RX10 'motor' noise recorded in video - what can I do?

Started Dec 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
necamica New Member • Posts: 4
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Just got one last week and play with it for some time.

First, I can hear the fan motor like sound (it is like purring) from mine.  It is not loud, but audible.  In fact, I was holding at my chest level and heard it for the first time - but it was dead quiet room.

Does my RX10 record this sound?  Yes, it does.  The factory default mic level was set to 26 and I think it was way too high.  First, I monitored with headphone and the sound from my camera can be heard easily.  When mic level was set to 20 or lower, I can still hear it but very faint.  At 16 or lower, I need to crank up the headphone volume to hear it.   Then, when I listen the recordings - they are much quieter than live monitoring.  I think mic level at 20 was fine - I can only hear when I crank up the volume really high.  I don't think I will go close to 26, though - it started to get little noisy..   I am still learning and figuring out the proper mic level for my recordings.

Anyway, the recorded sound is very low and it may not cause any problem in normal use.

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