Attaching the microphone, Using the supplied microphone, Prepa ra ti ons – Sony PMW-F3K User Manual
Attaching the Microphone
Two channels (CH-1/CH-2) of audio can be
recorded (Linear PCM recording) in
synchronization with video recording.
Attach the microphone as follows:
Loosen the screw of the microphone
holder and open the cover.
Set the microphone on the holder with
the UP indication facing up.
Close the microphone holder cover for
the original condition to secure, then
connect the microphone cable to the
AUDIO IN connectors (CH-1 and CH-
2) and secure the cable at the cable
clamp under the holder.
Connect the white plug of the supplied
microphone to the CH-1 connector of the
camcorder and the red plug to the CH-2
Set the LINE/MIC/MIC+48V switches
(CH-1 and CH-2) to MIC+48V.
Set “EXT CH Select” of “Audio Input”
(page 113) of the AUDIO SET menu to
Even when recording CH-1 for 2-channel
monaural by setting “EXT CH Select” of “Audio
Input” (page 113) of the AUDIO SET menu to
“CH-1,” set the LINE/MIC/MIC+48V switch for
CH-2 to the same position as that for CH-1.
However, if a microphone which supports both
stereo and monaural modes is connected and
power of +48 V is supplied to CH-2, the
microphone is not switched to monaural mode,
but the directivity goes the left channel side. For
such a microphone, set the LINE/MIC/MIC+48V
Using the Supplied Microphone