The X/Y capsule as I wanted to try and see how the line-in worked.
I need some TRS leads made up next.


> On 11 Jan 2019, at 11:47 pm, Hamit Campos <hamitcam...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Cool dude. So which of the H6's snap off mics did you try it with? I think 
> you may have said the XY 1 but can't recall.
> 
> On 1/11/2019 3:28 AM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
>> Thanks for this and I did find it in the manual.
>> The manual refers to the microphone as being a convenient function for 
>> recording such things as track titles, voice memos and so on, no argument 
>> there.
>> So one can record from the Slate Microphone and perform various other tasks.
>> The manual does give direction in diagram form so that’s something else I’ll 
>> have to add to the Zoom F8N “Work Out List” <smile>.
>> I can certainly monitor the microphone which in itself is dead useful.
>> 
>> 
>>> On 10 Jan 2019, at 1:45 pm, Hamit Campos <hamitcam...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Don't quite know how that slate mike that's built in works but that's what 
>>> it is. It's a slate mike so you can keep in touch with the dirrector. 
>>> Remember now this is totally into movie making stuff now. Apparently even 
>>> more so than the H6.
>>> 
>>> On 1/9/2019 9:40 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
>>>> I finally managed to get the Zoom F8N recorder going this morning and the 
>>>> process was easy enough though you will certainly need sighted assistance 
>>>> to start the ball rolling
>>>> The first thing that needs to be done when you turn the F8N on is to set 
>>>> the date and the time, there seems to be no way of skipping this step but 
>>>> given time and date stamping is just so useful then why not spend the 
>>>> extra seconds it takes to complete this task.
>>>> Next you will need at least 1 SD card to be inserted into one of the 2 SD 
>>>> card slots on the left-hand side of the recorder.
>>>> The SD cards are immediately identifiable by the magnetic doors that allow 
>>>> easy access to each slot, the front slot with the front of the recorder 
>>>> facing you is SD 1.
>>>> You then need your sighted assistance to go through the menu system to SD 
>>>> Card and from there select Format. You then select the SD card you wish to 
>>>> format - SD Card 1 or 2 - and move to “Yes”, pressing the jog-dial in to 
>>>> start the formatting process which takes a couple of seconds.
>>>> So now you’re ready to record and you can monitor the microphones using 
>>>> the headphones socket which is on the right-hand side of the recorder and 
>>>> identified by the hexagonal nut at the base of the quarter inch headphone 
>>>> output jack.
>>>> The Headphone output has its own dedicated analogue control which is 
>>>> easily found on the control panel below the jog-dial and menu button.
>>>> The menu system is a ripper to use because the menu system doesn’t appear 
>>>> to wrap anywhere thus if you keep turning the jog-dial to the left in the 
>>>> main menu then you’re going to stay on the folder option which is the 
>>>> first option in the main menu so all I have to do now is to go through the 
>>>> menu system at some stage when we have more time.
>>>> I recorded some voice with the Zoom H6 X/Y capsule plugged into the rear 
>>>> of the F8n without any difficult.
>>>> There is a built-in microphone on the F8N which I wasn’t aware of.
>>>> It appears you can’t record from this so the idea must be for monitoring 
>>>> purposes.
>>>> The F8N delivers distinct tones to indicate that functions have worked 
>>>> when you press a key or an error has happened, I’ve not heard the battery 
>>>> alert tones as yet.
>>>> The volume for these alert tones can be adjusted to suit your taste.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
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