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Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Mike__D, May 7, 2002.

  1. Mike__D

    Mike__D Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,
    I just bought a miniDV recorder, the Canon ZR40. I created a post here:
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    I have noticed the microphone is so sensitive that it picks up the tape transport noise/hum. Is this common to all miniDV camcorders? If not, maybe I should return this model for one that doesn't have that problem. Otherwise the sound is phenominal! And I love the size of the camera, as well as the features.
    Thanks in advance!
    Mike D.
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the camcorder is so small that the mic can't help but pic up the tape

    you should buy an external mic if sound quality is an issue
     

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