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Cannon VIXIA HF-R80 used a webcam?

stage
Apprentice

I want to use my Vixia HF R80 to live stream  for Zoom meetings.

Can this camera be a a webcam?

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Tim
Authority

stage, 

The VIXIA H R80 is not designed to be used as a web cam.  We recommend a cheap, purpose built web cam for use as web cam.  

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mikemathmiller
Contributor
The R80 is advertised as having streaming capability. Instructions say you can connect via Wi-Fi to an access point. Give it a try and see if it will work.

bobsmit
Apprentice

I've been able to use the R80 as a webcam, but it required using an HDMI input capture device ($100). I was able to connect the HDMI cable from the R80 to the capture device which connects to the PC by USB. My PC recognized it as a regular webcam.

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