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Resolved! XF400 HDMI internal priority vs external only

Hi.  I have been outputting 4k 60 fps to an HDMI recorder.  Now I have an SD card that can record XF-AVC.  When internal priority is set to record XF-AVC, is the output to HDMI identical to the HDMI output when recording "external only?" I ask becaus...

NickMDal by Enthusiast
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Resolved! Canon HF R80 date-time stamp

I have a Canon Vixia HF R80 and wish to record with the date-time stamp appearing on the recordings when I transfer the files to my computer.  Is this possible?  I have read the manual and it is very confusing.

Zoom noise in videos with Vixia HF R800

I have the Vixia HF R800. I use the Takstar SGC-598 external mic with it regularly. Is there any way that I can quieten the zoom noise I get in my videos when using this camera to record? I normally use the zoom in variable mode so I can zoom quickly...

Cannon HF R800 Screen has gone white/gray

The screen on my Canon VIXIA HF R800 camcorder went white/gray and nothing I do can fix it. Before it went blank it said it could not communicate with the battery. The battery was fully charged. I have also tried a different battery and turned it on ...

How Can I Shut Red Recording Light Off?

Just purchased a Vixia HF G21 camera and so far love it. Use it primarily to record concerts and musical performance. Have a question for this group since I cannot find in the manual. Is it possible to shut off the red blinking recording light? It's ...

Resolved! Can HF-G30 be connected to android devices via USB?

I have been trying to connect my Vixia HF-G30 to my Galaxy S7 and Galaxy Tab E tablet via the usb port of those devices, and when the camera connects, I get and error message on both saying that the camera usb connection is corrupt. I've tried Canon'...

shagamus by Apprentice
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Gimbal for XA-20

Hi - does anyone know of any gimbals that would take a Canon XA-20? Have tried a weight stabalizer, but can't get on with it. Wondered if any gimbals would work - loads for DSLRs, but can't find one for a Camcorder

Need microphone advice

Hello folks,I use a Canon XA30 to record lectures. I currently have a wireless Shure lav mic that I use, plus a boom mic on top of the camera. When filming a lecture, I cut the mic level down on the boom mic until the Q&A session. Sometimes I need a ...

HF G20 output won't split

Hey all. I've been using my G20 for years to stream.  However, I want to output to multiple HDMI. So I've bought about 15 HDMI splitters.  But no matter which I choose the output won't split. I plug it into my computer (avermedia capture card) and it...

Resolved! Canon Vixia HF-R800 "Cannot Record"

My Canon Vixia HF-R800 is unable to record to a new top-brand micro-SD card (64 GB). (This is just to provide a record of it.  I doubt anyone has a fix.  But, feel free to prove me wrong!) Details: Camcorder = Canon Vixia HF-R800.  Relatively new (<1...

can not upload videos from Vixia hf r72 to my computer

Hi I am unable to upload new videos to my computer when using my canon utilities camerawindow dc programfireware version I click on import images from camera it gives me a message failed to import. When it always would just start download...

Icon now showing up on desktop

I've tried both USB ports, I've tried turning it off, and turning it on. However, the icon stopped showing up on MacBook desktop. Thank you in advance.

HelenV by Contributor
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Vixia HF M31 - Horizontal white lines in video

Hello, My Canon Vixia HF M31 has recently begun showing horizontal white lines in the video. Once I realized it was doing this, I can also see these lines in the viewfinder even when its not recording. I have attached a very short video with an examp...

Pauken by Apprentice
  • 1 replies
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