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Offline RMayberry

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Line in > mic in
« on: January 01, 2015, 07:29:10 PM »
Is this possible?
I want to plug my line out from my headphone jack on my rig to a camera with a mic in only.

I purchased the Tascam DR-H1DV and it has an actual "line in" on it.
BUT, the rez just didn't cut it for me. I love the line in but, had to return it.

I have purchased another camera that will have a "mic in" only.
Is there a way to plug the rig in to the camera in to its "mic in" input?
Maybe using some kind of line attenuator????

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Re: Line in > mic in
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2015, 08:12:40 PM »
You can do it but most likely will need to attenuate the signal by like -20db.
I have run line out of many things like a littlebox and m10 (both actual line and headphone) > camcorders. I use a microphone madness -20db cable with good results. b&h has some options too but I have no experience with them. Such as
Or and others with different attenuation amounts
Without the attenuator cable it overloads, even if the meter says it's not.
The main reason I bought a dr-60d was to have better adjustment options for running into a camcorder and couldn't be happier for that purpose or as a audio recorder period.
« Last Edit: January 01, 2015, 08:18:45 PM by willndmb »
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