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Flypack Cameras

Hello all,I built a cart for productions about five years ago using the black magic Atem switcher. https://portabletvstudio.wordpress.comWhat I'm wondering now is, what camera upgrade would be the best for a protable production flypack like this? The...

Re: Portable Flypack Cameras

Thanks for the response. I'll try there.Just figured this was a general question, but certainly not for still photographers.Regards

HF G40 Spotlight issues

I have a HF G40 and I video plays sometimes.  I normally used the auto setting (I'm kinda a novice and when I tried Cinema setting I didn't like the quality) but when someone is spotlighted unless I zoom in pretty tight they are almost a ball of ligh...

mini advanced shoe to regular shoe adapter?

What is the best adapter to mount a light weight shotgun mic (sennheiser MKE300) to a canon vixia HF G10, which has a mini advanced shoe? I found mini shoe to universal shoe adapters selling on ebay and amazon for $7 and up, but some have poor review...

LowLight by Apprentice
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Resolved! G20-30-40 Exposure Control

OK, I have plenty of experience on the XL1, 1s and XL2 recording school plays and dance recitals.  I frequently use full manual and adjust shutter and/or iris with each new scene. I would like to be able to do this with the G series cameras--BUT expo...

Resolved! G40 Recording Mode Changed

On a G40 I had very carefully set my recording mode to 8 Mbps and double checked it. I took the camera on a shoot and it had changed, without my knowledge, to 17 Mbps. All of the video I shot was at the wrong frame rate: 29.97 instead of 59.94. Now I...

chris319 by Contributor
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Vixia HF R600 not recording

I've had my camcorder for a couple months, but I haven't used it very heavily and there are no scratches/dents anywhere. Recently, I have discovered that when I try to record, the time stamp indicator thingy says "00:00" and doesn't go up. I have a L...

Does the camera save custom white balance?

Hi, I have a Vixia HF R42. If I adjust custom white balance, what happen if I shut down the camera? Do I have to redo the custom white balance or will the camera remember the setting? Thanks, Luc

taquin21 by Apprentice
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Resolved! G40 Firware update

I am atempting to update the firmware on my G40 but there is no option in the menu for firmware. The picture of the menu in the pdf that came with the update does not match mine. Anyone else have such an issue? Also there are no GPS setting which als...

bongo264 by Apprentice
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G40 Recoring Duration Display

Is there a way to change the viewfinder display of the recoring time from total recording time to the running time of the current scene, i.e. the time since the start button was pushed? I want to know how long the current scene has been recoring.

chris319 by Contributor
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Frame rate of MTS file

I have a Canon Vixia HF M500.  I have always used the AVCHD setting while recording so that I can create high quality DVDs as well as compress in post production to upload to the internet.  I have taken a two year break from video production, but now...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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VIXIA HF M500 HDMI 4:2:2 output?

Hello,Does anyone know if the Vixia M500 outputs "raw" video via the HDMI port in 4:2:2 format rather than the compressed format saved on the SD cards?  I'd like to connect a field recorder to the camera to get better quality.  The sensor is really g...

alinsdau by Contributor
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