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G30 - LCD Suddenly Dead?!

Hi everyone! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all.  I have an HF G30 that I use casually, but frequently this time of year.  Last time I used it was only two weeks ago, and everything was fine.  I just turned it on today and...  No LCD.  Cam...

G40 Zoom Issue

I bought a Canon Legria G40 this time last year and it worked fine until about September. It then began to zoom out randomly every now and again. The zooming out has gotten worse and worse until recently when it began to constantly zoom out. The issu...

Resolved! video chopped into sections

There seem to be only three methods for saving video to the computer. 1. Plug in the camcorder and navigate to the folder that holds the video and copy and paste it to the computer. The problem is, the video is chopped up into short segments and they...

Xf100 wont turn on

Hi.I have an xf100 it turned on when i got it. Havent used it for a while and now it wont turn on.I have charged the battery and it just doesnt turn over. Only turns on woth the power chord attached! Please help

Canon Vixia HF R400 - USB Mass Storage?

I recently purchased a Canon Vixia HF R400 and was wondering if there is a way to make the camera appear as a USB mass storage device (like an external hard drive or flash drive). When I plugged in the camera using the provided USB cable to a Debian ...

Len by Contributor
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Resolved! Canon HF G40 - Low Cut Filter Specs?

I've been trying to find any literature that specifies at what frequency the low cut filter rolls off on the Canon Vixia HF G40 camcorder...I have several mics with a built in roll off (low cut) switch. Some roll off at 80dB, and some at 200dB.Does a...

vixia hg21 will not tape

Its been 4 years since using this camera but I find after charing battery  the unit does not film. I can take photos, but not film.This is true whether or not I use the "record button" or the "start/stop" display below the screen. Also, there is mate...

Jimt by Apprentice
  • 4 replies

Resolved! Canon Vixia HF G20 Blurry Focus when Zooming

I filme outdoors in low and bright light so I've been using the Autofocus.  However when i zoom in and out the pic is blurry until I stop the zoom for the camere to refocus.  Any setting suggestions to make the zoom/focus a smooth transition? Thanks

amywe by Apprentice
  • 11 replies

Resolved! Mac does not see Canon hf G20

I am trying to transfer video to my mac with the usb cable. I understand that it is supposed to show up as a drive on the desktop. Mine does not. iMovie doesn't see it either. When I go to Import Video, it tells me to plug in a camera. The camera is ...

doland by Apprentice
  • 2 replies

convert M2TS to MP4

I just pre ordered the iPhone 6 Plus and it will be delivered on 9/19. So excited. My question is how I could transfer the M2TS video files stored in my camcorder to iPhone 6 Plus so that I can watch them whenever. I only know iPhone 6 plus supports ...

Wired remote recommendation

Hi - I'm looking for a simple wired remote that I can use with my Canon XA-15 camcorder. I want a simple record start/stop (zoom is nice, but not essential). and it needs to be wired, not wireless. I need the cable to be approx. 10ft long. There is a...

Blue Outline on Manual Mode Vixia HF S30

Hi all, I have a problem where if I put my Vixia HF S30 on manual mode, there is a blue outline on subjects on the video and viewfinder. What do I do? Is this a setting problem? It doesn't happen on auto. Please let me know ASAP. thank you!

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