Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have tripled checked that the microphone is not obstructed, but when I video (in whatever quality size) when downloaded and played back the sound is very intermittent. It appears that the mic is very one dimensional and when you pan around gently the sound disappears until you are smack bang in front of the source again!! Is this a Z800EXR fault or is there something wrong with my camera?



Answers :

As far as I know there is nothing in the camera's software which would cause this HOWEVER I suspect that the problem lies with your computer not having enough processing power to decode the audio properly. (ther is a lot more info in the shot when the camera is moving than when it is static) Try the files on another computer, preferably a newish one. The mic sounds 'flat' because it is a mono mic not a stereo one. If the file won't play properly on a different well specified pc with the correct codecs installed then it's a faulty camera.
I hope I have been of help but please do not hesitate to ask if you have any further questions.
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