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Don Kimball
What kind of microphone set up for Sony VX2100?
on Aug 11, 2009 at 7:07:09 pm

Okay I am completing a free-lance project on the Parrots of Australia. I shot 6 months worth of footage and now am editing it in Sony Vegas.

I have done 2 voice-over narrations of my first chunk of film.

1. I used the cam and simply recorded my voice with the cam's microphone on a tripod in the bedroom. The results were that it sounded like I was in a strange muffled closet and the results were very poor. Imagine Australian landscapes and you get this muffled in-the-closet type narration. Not very appealing!

2. I took the cam outside in a totally quiet wild place with no sounds whatsoever except a bit of breeze and my voice. Camera microphone about 10 inches from my mouth. The result: varying degrees with the results. Sometimes a bit muffled, other times a bit too harsh sounding but I feel it still doesnt sound like the clear crisp and smooth narration you get on nature videos.

I am real new at sound here so I would sure appreciate some imput especially from someone that knows the Sony VX-2100 mini DV cam personally and has set it up for quality sound/narration.

Thanks! Very much appreciate the help I get here!

Don Kimball

New to Vegas... excited and intimidated at the same time!


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Thax Clave
Re: What kind of microphone set up for Sony VX2100?
on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:36:29 pm

The CAMERA is fine for recording audio.
The camera's supplied MIC is not.

Ty will be along soon with his mic recommendations.

You can plug any good Mic into your camera's mic input and
record the voice tracks to tape.



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Thax Clave
Re: What kind of microphone set up for Sony VX2100?
on Aug 13, 2009 at 4:27:13 pm

[Thax Clave] "Ty will be along soon with his mic recommendations.
"


Ty is Ty Ford.

He, along with Peter Perry, is one of the moderators of the COW's "Audio Professionals" Forum.

If you re-post your mic question over there, you'll likely get better/faster response.



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Don Kimball
Re: What kind of microphone set up for Sony VX2100?
on Aug 22, 2009 at 6:05:33 pm

Thank you! I did a repost over there.

New to Vegas... excited and intimidated at the same time!


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