Selecting the audio input type and the sensitivity level of the external microphone (Ext. Input Setting)

You can select the audio input type (“MIC IN” or “Audio IN”) of the (microphone) jack and the sensitivity level of the external microphone.

  1. Select “ Settings” - “Recording Settings” - “Ext. Input Setting” from the HOME menu, and then press.

    If an external microphone is not connected to the (microphone) jack, “Only Activated When External Input Used” appears.

  2. Pressorto select the desired audio input type, and then press.
    • To select the audio input type and leave the sensitivity level of the external microphone as it is:

      Select “MIC IN” or “Audio IN.”

      MIC IN: Select this audio input type when an external microphone is connected to the (microphone) jack.

      Audio IN: Select this audio input type when an external device other than a microphone is connected to the (microphone) jack.

      When you are finished with the selection, press. Pressing switches the audio input type and displays the Recording Settings menu. Proceed to step 5.

    • To select the audio input type and the sensitivity level of the external microphone:

      Select “Sensitivity setting” under “MIC IN,” and then press. Pressing displays the Sensitivity setting screen. Proceed to step 3.

  3. Pressorto select “For Voice” or “For Music,” and then press.
  4. Pressorto select the desired sensitivity level, and then press.
  5. Press and hold BACK/HOME to return to the HOME menu.
    To return to the screen before you displayed the HOME menu, press souni_stopSTOP.

Description of menu items on the Sensitivity setting screen

You can select one of the following items:

For Voice:
You can select one of the following sensitivity levels for recording voices.
  • Auto: An appropriate sensitivity level is automatically selected according to the input human voices (default setting).
  • High: Suitable for recording distant or soft human voices in large spaces, including conference rooms.
  • Medium: Suitable for recording small meetings or interviews.
  • Low: Suitable for speaking into the built-in microphones to record voice notes or recording nearby or loud human voices.
For Music:
You can select one of the following sensitivity levels for recording music.
  • High(Music): Suitable for recording small-group chorus performances and distant musical instrument sounds.
  • Medium(Music): Suitable for recording live music from a distance of 1 to 2 meters (40 to 80 inches), such as chorus or musical instrument lessons.
  • Low(Music): Suitable for recording live loud music, such as band performances.

Hint

  • The recording volume level may vary depending on the external microphone. Check on the recording level guide and change the microphone sensitivity level.