I don’t have an XL2, but it


I don't have an XL2, but it looks like there's a setting for "SHOE" on the audio controls on the side.  It looks like you'll also have to switch to 32kHz/12 bit audio by going through the menu.


Here's a page with more information:  http://kbsupport.cusa.canon.com/system/selfservice.controller?CONFIGURATION=1011&PARTITION_ID=1&secureFlag=false&TIMEZONE_OFFSET=&CMD=VIEW_ARTICLE&ARTICLE_ID=3870


Here, also, is a similar thread on dvinfo:  http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/canon-xl-gl-series-dv-camcorders/61803-dm-50-xl2.html

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