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What models of the Vixia line have lens threads

I am new to the Vixia line.  I recently picked up a Vixia HF R40 and I'm pretty suprised at the quality.  However, it lacks the ability to add a wide angle lens adapter.Is there any list of Vixia HF camcorders that have lens adapters?  I would like t...

Resolved! I need 2 monitors off my HF G21 camcorder

Hello All, I want to get 2 video monitors off my Canon HFG21 cmcorder. It has the mini HDMI. So i tried a 3-way that had 1  HDMI male to 2 HDMI female. The trouble is, when i connected it to camera and plugged in 1 monitor it worked great. Then when ...

TSN by Contributor
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HELP Canon XF105

Hi I'm relatvely new to filming and my new workplace has a Canon XF105. I need to film a large about of footage against a green screen... here's my set up.  We've just bought this new kit which includes 4 x 85 Watt 5500k Day Light Bulbs. The reason f...

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Kim2803 by Apprentice
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Legria HF R106 internal storage

Hi Hope someone can help.  I recorded a part of my daughter's school concert onto my faithful Canon at the weekend.I can play it back on the camcorder but when I try to copy it to my pc (tried Mac and Windows) it isn't there.  I've also used a card r...

AdrianB1 by Apprentice
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Canon XF100 Auto Focusing

At our church we have 2 Canon XF100 camcorders. The past few weeks they both appear to be randomly focusing in and out in the center of the screen. Auto focus is off, face detection is off. What could it be? This is after 4+ years with ZERO issues.

Resolved! How to Live Stream for Vixia HF R82

I want to use my Vixia HF R82 to live stream for places like Facebook and Youtube. I'd also like to use it for Zoom meeting calls instead of my computer's camera (to improve the video quality and also use my USB microphone to improve the quality of t...

Resolved! HF G40 Backup Recording Format

I have recently started working with HF G40 camcorders, and am very happy with the results.I currently use dual recording - AVCHD on Card A, MP4 on Card B. The spec sheet indicates that the camcorder can record MP4 at 1920x1080 - but I can't find out...

Resolved! Canon XA30 microphone question

Hi is there wa way to use both an external XLR microphone, and the cameras internal microphone, at the same time as auido feeds 1 and 2?  If the power button on switch automaticly over rides the internal microphoe, can I use a 1/4 or 1/8th to XLR cab...

XA20 Zooming Out Automatically

I've read through a numbrer of other posts here for different camera with seemingly no solution. This "appears" to be a software, not a mechanical issue as the unit will zoom out while resting, nobody at the controls. I didn't see anything address it...

XA 20 Zoom Problem

My XA 20 zooms out automatically whenI am zoning in to a subject. This happens when using the rocker switch on the handle accessory and the one on the camera.     What is going on?   

NJS21 by Apprentice
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Resolved! HR R700 will it work with a HDMI to USB 3.0 capture device

I want to use it as a web cam.   It would have to work with a HDMI to USB 3.0 capture device. For it to work it has to have HDMI out while it's on but not recording,  or it can be recording but the HDMI output has to be working. Either way will the H...

Resolved! Flip out LED screen

HelloDoes anyone have any good suggestions for shooting in bright sun? I find the LED screen is not viewable even with backlight enabled. Its like filming blindfolded. Vixia HF R70Thanks

hobo by Contributor
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Vixia HF G40 won't hold brightness setting

Hello.  This camcorder is excellent in all areas except for two things.  I can't get it to save the OLED screen/viewfinder brightness setting.  I change it from NORM to BRIGHT, and as soon as I shut off the camera it returns to the default NORM setti...

FhvnEd by Apprentice
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HF G20 output not viewing

I have an HF G20. I got it like 6 years ago. I've been using a C027 Avermedia capture card.  Recently my motherboard died so I had to get a new one.  I got the MSI Performance Gaming AMD X470 Ryzen 2 AM4 DDR4 Onboard Graphics CFX ATX Motherboard.  I ...

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