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Comica mic on Canon HF-G40

Manny754
Apprentice

Hello, my HF G40 sends out a evenly spaced audio beep when I connect my COMICA external microphone. What should I do? Get another microphone or configuring the camera?
Thanks for any help at all.

 

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IamintheUK
Rising Star

As far as I can tell, Comica mics are powered from the device they are connected to and do not have a battery on board. The G40 manual states on page 79 that to use a non Canon external mic, the mic needs to be self powered, ie it has its own internal battery.

I suspect this is the cause. So you will need to purchase a self powered mic. There are quite a few available.

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Thank You for your suggestions.

 

I check the camera manual and got a way to make it work with the Comica self powered microphone to avoid the wind noises while outside. The next step is to connect the TASCAM DR-05.

 

Thanks again

Manuel Martins

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