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How can I reduce the wind noise as much as possible when recording a video with a GoPro?

I use a GoPro 10 to record videos. The GoPro is placed on a car. There's some pretty audible wind noise, esp. when the speed is over 50 or 100 kph. How can I reduce the wind noise as much as possible ...
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Nikon D3300 and MeiKe MK-MP1 microphone results in pulsating sound

DSLR: Nikon D3300 Microphone: MeiKe MK-MP1 When using the microphone connected to the DSLR I only get a pulsating sound like the one in this video I tried to change ...
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How to set-up mic for voice-over audio and minimize residual mouth noises

I have a ATR2100x-USB mic from audio-technica. I've been recording some tutorial videos and overall like the sound quality. But the inherent sensitivity of the mic picks up a lot of residual mouth ...
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Has anyone changed mic in gopro media mode?

As sadly as it is, gopro 10 media mode has terrible audio when recorded from media mode mic. I believe that there is a space for an improvement and my idea is to change the mic to something more ...
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How to get external mic working through DSLR camera on Zoom on Mac?

I have tried taking the advice and plugging my mic into my camera, but it is now not working, for the question Noticeable video delay when connecting to laptop and DSLR + external mic. Now I am not ...
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Add external mic using Sony "A/V R" plug

I have a Sony HDR-CX100 video camera that I would like to connect an external mic to (3.5mm plug), but the camera has no dedicated mic input. However, it as an "A/V R" plug: Before you say &...
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Headphone for recording voice for YouTube

I want to record my voice for YouTube videos. So should I get a headphone with mic like Senheiser GSP 300 or a microphone separately and a monitor headphone..?
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Eliminate background noise in home made videos

Background My wife is a private tutor and cannot carry on with classes due to Covid 19. Using Skype, Zoom etc is ruled out due to scheduling conflicts with schools using them. That pretty much left ...
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USB Webcam not working with USB Microphone

I have two USB devices: a webcam and a microphone. I can play the webcam's video into VLC and GUVCView. However, I want to use the microphone for another application. The issue is that launching ...
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Is the boom mic recording audio?

Is the boom mic recording audio or do I need an audio recorder to hook it up to? Sorry I am the biggest amateur.
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Is there a microphone / video setup that requires little to no post-production?

I'm trying to record one take per day of someone reading a story in from of a camera in a vlog-like format, but I don't have a ton of time for post-production. Most advice articles on a vlog setup ...
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Is there any way to record external audio from a Canon Rebel R6?

I am looking at buying a Canon Rebel T6 to record video, but would like to have better audio than the built in microphone. Is there any way, with an adapter or otherwise, that I can use this camera to ...
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I recently bought a Rode NTG2 without much research, what else do I need to make it work well?

Since it has an option for AA battery, I don't need phantom power right? Do absolutely need an audio interface? or can I just use an XLR to 3.5mm cable and connect it to my computer? Are there any ...
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Which microphone should I buy for filmmaking: RODE Videomicro, MOVO VXR 10 or ZOOM H1n?

I am thinking about an external mic or audio recorder. I watched tons of Youtube reviews but still have no clue which to buy. I was primarily thinking about the MOVO VXR 10 but some say that preamps ...
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Sony UWP-D Audio Issues

I have a Sony UWP-D Wireless Lav Mic set and I'm experiencing difficulties with audio in my office building. I can film any exterior shots with no issue. I also have no audio issues with audio within ...
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What kind of mic can be used for double bass?

I want to record double bass, so I need a microphone. What type mic can be used for recording double bass? I interested in micing multiple instrument is there any overview table which shows which mic ...
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Noise (from autofocus?) during Video on DSLR

I have a Canon 6D Mark II and am shooting video with a Canon EW-83H lens. The videos come out great but are plagued by audible creaking and clicking sounds during playback. My guess is that this noise ...
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Recording Presentations with OBS and a Bluetooth Mic

I want to use OBS to record meetup presentations. I can grab the laptop screen for the video and am looking for an inexpensive wireless Bluetooth microphone for the audio. I managed to use OBS to ...
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Why headphones doesn't work with mic out port?

It seems I'm the only person who doesn't understand why Mic out port on Sony ecm-xyst1m external microphone doesn't work with headphones, while having the same jack. I bought that one and first ...
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Can a SONY HXR-NX30U camera record two external audio inputs?

I own a Sony HXR-NX30U which has two XLR input ports. I would like to use both, the directional built in shotgun mic and a lapel mic. Is that possible? In other words: Does the camera support it? If ...
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What should I consider when selecting a frequency band for wireless microphones?

I'm in the market for a wireless lavalier. I was burned in the past by selecting a cheap VHF frequency mic. I learned later that was a bonehead move because VHF is used for everything from TVs to ...
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How should I mic dance instructors when video recording?

I will be filming dance 1-3 instructors who will be teaching to the camera, without other people in the room. They will be moving, sometimes quickly while talking (but in a confined area 5x5feet-ish). ...
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What equipment do I needed for filming dance instruction?

I'm gathering equipment for a "mobile recording studio" focusing on dance instruction. I'm pretty much a novice at this and my budget, while not shoestring, is pretty small. I'm not aiming for very ...
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Are there any omni directional stereo mics for camcorders

I am looking for a good microphone to film trains as they go by. I have been looking, at the Opteka VM-200. But I am concerned that the shotgun directional characteristic will not work well, since I ...
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Proper Microphone for Indoor Use & Filter out Ambient Noise

I'm working on creating some training videos that will cover a single presenter from the waist up, and I'm trying to avoid the microphone being visible while also getting good sound and avoiding ...
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How is the audio for a TV broadcasted football match recorded?

I am watching a TV broadcast from UEFA_Euro_2016. What surprises me is that I so a clearly hear the bouncing sound from the football when it is being kicked. What techniques are used to record the ...
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Microphone problem for camera hp , lc100W

I have bought a camera hp , lc100W I want to use it for lecture record, microphone has not good record, What I must do for the sound? which type of microphone I must ...
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Microphone for indoor interview

I'm using a Rode ntg2 and I feel like the sound is less than ideal in a lot of situations. I record mostly indoor interviews (sometimes echoey enviroments) and I am looking for a good mic for that ...
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How can I record audio with the USB mic and record with the camera without having to sync them?

I want to start making some YouTube videos, but I want to work with what I have for the moment, to see how it goes and learn using them for a while. So I have a Behringer C1-U microphone and a ...
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Will multiple radiomic sets conflict with one another?

I use a single radiomic (Sennheiser AVX) but now need a second one. Will the second conflict with the first one in terms of frequencies? Or would they automatically find different frequencies to ...
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Recording me write my notes and my speech at my desk

I am looking for a fairly cheap set-up (budget: ~C$200) to do the following: videotape the set of notes that I am writing; record my speech as I explain what I am writing. An example of what I am ...
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What kind of external microphone can I use with my Galaxy smartphone?

I'm feeling a bit stupid. I want to make video podcasts using my Samsung Galaxy S3 but of course the internal mic isn't much good. So i need an external mic. Can I use pretty much any battery-...
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Streaming 2 local and some remote players audio issue

I am trying to set up for streaming. Here is what i want to accomplish. I will be the only one streaming video and streaming from the same computer i am playing on. I have a mixer attached to my ...
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How to set up live audio feed (with lavalier mic)?

I've been performing live video broadcast for awhile now carrying around lots of equipment so I can have nice live audio feed in the video stream but I'm currently looking for ways to simplify my ...
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Capturing room audio (audience questions/comments)

I currently use a video camera and a Sennheiser G3 system for recording conference-type events. The G3 is attached to the speaker, and it works great. However, there are two situations where it doesn'...
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Best way to dub the voice in a very low budget or no budget film

I am in the middle of making of a short movie. I have tried dubbing in ordinary mike and later clearing the noise in adobe auditions. But it is not working for me. Can I know the best trick to dub ...
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audio recording and video editing software

I've got a canon powershot. It has an inbuilt mic. I usually take interview-type videos, mostly indoors. The audio quality is poor as far as the purpose is concerned. I use pitvi as my editing ...
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what are the elements of a lavaliere mic system?

I'd like to buy 4 lavaliere mics for my video recording, and I need some education about lav setups. I imagine that wireless mics would be easier to manage, but they probably cost more. I imagine I ...
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How to mount microphone and recorder on the DSLR?

I keep reading that for proper sound you should use an external recorder like the Zoom H1 or H4N with your DSLR. Until now, I was only using an external microphone, namely the Takstar SGC-598, without ...
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Power for lav mic plugged into a Zoom H5?

I have a handheld Zoom H5 recorder and just ordered a lav mic (Voice Technologies VT4001). The Zoom's spec sheet lists its inputs as 2 "XLR/TRS combo jacks" capable of providing phantom power at +12V,...
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Which mic to buy for amatour dslr video shooting: RØDE VideoMic vs. Zoom H1?

My gear is a Canon T5i DSLR, and I take home made videos in family gatherings, kids playing, birthday parties, etc. The internal mic is really bad, especially in noisy environments. I am thinking of ...
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Lavalier vs. cardioid mic for low-budget amateur DSLR video recording?

I have a Canon T5i DSLR, and I take occasional videos in parties, family gatherings, kids playing, birthday parties, etc. The internal mic is really bad, especially in noisy environments. I am ...
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How to handle Rode VideoMic Pro during transport?

Unlike, for example, Zoom H5 which is shipped in a rock-solid plastic box, Rode VideoMic Pro is shipped in a cheap plastic piece which holds it in the box. The piece is much bigger than the microphone ...
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GoPro Hero 3+ Microphone Mounting

I own a GoPro Hero 3+ video camera which requires the following adapter to use an external microphone: http://shop.gopro.com/accessories/3.5mm-mic-adapter/AMCCC-301.html This makes mounting the ...
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What is the cheapest camera I can plug external microphone to?

I am working on some homemade lectures so I need good quality of sound, but unfortunately I do not have any budget so far(amateur stuff). I am looking for a camera that can shoot in Full HD and can ...
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Audio monitoring w/ headphones through HDMI port

I'm looking at a new camera that has a mic in and audio control, but no headphones out. Is there a way to get live audio out of a camera using the HDMI port and plugging into headphones? I want to be ...
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Microphone suggestions or software to avoid background noise in audio

I am afraid this is a bit off topic but I really need to find a microphone recommendation to record home videos without background noise. If this site is not the place and there is a site for ...
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which camera is best for conducting the interview constantly as one-man show?

i tried some DSLR but those have some video shoot limit like 20 minuets. please help me for select good tools like (camera, light, microphone) in low budget. i want to shoot constantly 2hr interview....
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Video recording using external microphone and smartphone

My plan is to record gameplay (using fraps) and myself using a Galaxy S + microphone. I then want to glue them together into one video - picture in picture kind of thing. My concern is for the part ...
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