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Matthew Rundell
Mic into system for VO tool
on Apr 6, 2010 at 6:15:32 am

Can\'t seem to figure this one out. I have a mic with XLR to mini. I plug it into the mic in behind the tower and FCP just gets no signal. I also have a Kona 3 with K Box and a 2 channel UB802 mixer. I have no idea how to get this into the tower from there or the mini jack. Any ideas? Fcp 7. Quad Intel tower.

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Shane Ross
Re: Mic into system for VO tool
on Apr 6, 2010 at 6:25:01 am

What kind of mic? Some mics need to be routed through a mixer in order to work. They typically are condenser mics that don't have any internal power, like a battery. They need the mixer to provide the power, and the boost to the audio. If your's lacks self contained power, that's most likely why it isn't working.

And the Kona 3 doesn't have analog audio inputs, only AES. So a mic won't work with it. You need either a mixer, or a USB mic.


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