Author: Dylan Field

Remote Access – Mac

Connecting to files.mj.unc.edu from off campus

Connecting with a Mac

1. Follow the instructions located here to establish your VPN connection (don’t worry, you only have to do this setup once).

2. Once you have connected to the UNC VPN, click on the “Finder” icon in the dock

a screen shot of the Finder icon in the Dock

3. In the menu bar, click “Go” and then click “Connect to Server…” in the drop down menu

a screen shot of someone clicking Go then Connect to Server on a Mac

4. In the dialogue box, under “Server Address:” type
smb://files.mj.unc.edu

5. Click “Connect

6. Type in your onyen username and onyen password and click “Connect

a screen shot of Connect as window

7. Select the volume you want to mount and click “OK

8. The drive should appear on your desktop. Double-click it and now you are connected to files.mj.unc.eduthe Departements Drive icon

Labs and Classrooms

All classroom and lab computers offer Microsoft Office, Firefox, Chrome, Fetch, Fugu and Adobe CC 2017. For access to the building and to our multimedia labs, please browse to our access page. It can take up to 72 hours for your access request to be processed. Contact the Dean’s office in Carroll 117 if you still don’t have access after 72 hours.

Mac Labs

  • Carroll 059 – Graphics Lab
  • Carroll 060 – Digital Darkroom
  • Carroll 067 – Multimedia Lab
  • Carroll 132 – Convergence Lab
  • Carroll 144 – Carolina Week Lab
  • Carroll 145 – Carolina Connection Lab
  • Carroll 268 – Ad-PR Classroom

Labs and Classroom Availabilities

Labs 59, 60, 67, 132, 144 and 268:

  • Sundays | 1:00 PM – Midnight
  • Monday – Thursday | 5:30 PM – Midnight, unless there are classes scheduled
  • Friday | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, unless closed for maintenance

Also available are the iMacs in the Park Library when the library is open (check their website).

Audio Settings for SX

Sports Xtra Camcorders (Sony NEX-EA50U)

 

  • Basic setup for shooting B-roll.

a closeup side view of the audio controls of a Sony camcorder

The setup to record the internal built-in microphone onto both Input 1 (Left channel) and Input 2 (Right channel). Audio Level can set to AUTO as long as you aren’t recording in a very loud environment.

 

 

  • Basic set-up for shooting interviews.

a closeup of the audio controls on a Sony camcorder

The setup to record a microphone plugged into Input 1 onto both Input 1 (Left channel) and Input 2 (Right channel). Audio Level needs to be set to MAN (manual) and adjusted with the dials if you are recording in a very loud environment. NOTE: Inputs set to MIC because mics don’t require power from the camera.

 

 

  • Set-up to record wired/wireless mic and natural sound

a closeup of the audio controls of a Sony Camcorder

The setup to record an external microphone plugged into Input 1 onto Input 1 (Left channel) and the internal built-in microphone onto Input 2 (Right channel). Audio Level can set to AUTO as long as you aren’t recording in a very loud environment.

 

 

  • Set-up to record wired/wireless mic that requires power. (For shooting interviews)

a closeup of the audio controls on a Sony camcorder

The setup to record a microphone plugged into Input 1 onto both Input 1 (Left channel) and Input 2 (Right channel). Audio Level can set to AUTO as long as you aren’t recording in a very loud environment. NOTE: Input 1 set to MIC +48V because the mic requires power from the camera (not a CW or SX microphone).

 

 

  • Set-up for conducting an interview using two microphones

a closeup of the audio controls on a Sony camcorder

The setup to record an external microphone plugged into Input 1 onto Input 1 (Left channel) and an external microphone plugged into Input 2 onto Input 2 (Right channel). Audio Level can set to AUTO as long as you aren’t recording in a very loud environment. NOTE: Inputs set to MIC because the mics do not require power from the camera (CW or SX microphone).

 

 

  • Set-up for conducting an interview using two microphones that require power

a closeup of the audio controls on a Sony camcorder

The setup to record an external microphone plugged into Input 1 onto Input 1 (Left channel) and an external microphone plugged into Input 2 onto Input 2 (Right channel). Audio Level can set to AUTO as long as you aren’t recording in a very loud environment. NOTE: Inputs set to MIC +48V because the mic requires power from the camera (not a CW or SX microphone).

Audio Settings for CW

CAROLINA WEEK Settings (Canon XA20)

 

  • Basic set-up for interviews using a Carolina Week wired/wireless mic

a close-up of the audio controls of a Canon Camcorder

The setup to record an external microphone plugged into Input 1 (Left channel). This set-up will also record an external microphone plugged into Input 2 (Right channel) if you set Input 2 to CH2 in the camera menu. Audio Level can be set to A (auto) if you aren’t recording in a very loud environment.

a close-up of the audio controls of a Canon Camcorder

The setup to record an external microphone plugged into Input 1 (Left channel). This set-up will also record an external microphone plugged into Input 2 (Right channel) if you set Input 2 to CH2 in the camera menu. Audio Level must be set to M (manual) if you are recording in a very loud environment.

 

  • Basic set-up for shooting b-roll with natural sound

two Canon Vixia menu screens

This is the menu setting to record the internal built-in microphone to Channel 2 (Right Channel). NOTE: An external microphone plugged into Input 1 always records to Channel 1 (Left Channel) regardless of which input CH2 is getting.

 

  • Advanced Interview set-up to record one mic on both channels

two Canon Vixia menu screens

This is the menu setting to record an external microphone plugged into Input 1 to Channel 2 (Right Channel). NOTE: An external microphone plugged into Input 1 always records to Channel 1 (Left Channel) regardless of which input CH2 is getting.

 

  • Advanced Interview set-up to record two external mics

two Canon Vixia menu screens

This is the menu setting to record an external microphone plugged into Input 2 to Channel 2 (Right Channel). NOTE: An external microphone plugged into Input 1 always records to Channel 1 (Left Channel) regardless of which input CH2 is getting.

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