4 Camcorder: track selection and magnetic recording

Track selection

Once the audio feed/s have been plugged into the recorder, you must select the correct type for each track. Unfortunately, each model seems to have a layout and labelling system peculiar to itself, hence the need to refer to the appropriate manufacturer's handbook!

The camcorder record section may have a two-, three- or four-position switch, to select between on-camera mic, external/rear inputs, and possibly an onboard radio mic receiver or other facility specific to that model. You can, however, only switch the external input from channel one to track one of your recorder, and similarly the input from channel two to track two. In other words, via the camcorder switching you ...

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