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Lens size Canon Vixia HF R500?

I have a 500 and bought a lens hood. I have a 43x52mm step ring. Apparently the 500 has a smaller than 43mm thread. What size is it really? Thanks. EvanG

EvanG by Apprentice
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Vixia R600 won’t show up on my Mac

I have an 11-inch MacBook Air with no sd card reader. The way I transfer files to my laptop is to use the microusb port. However, the majority of the time when I plug in the cords, nothing happens. Sometimes I am able to transfer the files but usuall...

Canon GH40 MP4 35mbps VS AVCHD 28mbps

Of the 2 recording modes, MP4 at 35 mbps or AVCHD at 28 mbps, which has the higher? I was under the impession AVCHD would be as it is uncompressed whereas the MP4 option has gone thru compression already.

Canon HG20 Trouble Importing to iMovie

Hello Canon Community!I have an older camcorder (HG20). I used to use it a lot, but have not used it in some time. Anywho, I used it the other day for the first time in a year (or two?) and I am unable to import video from the camcorder into iMovie. ...

elura 90 digitize 8mil tapes

i understand that the rca cables are not as good as firewire- whatever that is!we have a windows 7 computer with USB and firewire ports. what do i need and what is the best way to get as good quality as they were recorded.putting the video onto a har...

anon125 by Enthusiast
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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...

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