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The manual of your camera says it uses a 3.5mm stereo mini plug and supplies 2 V. I don't know what the standards for DLSRs are, but I've found an image from Sennheiser which shows this: This would mean it's using the tip as the power line as well as output, while the ring and the sleeve are grounded. Which means it's sending the signal unbalanced. I've ...


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Yes indeed, my same question. A bit of research led me to this wonderful invention... One end into your mic port one end into your recorder and theres a feed line off out to your headphones. Its also an attenuator which drops the high signal output from your camera to the recorder. For $36 is really worth the investigation. go to b and h camera and type in ...


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From cheapest (really poor quality) to best. The main options I can think of is a) hacking headphones in to the RCA connector from the video out port. The signal type on the white and red RCA jacks for the A/V cable can be fed in to headphones, but there will not be a volume adjustment, the impedance will mismatch and the quality will be pretty bad as it ...


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Great question. If you're only going to do this once, then make sure you record the audio on the camera--it would be a hassle to sync audio recorded from another source later. But you don't have to use the camera's crappy microphone to do this. Before I dive into my 2 solutions, let me just say, you can rent all kinds of good gear out there on the Internets ...


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I know this is very late to the original post, but I have been looking at the same problem and have experience of various external recorders, so thought it would be of help to anyone else with the same question! My camera is a Canon EOS 550D, so not exactly the same, but close! 1) the internal mic is terrible - as is the firmware. The first thing to do if ...


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