Canon Community Canon Community

New Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-21-2018

Vixia HF R700 Image Shakes

I bought a couple of these based on the reviews to use to record concerts that I promote. However, when on tripods, the vibration from the music causes the image to distort on both cameras. They are exceptionally light but I have never had this issue before with any other camera, including my phone. If you hold the camera there is no problem.


I tried weighting the tripods with sandbags - which helped a bit but not enough. 


Not sure if anyone else has this issue and has come up with a solution but any ideas will be appreciated!




Frequent Contributor
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎08-10-2017

Re: Vixia HF R700 Image Shakes

I sometimes get this with my G40. The vibration is being transmitted to the camera via the tripod. In my case using a monopod helps tremendously. I know in your case this is not an option. See if you can isolate the tripods feet from the floor. Maybe standing then on the sandbags.

Legria HF G40 - Zoom H2n - Dell 8700 i7-4790 3.6Ghz, 24Gb RAM, nVidia GTX 750Ti - Win 10 - DaVinci Resolve 14.3
Super Contributor
Posts: 176
Registered: ‎02-13-2016

Re: Vixia HF R700 Image Shakes

You might also try experimenting with the Image Stabilization switched on and off.

powered by Lithium

LIKE US on Facebook FOLLOW US on Twitter WATCH US on YouTube CONNECT WITH US on Linkedin WATCH US on Vimeo FOLLOW US on Instagram SHOP CANON at the Canon Online Store
© Canon U.S.A., Inc.   |    Terms of Use   |    Privacy Statement