Mains generated earth loop

by Terfyn - 3/3/13 2:41 PM

In Reply to: Canon HG10 Ext. Input Noise by ggorsuch

The sound may be caused by an earth loop. This is similar to feedback when a mic is placed near a speaker, in this case the loop is through the mains connection to the camera and the mixer board. It is not uncommon and can be difficult to remove. Suggest you run on battery while recording.