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set up my camcorder as a webcam. possible to use camera's onboard mic for audio?


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after a couple of hours of searching on the forums and amazon, looking for a good deal on a webcam, someone gave me the friggin obvious idea of using my camcorder. it's connected by firewire, and the video seems to work great for skype. the problem is the on-board mic on my powerbook is crap and the audio is all windy on the other end.

i can't seem to get my powerbook to recognize my bluetooth headset either. i do have a couple of mics i could use but then i have to hold them or set them up somehow.

basically i'm just wondering if it's possible to get the audio from the on-board mic on the camcorder through the firewire?

thanks in advance
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Maybe, go into System Preferences and look into the Sound icon.

For iChat, use it's Preferences where you can choose which mic to use in the Audio/Video tab.

Use System Preferences to first sync to your bluetooth head set.

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