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I wish to add a directional mic to my canon VIXIA HF R100. Can I add it to the Mic input?

ComposerEd
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Do I require an antenna with separate battery power or is the mic input adequate to provide power for the mic?

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Richard
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Hi ComposerEd,

You may connect an external microphone to your VIXIA HF R100.

 

Microphones should meet the following specifications:  3.5 mm stereo minijack -57 dBV (with 600 Ohm microphone)/5 kilohms or more.  Because this camcorder cannot provide "phantom" power for the microphone, an "active" microphone (requiring external power) must supply its own power.

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Richard
Product Expert
Product Expert

Hi ComposerEd,

You may connect an external microphone to your VIXIA HF R100.

 

Microphones should meet the following specifications:  3.5 mm stereo minijack -57 dBV (with 600 Ohm microphone)/5 kilohms or more.  Because this camcorder cannot provide "phantom" power for the microphone, an "active" microphone (requiring external power) must supply its own power.

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buy a   good  quality elect mic one with an internal  battery  ussually a  AA  OR  AAA  battery

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