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Is there any way to record external audio from a Canon Rebel R6?

Welcome to Video Production Stack Exchange! Bad news first- Unfortunately, you are stuck with the in-camera mic with the T6. The T6i has a microphone jack for mounting an external microphone. If ...
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Why headphones doesn't work with mic out port?

Microphones output at mic level, which is a signal that ranges from around 0.001 volts to 0.01 volts. Headphones work at closer line level, which is around 1 volt. Based off that information, you can ...
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How should I mic dance instructors when video recording?

There is another option that is good to know about, the Crown PCC-160 boundary mic. This is a standard mic to put at the edge of a stage to get good quality sound from actors in plays. "Supercardioid ...
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Can a SONY HXR-NX30U camera record two external audio inputs?

Pages 41-43 of the HXR-NX30U manual tells you exactly how to do this. First of all, the "superdirectional boom mic" is an accessory that overrides the "builtin mic" (which is much smaller and not a ...
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Will multiple radiomic sets conflict with one another?

These wireless microphones specifically designed not to interfere with each other. They will automatically find their counterparts but can only send a signal to one receiver. You should be OK.
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Will multiple radiomic sets conflict with one another?

Recent digital wireless products are more likely than not to have automated features which both search out available channels, AND to automatically pair transmitters and receivers. However, legacy ...
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How is the audio for a TV broadcasted football match recorded?

The primary method of getting that "zoomed in" sound is using parabolic microphones. They are manually operated and usually carried by the operator listening just to the output of that microphone. The ...
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What kind of mic can be used for double bass?

You can use any microphone for any instrument. However which one you use will depend on your specifics - is the instrument going to be moving, do you want to be very directional to just record one out ...
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What is the cheapest camera I can plug external microphone to?

If anyone is still looking for a similar setup that won't break the bank, I'd go with a laptop mounted cam - I have a Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 which can be mounted on a tripod, too. The quality is ...
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Eliminate background noise in home made videos

Forget an app. The truth is that a mic is, not only the best option but also an honest option. It will help the audience to focus on the content instead of making it a pain to hear. I would go for a ...
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Headphone for recording voice for YouTube

The quality of the headphones will only affect how the audio sounds to you, so you don't necessarily need to spend your money on that to improve the audio for a youtube video. I would suggest ...
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How to set-up mic for voice-over audio and minimize residual mouth noises

There is some good advice here : https://training.npr.org/2017/01/31/the-ear-training-guide-for-audio-producers/#recording How to avoid mouth noise: Changing mic placement can often help, especially ...
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What adapter do I need to merge two microphones as L and R channels?

This is a tricky question, and much depends on the specifics of your camera and the microphones you're using. Without those details, it's impossible to make specific recommendations. In broad strokes, ...
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Eliminate background noise in home made videos

Answering my question with a no extra cost solution using the Noise cancellation headset I had. Using any Bluetooth headset (even supporting BT 5.0) like Crossbeats and recording with stock camera app ...
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I recently bought a Rode NTG2 without much research, what else do I need to make it work well?

Sounds like you want to use this mic as an input to your computer? This might not be the right mic for that purpose - it's a balanced, mic level signal, designed to go to a balanced mono input on a ...
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Sony UWP-D Audio Issues

After searching forums and YouTube videos, I believe I've found the culprit: My building's ultrasonic motion detectors. They emit an ultrasonic chirp every few seconds that the mics 'hear' and turn ...
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Is the boom mic recording audio?

The boom mic is a sensor. It converts audio into an electrical signal. To record that signal you need a recorder of some kind, one that is capable of amplifying a microphone level signal and recording ...
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Is there a microphone / video setup that requires little to no post-production?

First, have your subject(s) rehearse the heck out of their presentation if that is practical. If you have access to a Mac, place it near a wall, preferably white. Bounce a cheap lamp off the wall to ...
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Is there a microphone / video setup that requires little to no post-production?

What I would do is concentrate on the setup in front of the camera, to make sure that what you're recording is the best quality it can be, in order to avoid the need for post. Set up your lights so ...
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Noise (from autofocus?) during Video on DSLR

The noise you talk about is usually caused by lens motors related to autofocus and motors, related to image stabilization. The best you can do is to use external microphone and connect it to ...
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Recording Presentations with OBS and a Bluetooth Mic

You could get a Sennheiser ClipMic, plug it into a cell phone, and then establish a Bluetooth connection between the cell phone and the Laptop. I can't give any first-hand recommendations on best ...
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How should I mic dance instructors when video recording?

I would go with a wireless headset microphone like the Shure SM31. Better than a body-affixed mic like a lav, to avoid clothing rustle, which will be severe Eliminates any concerns over pointing the ...
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How should I mic dance instructors when video recording?

I just noticed your asking about mics. Good that you're thinking about the issue. Scout the locations beforehand and avoid places with bad reverb (or weird sounds) at all costs. As mentioned in my ...
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What equipment do I needed for filming dance instruction?

Should I get a digital SLR video camera, or a camcorder, or something else? It depends on your planned usage. Canon and I think Nikon DSLRs are still limited to recording up to 4GiB of footage, and ...
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What equipment do I needed for filming dance instruction?

To answer your questions: 1) A DSLR is fine for a first try out. As an acquisition format (not delivery), HD is on its way out very fast though. The rage these days in 2K or actually 4K. So, later or ...
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Proper Microphone for Indoor Use & Filter out Ambient Noise

I'm going to answer this broadly in theory and then get back to your question. Shotgun mics are usually supercardoid or some variant. That means that although a majority of the pickup is in the front ...
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Proper Microphone for Indoor Use & Filter out Ambient Noise

My two suggestions are: Use a lav mic and don't worry too much about a small mic being visible. Training videos don't have to look like Downton Abbey. Use a shotgun mic, but also use an acoustic ...
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Microphone problem for camera hp , lc100W

The rule of thumb for recording sound is that the closer to the source you get the better the sound. The reason is that the further you are from the source the more you have to increase the recording ...
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Microphone for indoor interview

I like lavalier mics. For $900 you should easily be able to get 2 lav's wireless for both receivers to XLR Alternately, cabled lav's are fine for a studio situation!
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Microphone for indoor interview

If you have an echoey room, the only solution is to get the microphone closer to the subject. Period. Directionality won't solve your problem. In high-budget productions you see people wearing lav ...
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