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Blue cast to recordings with R800

Hoping someone can advise...  mine is an indoor location setup for teaching.  I have the area lit by two soft boxes and am using two R800 cameras - one is for overhead tabletop down shots and the other camera is off to the side to capture me sitting ...

BP-820 battery

I bought the XA-11 from Amazon, and two extra batteries from B&H. Now, one of those three will not hold a charge. I have labeled my batteries, but I don't know if I have ever used this particular one.In the charger, it starts yellow for a moment, and...

Canon VIXIA HF20 with EOS Webcam Utility for Windows 10

I wanted to use my Canon VIXIA HF20 for video conferencing. I have been reading the web pages that surface. Many of them are simply duplicates of each other, but one pointed me to EOS Webcam Utility for Windows 10. When I went to the page to download...

Remote for Vixia HF R800

Is there a remote for this camera that can be ordered? Or an aftermarket addtion that could allow for remote control capabilities?

Canon Vixia HF R700 vs iPhone 7 Video Quality

I have a Canon Vixia HF R700 and an iPhone 7 (just an iphone 7).  Here is footage of iphone 7 vs my Canon at Standard Quality at Full HD (17Mbps) and Higher Quality than Standard Full HD (24Mbps).  My canon can film up to 35mb/s.  The video you see u...

Japowger by Apprentice
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Touch focus area

On the XA40 and other cameras with the touch screen focus, is there any way to increase the touch box area to cover more of the screen?


Is there a way to to transfer video from the DV tape in the camcorder directly to the SD card also in the camcorder?

Vibe by Apprentice
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HF G40 Audio drops out in the middle of segments (files)

Filming a sports game using the internal microphone only, there are 100 segments (files) on the card. Most of them are fine but several of them start out fine but about half way through the audio tracks go to zero (no sound). The sound returns on the...


How to adjust the volume input when using an external source like a sound board

Just got the Canon XF400 !

I had been using my Canon Vixia G60 camcorder for over a year which I like a lot and still use. But I had been having "top handle" envy for some time and had been eyeing the Canon XF400. I just received the XF400 from B&H and I can definitely say I'm...

Casey415 by Enthusiast
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Canon XA40 OR XA50?

Am looking at buying either the XA40 or XA50, Should I be be concerned with the smaller sensor in the XA40? Its for general documentary work, holidays, wlidlife and skiing stuff. Any owners of either camcorder please advise.

ozzie63 by Apprentice
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Canon XA11 Focus Ring Not Working

I can't seem to get the Focus Ring to work as a focus ring because it functions only as a Zoom ring.Is there a setting or a switch on the camera that changes the ring to a "focus ring" instead of a "zoom ring"?? Thanks so much for any help!

imkens by Apprentice
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Canon VIXIA HF R800 freezing during livestream

I have several people set up with this camera going into their laptops with an AJA U-tap capture device for use during recorded Zoom calls. For a couple people, the shot is freezing intermittently. One person had a brand new laptop... Maybe too much ...

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