Article ID : 00075994 / Last Modified : 12/07/2018

Wind noise is heard when playing back recorded video.

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Wind noise is recorded when air is moving rapidly by the microphone of the camcorder. To help reduce wind noise, try any of the solutions below.

  • If the camcorder has a jack for an external microphone, use an external microphone.
  • Block the built-in microphone from the wind to help reduce the amount of recorded wind noise.
  • If supplied with the camcorder or the external microphone, attach the wind shield (foam or fur-type) to reduce the wind noise. 
    NOTE: Universal type wind shields may also be purchased separately from third party manufacturers.

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  • If the camcorder has a Wind Noise Reduction feature, enable it by following these steps:

  1. From the screen of the camcorder, select MENU by tapping the LCD screen or using the multi-selector.
  2. Select Camera/Mic.
  3. Select the microphone icon.
  4. Select Wind Noise Reduct.
  5. Select On.


NOTES:

  • Low frequency sound may not be recorded when the Wind Noise Reduction or Auto Wind NR feature is activated.
  • When Wind Noise Reduct is set to On, Blt-in Zoom Mic is set to Off.