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Sony HDR-CX900 video camera on playback sound is a continuous squeal.

Technician's Assistant: How old is your HDR-CX900?

Have had about year and half. first part of video was ok then after added an auxiliary michrophone all sound has the squeal

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your HDR-CX900?

Was going to download to youtube have as done im past put the sound from what recorded is nothing but this annoying sound on every frame.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?

That 's it...thank you.

Submitted: 24 days ago.Category: Camera and Video
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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
1st part of video okay then added auxiliary microphone then all after that has the squeal.
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Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 24 days ago
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Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 24 days ago

The squeal may be coming from the spindle of the reel motors.

You can try applying a drop of lubricating oil to the center of each spindle to see if that helps stop the squealing.

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Worked fine until put the auxiliary microphone on it.
Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Would too much volumn do that.
Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 24 days ago

Is the squeal coming from the video camera itself, or is it coming from the speakers?

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Coming thru the speakers. On all videos taken while auxiliary microphone hooked up.
Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 24 days ago

Ok, then the volume level may be set too high - try reducing it, and if the squeal also reduces then you should use a lower volume setting.

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