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Functionality tests for LRC microphones

  1. Using one of the Vixias, shoot a video with any of the LRC external microphones:
    1. Connect
    2. Select external microphone as audio source
    3. clip_image001
    4. Record for 5 secs
    5. Playback:  clip_image002_thumb[4]

LRC Wireless microphone basics

  1. Parts: image
  2. Functionality test:
    1. In general, see here.
    2. For specifics: image
    3. The lavaliere is optional, you can plug in another 3.5mm microphone.
  3. Maintenance:
    1. Check batteries
  4. Incidentally, in many classrooms, the Office of classroom technology can provide wireless microphones that connect to the teacher podium.

ATR3350 lavaliere microphone–Parts

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Make sure the microphone switch is turned to off before shelving it – or else the battery will drain which is not easy to replace.

Checklist shotgun microphones

  1. Are all  Parts there?
    • Shotgun Microphone
    • Camera mount
    • Microphone stand clamp : Especially look for the smaller connector in the bottom center – it tends to get lost (remain on the boom pole?).
    • Foam windscreen
    • Permanently attached cable with 3.5 mm output plug
    • AA battery

    clip_image001

  2. Test the Functionality
    1. Test making a recording like so .
  3. Maintenance
    1. If needed, exchange battery (from box on shelves in coed436 with sign "office supplies")
    2. Ensure that microphone is turned "OFF" when it is returned – drains battery.

Checklist for lavaliere microphones (01-03)

  1. Are all  Parts there?
    1. Microphone with 3.5 mm cable
    2. Phono adapter (1/4’’)
    3. Clip clip_image002
    4. Battery  (pictured below) clip_image001
  2. Test the Functionality
    1. Test making a recording like so .
  3. Maintenance:
    1. If needed, exchange battery (from box on shelves with sign "office supplies")
    2. Ensure that microphone is turned off. Have returning student make sure the microphone is turned off (wears down battery).

How to check if components of Microphone Boom pole (01-04) are complete

  1. Boom
  2. Adapter for microphone holder. To change the screw size to that of the microphone holder you have CIMG0017microphone holder CIMG0050, you can unscrew the adapter and turn it around – however, do not lose it!
  3. gitzo-gb0530-CIMG0010
  4. LRCMicroBoom large CIMG0048