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Can someone help me pleaseeee I was wondering if I could hook a rode video mic to my canonsx50hs ?

 
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Re: Can someone help me pleaseeee I was wondering if I could hook a rode video mic to my canonsx50hs

Hi Hashy666,

 

The PowerShot SX50 HS does not have a terminal that will connect to an external microphone.

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Re: Can someone help me pleaseeee I was wondering if I could hook a rode video mic to my canonsx50hs

To confirm, will connecting a label mic to an SX50 HS via a 5 pin Mini USB Male/3.5mm Female cable work or not?

Thanks.

 

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Re: Can someone help me pleaseeee I was wondering if I could hook a rode video mic to my canonsx50hs


@ayberry wrote:

To confirm, will connecting a label mic to an SX50 HS via a 5 pin Mini USB Male/3.5mm Female cable work or not?

Thanks.

 


Probably not.  

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Re: Can someone help me pleaseeee I was wondering if I could hook a rode video mic to my canonsx50hs

That USB idea will not work and could damage your camera. If that was possible Canon would have mentioned it in the manual but the manual only addresses the built-in mics. I would not try it you may wind up with a camera-shaped paperweight.

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Re: Can someone help me pleaseeee I was wondering if I could hook a rode video mic to my canonsx50hs

Thanks, John.
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Re: Can someone help me pleaseeee I was wondering if I could hook a rode video mic to my canonsx50hs

You're welcome!

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