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C100 not turning on...

Hi all,Just logged in to see if anyone could help with a big problem I'm having. I leave on an expedition (as the cameraman) in 7 days, and today my C100 packed in. (It's 4 months old!) I turned it on, initialized the card in slot A, then initialized...

Livestream Broadcast With R40

I am looking at picking up a VIXIA R40. I use a Sony CX260 right now, but I'm thinking of making the switch because a) Canon seems to have a better quality picture b) Using the .mp4 format will save me storage space and import time with iMovie (assum...

Strick9 by Apprentice
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G30. Recording and playback frames/s differs

Hi,When I record at 50i the movement is smooth when viewed on the camcorder.  When I copy the video to my laptop, the f/s changes to 25 and the movement is jerky.  Why does this happen and what can I do about it?  Laptop specs:  Dell Inspiron, Intel ...

javah by Apprentice
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Resolved! Internal v/s External memory

Like the R40 v/s R42 I have seen at times camcorders come in a 8GB and a 32GB version of the same model and the diffrence in price is a good $100-$150. One could buy a 32GB SD card for a lot less than that. So is there any disadvantage like speed or ...

pfm by Apprentice
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Losing quality on Canon xl-2

To preface this, I am a sound tech by trade, who is now running the live production department at Cincinnati Christian University. Our current setup is running 2 XL-2 cameras through a panasonic AV-HS300 switcher, and into an Aja Ki Pro. We edit ever...

Playback on HDMI TV of Video Created by CANON Camcorder

Hello All: I have a Canon Vixia HFM31 Digital Camcorder.  It seems to create files in .MTS container file format. I also have a TV with HDMI input.  Is there a Streaming Media Device (ROKU, Slingblade, AppleTV etc) that I can use to play my video cli...

bandegee by Apprentice
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Canon FS21 Camera mode Joystick

Hello. I have this strange thing in camera mode joystick, func, video snap, disp.batt buttons not working. is like they are locked. But then i press play mode(playlist) all buttons working ok, So why?Tried reset but no luck

gfunas by Apprentice
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M series discontinued ?

I dont see any M series camcorders on the current line up on the Canon (usa) website. So are those discontinued ? They are available at many online retailers but is that the last of the M series ? 

pfm by Apprentice
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Capture live vid from HDMI camera into my imac...How?

Hello,I have a CAnnon HV20 with an HDMI output. I am wanting to capture live video into my imac. How do I hook the camera to the computer?-Can I use just a regular HDMI cable with a thunderbolt adapter?-Do I need an expensive video conversion box of ...

Audio input on HF R42

Hi folks, I recently filmed an interview and some footage to use in a brief newsy-documentary I did for my work. I had a great deal of difficulty with the audio from the camcorder - I used a mic (XLR to 1/8 and plugged into the audio-in jack) and, af...

Overexposed image in lcd vew

Hi, i was testing my new hf r40 most of the time my prevew on the lcd looks very whiteish or overexposed, when i check the recorder video on my tv looks awesome but in cam monitor looks very bad, i just cant do adjustmen on whitw balance or exposure ...

DaxFX by Apprentice
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