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Audio level Issues with Sennheiser Wireless MIcs

We are having issues with audio levels when using the Sennheiser wireless Mic systems with the Panasonic. We have the gail at its lowest setting in the camera and the sensitivity at its lowest setting in the wireless mic transmitters and the camera settings on the side of the camera at mimimum. We have too low audio levels with a slight buzz after capturing in Final Cut. We seem to have edgy or raspy audio if we use any higher settings. Any advise ???? Help Needed.

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MAKE SURE WHAT LEVEL IS OUTPUT FROM YOUR WIRELESS, LINE LEVEL OR MIC LEVEL. SET YOUR XLR INPUT TO SAME LEVEL BEFORE YOU ADJUST YOUR RECORD LEVEL. ADJUST SWITCH ON FRONT OF CAMERA NEXT TO XLR. IF NOT SELECT AUTO LEVEL AND IF PROBLEM EXISTS STILL, TAKE IT TO SOMEONE WHO CAN MONITOR THE AUDIO ON AN OSCILLOSCOPE TO CHECK DISTORTION

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Could be your capture device.  Isolate this problem by monitoring the quality of the audio at the RF reciever, then monitor it at the camera.  I'm assuming you do not have a EFP mixer or other device that will actually measure your Dbm or Vu levels - what happens if you play the tape in the camera and monitor the output of the camera with an external device - even a TV or stereo? If it sounds good on your TV turn your attention to the capture card.

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