Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-7/ILCE-7R

Audio Rec Level

You can adjust the audio recording level while checking the level meter.

  1. MENU (Camera Settings) → [Audio Rec Level] → desired setting.

Menu item details

Turns up the audio recording level.
Turns down the audio recording level.

Resets the audio recording level to the default setting.


  • Regardless of the [Audio Rec Level] settings, the limiter always operates.
  • [Audio Rec Level] is available only when the shooting mode is set to Movie.
  • The [Audio Rec Level] settings are applied for both the internal microphone and the (Microphone) terminal input.


  • Use a headphone and adjust the audio level by checking the actual sound.
  • When you record audio movies with loud volumes, set [Audio Rec Level] to a lower sound level. Doing so enables you to record more realistic audio. When you record audio movies with lower volumes, set [Audio Rec Level] to a greater sound level to make the sound easier to hear.