Jump to content
Bwana George

External Audio for the Canon 5D Mark II ??

Recommended Posts

Since the audio from the Canon 5D Mark II is not very good, what low to medium priced "external" system would you recommend for sync sound recordings?

 

Also, is it possible to transfer the audio from an external devise into the Canon's CF card WHILE shooting the video. If so, how and with what?

 

Any help or advise would be appreciated.

 

Thanks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've been using the Zoom H4n: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001QWBM62/

 

Bang for the buck (it costs around $300), I think it's great. I like it almost as much as the Sound Devices 722, which costs more than $2K.

 

Thanks Chance. Looks like exactly what I'm looking for, and coupled with the Rode Mic should work just fine for my purposes.

 

But, HOW do you get it to "sync" with the Canon's video? Do you need to use clap boards, like they used in the old days with film?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.



  • FJS International



    Serious Gear



    Broadcast Solutions Inc



    Just Cinema Gear



    Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS



    CineLab



    Ritter Battery



    Rig Wheels Passport



    Paralinx LLC



    New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment



    G-Force Grips



    Abel Cine



    Tai Audio



    Metropolis Post



    Gamma Ray Digital Inc



    Visual Products



    Wooden Camera



    Glidecam


    Cinematography Books and Gear
×
×
  • Create New...