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Canon ZR100 cannot view tape

Canon ZR100 Mini DV Camcorder records fine but when playing the tape back, the picture is all wavy as if in Fast Forward and the sound is clear. If you press the fast forward button...the picture is clear but the sound is in fast forward. Any ideas a...

NJenkins by Apprentice
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Vixia HF G30 compatible memory cards

I have a Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera.  I have been using memory cards with the following specs:  SanDisk Image Mate 120 MB/s, SDXC I, U=1, Circle=10, 64GB.  I just tried using 3 cards with the following specs:  SanDisk Image Mate 140 MB/s, SDXC I...

kwil by Apprentice
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ES 60 plays back tape but won't show picture

I recently dusted off my ES60 camcorder in an effort to transfer home videos to digital format. I did about 8 tapes successfully, but then started to get no video displayed in the view finder or on TV. The tapes insert properly, and plays, rewinds, f...

Resolved! ZR85 How to transfer videos to my iMac running macOS v11.6.2

I would like to transfer videos from my ZR85 camcorder to my iMac computer with OS 11.6.2.  Can anyone advise on the best way to do this as I have been striking out with proper cables/connectors.  Thanks in advance.

kvs2 by Apprentice
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VIXIA HF R800 Discontinuation

I was told by a camera shop that the R800 has been discontinued. Does anyone know if this is true and is there a Canon replacement for the R800?  Is there a phone number to contact Canon? Searching for answers...

Remote Power Up of Vixia hf R80

We are mounting video cameras (Canon Vixia hf R80) in areas for our church video live stream which will not be readily accessible. How can we remotely power up and power down these cameras without having to physically push the on/off button on the ca...

Canon VIXIA HF R400 Camcorder (fuzziness in video playback)

Hi! I have had this camera for about a year now (Canon VIXIA HF R400) and was wondering whether or not I can remove the fuzziness from the video maybe in settings? I realized putting the video on "Programming AE" helps a little bit... But, the fuzzin...

VIXIA HF G50 connect and use as external webcam

Trying to connect and use my VIXIA HF G50 camcorder as my external camera on my 2015 MacBook Pro in order to stream a Zoom meeting. Connected HDMI cord from camcorder to MacBook. MacBook does not seep to even recognize it as even being there (not sho...

Jman by Apprentice
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Canon Vixia GX10 firmware

Has anyone been able to find a firmware upgrade for the Vixia GX10 with Clog-3? I checked the firmware file VNA4.FIM version for the GX10 and the XF400 and found the firmware files to be idetntical. Has anyone tried to install the VNA5.FIM on...

Connecting Canon ES8400V Camcorder to Macbook Air Laptop

Hi! I have a Canon ES8400V 8mm camcorder. I‘d like to move the videos from the cassettes to my laptop. I looked at the manual online and didn’t find anything on the subject. I saw on another post that I would have to use the Canon software applicatio...

Canon VIXIA HF R500 - 'Task in Progress'

Each time the camera is turned on, the camera comes on as normal then after a couple of seconds I get the following message 'Task in Progress.  Do not disconnect power source.'  The camera will turn on after this message and I am unable to restart th...

Resolved! ZR25MC manual needed, info on how to charge battery

I have an old unit, but cannot find the manual. It is no longer available from Canon, so I would like to know if anyone here knows where I can get a manual (preferably PDF).How do I charge the battery?Thank you 

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