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   Lou,

    Are you able to supply a CD or tape of the concert? I'd love  to  
hear it on my system.

   regards, Ken fritz.


On Dec 19, 2010, at 4:21 PM, Lou Judson wrote:

> As a live sound mixer who is often called pon to provide a sound  
> feed to performers' cameras, any cmera with no LINE level input is  
> a toy to me. I refuse to carry the extra gear it would take to send  
> mic level to a video - if they don't bring professional gear just  
> use your own mic!
>
> A mic level input on a minijack is a poor source to use in my  
> opinion. But then, I have no desire to see talking heads at a  
> conference anywa, even less poerpoint, all I need is a good speaker  
> talking intelligently! But that is taste maybe.
>
> Here's an example of a live music two-camera shoot with my stereo  
> line feed to one of the cameras:
>
> <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuaq_-hl0HE&feature=player_embedded#!>
>
> pardon me for bragging, even if you don't like the music. But mic  
> inputs only are inadequate.
>
> <L>
>
> On Dec 19, 2010, at 12:52 PM, Michael Biel wrote:
>
> Unless you can sync the zoom's audio to the video, the use of a  
> camera without external mics is useless to record a conference  
> presentation or anything else where you must get the microphones up  
> close to the speaker or performers.  A camera without mic imputs is  
> useless except for home movies of the kids or sighseeing.  You  
> don't make a video of a speech to see the speaker, you do it to  
> HEAR him, and maybe also SECONDARILY to see him.
>
> Check out the new line of Canon cameras, some of which have mic  
> inputs.  Anything that doesn't have mic inputs is a toy.
>
> Mike Biel  [log in to unmask]