The new Nikon D3100 has video capabilities, and a mono microphone on the front. However, I can't seem to find anywhere if it has an audio input, to enable using a better microphone.


If I read the specifications correctly and the preview from DP Review, it would appear that it only has the built in mono microphone.

  • Bummer, though I suppose most people wouldn't use it, and if they really needed an external input they'd probably use a real video camera.
    – Evan Krall
    Aug 22 '10 at 1:44
  • @Evan : But the now "entry-level" "video dslr" from canon, the T2I (550D) does have external input, apart from a stereo internal mic. Guess it will make its way into a nikon entry level model soon.
    – Abhinav
    Oct 14 '10 at 13:34

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