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Do you own a high-end smartphone? You can plug-in pretty much any microphone and have very decent audio quality. Some Android phones even support usb mics. So you probably need a cheap adapter for standard stereo or mono mics to work with the 3 channel type headphone+mic jacks in modern phones. Something like this: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0058DOWH6/ It ...


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The Canon VIXIA HF R500 is the least expensive consumer camcorder (from a major brand) that I have been able to find. I own one and love it. It has an external microphone jack that is compatible with my wireless lapel mic receiver. http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/camcorders/consumer_camcorders/consumer_camcorders/vixia_hf_r500


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Your most critical need is going to be a professional low noise analog to digital converter and pre-amp with a decent quality microphone to go with it. There are a few options you can pursue for this depending on your interests. Since you are currently working with a computer directly, you could go for any of a number of professional audio capture devices ...


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What you want is generally called an "HDMI audio extractor". There are several hardware products on the market that will extract the audio in the HDMI stream to an audio out connection and pass-through the video part. A search on ebay gives you several results: http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=HDMI+audio+extractor Though if you need very high quality ...


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Professional film makers generally use audio recorded separately from the video on dedicated recorders using professional mics (using XLR cables and the like). 3.5 mm audio connectors in particular are almost exclusively a consumer level connector. So for a professional level, the answer is use something like a Zoom h4n, h5 or h6 and microphones of your ...


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Inspired by @Professor Sparkles♦'s answer, I decided to go for Samsung Galaxy S4* and a noise-reducing microphone with 3.5mm jack for Samsung (and other phones). I will keep you posted if this combination works well. * I was offered Galaxy S4, S5 and LG G3 as the best video producing smartphones currently in the reseller's catalogue. My choice was based on ...


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What you can always do is intercept the signal before it goes into the camera. Buy a small mixer, plug the mic into it and use the headphone out of the mixer to monitor the mic. Then take the master stereo out of the mixer and run it into your camera. You should get on the camera what you hear on the phones. You may want one of the HDMI audio extractors to ...


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It sounds like you need a shotgun mic Also known as a zoom mic. These microphones are designed to help isolate the sound you want originating from the subject while rejecting unwanted ambient noise. The pickup angle is slightly adjustable. To have a narrower cone, you need a longer mic. (see video below) Also to reduce wind noise pickup, you usually cover ...


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Let me start by saying that $1800 is a very, very small budget for this kind of a setup. Bordering on impossible to get the kind of results you probably are hoping to get, if not over the line in to impossible. Video is sadly a rather expensive field to get in to and a professional quality camera the likes of what most popular YouTube shows are produced ...



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