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Microphone has undelying static and hiss

When I use the mic in the camera it produces a lot of underlying his, distortion underneath the adio. Sometimes this is so loud the vocie is completely distorted.

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  • cwinnington Dec 21, 2008

    Hi..yes, no one ever gets sound when I use my cam...same problem..hiss and static..

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Normal 0 Two things can cause static.
First, If you have your speakers turned up to high it will give you feedback causing distortion and static. Best to use headphones when recording.
Second reason is, if you are using a laptop and have added an external microphone between the two it will cause distortion and static.
Not knowing the configuration of your computer makes it harder to analyze the problem.
So hope this is of some help. Bud

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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