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Hiker
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What setting do I use for powered MIC?

Im using the takstar sgc-598 external mic (battery powered), and Im wondering which setting do I use on the camera?


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Adventurer
Posts: 10,299

Re: What setting do I use for powered MIC?

the top  and 2nd will be the camera powering the mic that has NO  BAT.

the 3rd and 4th will be the  mic that has a battery   hope that helps

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Adventurer
Posts: 10,299

Re: What setting do I use for powered MIC?

 

You would use  the POWERED MIC setting the Powered Mic + will be  20db higher, makes things louder.

Thegopro supplies power  to the mic  since you got a battery for the mic you use????  Powered mic setting not non-power.

 if you use the wrong setting nothing will  happen meaning you will not damage the cam or mic

Hiker
Posts: 8

Re: What setting do I use for powered MIC?

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Im using the hero5 black, and there is no powered mic setting. Its only....

 

-Standard

-Standard +

-Non Powered

-Non Powered +

-Line

 

Sorry I was using the takstar sgc-598 because its the only one I had lying around, wanted to test it out.

Adventurer
Posts: 10,299

Re: What setting do I use for powered MIC?

the top  and 2nd will be the camera powering the mic that has NO  BAT.

the 3rd and 4th will be the  mic that has a battery   hope that helps

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Hiker
Posts: 8

Re: What setting do I use for powered MIC?

Thank you, thats the info I was looking for. Appreciate it