Adjusting the Mic. Level (XC10)
Article ID: ART163050 | Date published: 10/15/2015 | Date last updated: 10/15/2015


Adjusting the Mic. Level (XC10)


You can adjust the audio recording level of the built-in microphone or an external microphone (φ3.5mm) connected to the MIC terminal.

Manual Settings

1. Turn the camcorder on.

2. Touch [ ] menu -> [ Mic. Level].

3. Touch [ ].

  • [ ] will appear and can be used to adjust the audio recording level.

Adjusting the Mic. Level

  • Touch [ ] or [ ] to adjust the audio recording level as necessary.

  • As a guideline, adjust the audio recording level so that the audio level meter will go to the right of the -10 dB mark only occasionally.

Returning the setting to automatic.
Touch [ ].

4. Touch [ ].

  • When the audio level meter reaches the red point (0 dB), the sound may be distorted.
  • We recommend using headphones to check the sound level while adjusting the audio recording level or when the microphone attenuator is activated.