Attaching the MA-400 Microphone Adapter and Connecting an External Microphone (XC15)
Article ID: ART166526 | Date published: 09/12/2016 | Date last updated: 09/20/2016
 

Description

Attaching the MA-400 Microphone Adapter and Connecting an External Microphone (XC15)

Solution

Attaching the MA-400 Microphone Adapter

By attaching the microphone adapter to the camcorder, you can use the INPUT terminals to record audio from commercially available microphones or analog line in sources with an XLR connector. The microphone adapter is powered by the camcorder's power supply.

1. Attach the supplied cable clamp to the attachment base at the back of the microphone adapter () and tighten the lock screw ().

2. Insert the attachment base at the bottom of the microphone adapter () to the camcorder's accessory shoe and tighten the lock screw ().

3 Using the supplied unit cable, connect the microphone adapter's AUDIO terminal to the camcorder's AUDIO terminal ().

NOTE
  • Align the marks on the unit cable's plugs and terminals.
  • The unit cable's connectors are interchangeable and either end can be plugged into either terminal.

4. Put the unit cable through the cable clamp ().

Connecting an External Microphone

To each of the INPUT terminals you can attach commercially available microphones or analog line in sources with an XLR connector. To the MIC terminal you can attach commercially available condenser microphones with their own power supply, and a φ3.5mm stereo mini plug.
In order to use the INPUT terminals, the supplied MA-400 Microphone Adapter must be correctly attached to the camcorder. It has a microphone holder where you can fix external microphones with a diameter of 19 mm to 20 mm (0.75" to 0.79").

  • Follow the procedure below to attach a microphone (refer also to the following illustration). To connect an external device to the camcorder, plug the device’s cable into the desired INPUT terminal ().

1. Loosen the microphone lock screw (), open the microphone holder and insert the microphone ().

2. Tighten the lock screw and put the microphone cable through the cable clamp under the microphone holder ().

3. Plug the microphone cable into the desired INPUT terminal () or the MIC terminal ().


SIMS Doc Id

8203071500