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Video transfer from ZR80 camcorder

I am trying to copy video from a Canon ZR80 camcorder to my HP EliteBook 8580w laptop.  I can directly connect the DV port on the camera to an internal  DV port on the laptop. When I use VideoPadVideo  Editor from NCH,  I cannot see the camcorder in ...

GordonA by Contributor
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Canon XL1

Is there another way to save data from this camcorder other than the on board mini dvc .. So I can make dvd copies

armylife by Apprentice
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Uploading Vixia HF R42 to Android

I love my Vixia HF R42 as a camera, but the interface for connecting with a computer is so difficult and trouble-prone. Having left the non-standard Canon USB cable at home by mistake, I am now in France trying to upload videos to my computer. The on...

krieg45 by Apprentice
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With ONLY MP4 Footage Camera Will Not Be Seen By Computer

This makes no sense at all.OS: Mac OS-X 10.8.5, Mac MiniCamera: R42 Connection: USB directly into computer. I.e., no Hub.If I shoot in AVCHD and connect via USB to the computer, press Play, I am presented with the option to connect to the computer. I...

lgldsr73 by Apprentice
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External Microphone Recommendations For Canon Vixia HF M50

Hello: I have reviewed the microphone options for the mini-advanced shoe, and they don't work for my application.  I need an external condenser microphone that can be on a wire 50 feet away from the camera.  I tried a dynamic microphone but voices we...

Canon Camcorders XA10 and HFR17 Picture Quality

I have recorded two video shots one with a Canon XA10 and the other with Canon HFR17. Both video quality and bitrates were identical (see attached photos).I have inserted the two video files in a video editor and the output file is m2ts. If you look ...

Best set up to find correct custom picture settings?

When you customize your picture settings you usually do it visually? But how to make set ups that works in different conditions? TV? Monitor? Lightning? Face skin? Grey card? Anyone who know about web pages or videos(YouTube) showing how to best cust...

mfurmyr by Apprentice
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Zr300 Via USB cable is not recognized by my window 8 OS

The operating system windows 8 is not recognizing Canon ZR300 for loading into my computer for editing. I have a Dell 660s that only has USB, no fire wire which nearly outdated since the USB is faster now. On the Canon sight it stated they have no dr...

Wilbert by Apprentice
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HF M52 & direct copy to USB 3.0 HDD

Hello, I was wondering if anyone could help me shine some light onto wether anyone has had any success using the direct copy to USB HDD feature of the camcorder with a USB 3.0 HDD? I have a USB 3.0 drive, and have it powered via a separate power conn...

JonSTX by Apprentice
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Does anyone burn BD from the camera directly?

My camera is a Canon Vixia HF M50. The instruction book says on page 155 that is is possible to burn directly to a Blu-Ray recorder through the usb cable. What recorders will do this? The one I have is for the Mac and the camera does not see it. It t...

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