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Vixia HF G40

When I go to image effects and looks, I have turned on highlight priority but when I do, the camera doesn't allow me to take photos. Is there a way around that or not?

rhckm49 by Enthusiast
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Corrupted files from a card

So I've been through the ringer on this, and realised some of the mistakes I made that got me here, but I'm casting this out to see if anyone may have had this experience and been able to salvage anything. Using a Canon Vixia HF R800, I have files re...

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Resolved! Advice wanted: Canon DM-100 vs 3rd-party cold-shoe mic

I have a Vixia HF G50 that has both a standard cold shoe and proprietary mini Canon shoe. I'm a bit torn between the following two audio solutions and would like to hear from others. The following options are mics that have two operating modes: mono ...

rs-eos by Whiz
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Vixia HF G50

Hi All, I'm using the Vixia HF G50 as a live streaming camera at my church and using a Magewell USB Capture device so my Mac thinks its a webcam. We are using a Berhringer X Air as the sound board and running the headphone out on the board to the mic...

dansaun by Apprentice
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HF-G50 strange white balance issue

I'm filming sequences using auto mode inside a spray booth under Daylight Blanced lighting. I fil a few sequences and then all of a sudden the images are almost sepia toned. I have to stop and re-start the camera to get it back to correct white balan...

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jbjewitt by Apprentice
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Gimbal for XA45

I have an XA45 on the way and would like to get a gimbal as well. It looks like many of the ones I am seeing are for DSLRs. What affordable <500 gimbals are compatible for XAs?

fof80s by Apprentice
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Optura 40: Digitally Transfer Videos to Computer & Conversion

I have an Optura 40 and want to digitally transfer the videos on my miniDV tapes to a computer. I just purchased and installed a firewire capture board. Reading some post online, many people use some capture software, press the play button on the cam...

mula by Contributor
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Using external mic when in auto mode

I have a Canon Vixia HF G20. When shooting in Auto if I plug in an external mic, the sound is really bad.  I tried to adjust the Mic levels but that option does seem to be available in auto mode. How can I get quality sound shooting in auto mode? If ...

Read miniDV from Optura 40 but Recorded on Optura 200MC

I have a bunch of miniDV tapes that were recorded on an Optura 200MC. Unfortunately, my 200 MC camcorder seems to be dead. I got an Optura 40 which I believe is a generation behind the 200 MC. Will I lose any video quality when transferring videos th...

mula by Contributor
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Power Pinout for Optura 200 MC

I have a bunch of DV tapes and I want to get the recordings on my computer. I still have the camcorder Optura 200 MC. Unfortunately, I only have one power cable that has a 3 pin female connector that goes into the camcorder and a 'regular' connector ...

mula by Contributor
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Time lapse option is greeted out

Can’t figure out how to do time lapse on this xa20 canera. Please help. Tried using all three settings tv Etc frame rate is there but the setting for slow and fast is grey.

Using HF g50 for Live stream

Hi All, I would like to pick up an use the G50 for live streaming via the HDMI output. I do have a few questions though:I do not currently need the 4k output, only 1080p, I believe the HDMI output can be set to 1080p, is this correct?Is the HDMI out ...

bobsmit by Apprentice
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Understanding Shooting Speed of Optura 50 Camcorder

Currently in process of transferring 8mm film/movies taken by my Canon Optura 50 camcorder to my computer to edit and export to DVD. After transferring the film from the Canon Optura 50 to the editing software, there are settings in the editing softw...

no1texan by Contributor
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