Audio Rec Level


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

  1. MENU (Shooting) → [Audio Recording][Audio Rec Level].
  2. Select the desired level using the right/left sides of the control wheel.

Menu item details

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


  • 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.
  • To reset the audio recording level to the default setting, press the (Delete) button.


  • 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 mode.
  • [Audio Rec Level] is unavailable during slow-motion/quick-motion shooting.
  • The [Audio Rec Level] settings are applied for both the internal microphone and the (microphone) terminal input.
  • The setting for [Audio Rec Level] does not apply to recordings made using [Voice Memo].