is a great feature.

Previously I'd used a XLR splitter.
Sure you can, even other audio settings ( limiters) are operational.
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Old April 21st, 2009, 05:20 PM   #8
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The only reason that I'd consider recording the same audio to two different sources was if I could lower the gain on one of them about 5db so that I avoid clipping... why not just record to one audio source and simply set it to mono in post?
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Can you then adjust the levels independently? I like to have the same source recorded one channel hot and the other lower in case there is clipping. If so this is a great feature.

Previously I'd used a XLR splitter.
Just set both volume controls to manual and set one slightly higher than the other, i'm talking about the trim wheels on the back of the camera.

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