Rode VideoMic Issues With Cannon t3i. Help Please!

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by videomaker12, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. videomaker12 macrumors newbie

    Sep 9, 2012
    Hello, I recently purchased the Rode VideoMic to use with my Canon T3i, and am having issues. I plus the mic into to the T3i, and when I record it dosen't pick up any levels. I have messed around with all of the audio settings and nothing works. It only produces a hiss, but picks up on no audio. I have heard of people using this mic with the T3i, but mine just does not want to work. I may simply have a faulty mic, but can anyone help? Thank you!
  2. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    I'd get in touch with Rode...It sounds like a faulty mic. to me...I have a couple of NT's never missed a beat, but Rode CS are great.
  3. Artful Dodger macrumors 68020

    Artful Dodger

    May 28, 2004
    In a false sense of reality...My Mind!
    Also make sure you have a fresh charged 9 volt battery. When they go they will produce a slight hiss sometimes, it happened once to me.

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