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Resolved! Maximum SD Card Capacity for HF G30 and G40?

I own two G40s and one G30. I will be doing a multi-day video shoot, during which I will have little time to swap out SD cards. I always shoot using the second SD card as a full resolution backup, so I need to max out the size of my cards for this sh...

HFG20 and HDMI Splitters

Hello I've been using our HFG20 for many years.  I just had the min hdmi port fixed.  I can't seem to split the feed though. I use an ATEM Mini.  However I was trying to go from the camera to an HDMI splitter then to the Mini.   I only get 1 output f...

Resolved! VIXIA - Computer cannot detect camera

New HF R80 not being detected by CameraWindow software.  Computers play USB device inserted sound, but CameraWindow software does not detect it.  Have tried three computers and multiple ports on each with the same results. All other USB devices remov...

longdr by Apprentice
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g30 vs. xa10

Hi everyone! I'm trying to decide between g30 and xa10 since the prices are similar. I'm also open to other options. I'll be using the machine to shoot art films, mostly people and street/studio happenings. I'd love to hear about your experiences usi...

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 Authority
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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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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
  • 2 replies
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