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focussing ring on vixia hf g50

Just bought my new Vixia HF G50 and am finding the focussing ring takes a lot of turns to make even the smallest difference in focussing. I've got it set on manual with the toggle switch on Focus instead of Zoom. According to the manual it should jus...

Focus ring doesn't work

The  focus ring on  my Vixia HF G50 is very stiff and has no effect on  the image  no  matter  how  many turns  I give it.  I've got the button on the back of the camera set to  Focus, and have reset  all preferences to factory settings.  I've clicke...

Resolved! ZR70MC - How to get video off of MiniDV Cassette?

Hey all, About 15 years ago, I somehow connected my camcorder to my Win 7 computer and was able to get the video off of the cassette.  I don't remember if I used the USB cable that comes with the camcorder or not.  I vaguely remember pushing the Play...

Vixia HF R800 As A Webcam (I have everything)

Hello,I have a Vixia HF R800 camcorder. I was told elsewhere that by using an HDMI to USB converter I would be able to use it as a webcam. I have everything I need, but when I go to use it, nothing comes up. I don't know if there is a camera setting ...

Vixia HF R800 Zoom Remote

Is there a zoom/focus remote out there that is compatible with a Vixia HF R800? Something similar to a VariZoom switch/remote?  -Thanks

ZSUNTKEN by Contributor
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Resolved! Canon XA50 ferrite core

Hi, I've snapped it together before connecitng it to the power cored. How do I re-open it...?!

sunra by Contributor
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G50 Buzzing noise when starting up

i have a newer g50 " used 10x's  . it just started making a buzzing noise when i turn it on. it's a mechanical noise like you would hear if you had an old wore out computer fan or a nosiey servo buzz. sometimes it's quick and other times it goes for ...

rcflyer by Contributor
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Vixia HF R800 HDMI Out Is Dark

Hi, everyone.I'm using the Vixia HF R800 to broadcast our church meetings.I purchased this in August of this year.The HDMI output to my capture card and television is dark when compared to my Panasonic camcorder.When hooking the Vixia camcorder via t...

Data Import Utility for Mac Catalina

Hello all. I have the Canon VIXIA HF G30.  I had been using Canon's "Data Import Utility" to transfer my video files from the card to my hard drive.  I like this program because it identifies the files not yet transferred and it puts all the .mts fil...

NJMike by Contributor
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Exposure problems

Is there  any way to set the sensitivity of the  camera so that it doesn't burn out the white highlights? I  bought the camera because of rave reviews about its ability to preserve image and  color info but I'm not  impressed at  all. The other day I...

Resolved! HV30 as live feed camera?

The HV30 has a compnent out connection, an AV connection, an HDV/DV connection, and an HDMI connection...yet, I can't get anyone to explain to me, or even admit that it's possible, how to get live feed video to my computer for broadcast like a webcam...

Earl_J by Contributor
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Resolved! XC-10: HDMI time code if 4k

Hi! If I set my XC-10 to HD, I can enable time code / trigger signal over HDMI to start my Atomos Ninja if I press the record button on camera. But if I set it to 4K, the time code / trigger - option is disabled / grayed out. Why can I trigger my Ato...

G21 Viewfinder and LCD

I have a Canon G21. I would like for the viewfinder to work when I turn the LCD 180 degrees to face the subject. The feature has worked on other camcorders, but doesn't seem to work on this one. The Manual  on page 19 is contradictory. At one point i...

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Vixia HF R800 - shut off screen icons?

I just purchased the Vixia HF r800 to display the artist's work live on a screen during workshops. When the camera is plugged into the TV it shows all of the screen icons. After a little while, it goes into screen saver mode. I am not trying to recor...

smkorby by Apprentice
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Vixia HF G40

Cannot connect to PC or Laptop via USB or HDMI. Sometimes connects for about a second then drops the connection. Need this for my church to go Facebook Live. Have been doing it with a cell phone, but want to use the camera. 

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