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What setting do i use to run my cordles mic in to audio 1

I have a canon xl1 and , asomson uhf series one micrro diversity receiver and pluged it into audio 1 but when i record it is still getting sound from mic on camara , then i swich ti audio setting and i get no sound , what are the right settings

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Without more clarification I am assuming that you have the onboard mic plugged in normally & I don't know where the RF mic is connected.

First thing is that we know that you get sound from the shotgun mic in ch. 1. If you do not plan on using the onboard shotgun, then the fix is easy! Since it has been confirmed that ch. 1 works, just disconnect your shotgun & plug in the RF receiver to that, check your levels, and shoot away.

If you are still wanting to use that shotgun along with the RF, then I suggest that you re-read pages 51 - 54 of the instruction manual. You can find where to jack in, how to set, and change audio levels on these pages. Good Luck!

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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