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Mic input configuration on the Canon HF-R40

What is the configuration for the input plug on my Canon R40.  I am going to be using a small mixer with mic output on the camera.  I am thinking that the jack on the camera is a stereo input and I will making my plug from mono so I plan on jumpering...

bilcor by Apprentice
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Sending audio in to camcorder using mic input...

Hi all,Hope I'm posting to the correct forum, new here and need some help.I have a Canon Vixia HF R600 camcorder.It has a stereo mic in 1/8" (3.5mm)I have a recording studio and want to be able to send music in to the camera directly through the mic ...

Truth by Apprentice
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Resolved! 2011 Vixia HFS20 camcorder won't charge battery

VIXIA HS20 won't charge battery and won't hold a charge.I purchased the camera in 2011.I have two dead Canon branded batteries.I have tried three off-brands so far.Blinks seven times slow, 1-2 second break, blinks seven.Have tried to charge for 18 ho...

GL2

I have a GL2.  What kind of simple  editing software is recommended for this old camera ?

jrbeall by Apprentice
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HF R300 green screen issues and settings help

Hello, I am having issues with green screen video. I am using an HF R300. I have lighting. After I use the default chroma key with Pinnacle Studio 17 on a clip I shot, residual black "noise" is present.  Here is an example where I removed the green b...

RandeF by Apprentice
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Resolved! Vixia hf r400

Greetings, My wife has an hf r400.  I would like to get the clip off the camcorder and onto my computer (win xp sp3).  I thought to use the wifi cability but I use mac address filter and do not know where to find the mac address of the camcorder.  Th...

timmib by Apprentice
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microphones

Hello, My two bosses regularly use a Canon Vixia HF R400 to record a segment of the two of them speaking as they stand side by side. They would like to purchase a handsfree microphone to improve the sound but are concerned that it will pick up more v...

Jen1 by Apprentice
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special scenes recording programs

HFG30what is the manual setting that would be the same as the sports special scenes setting?  shutter pri @ 1000? and doesn't the speed remain constant on sports?  the ap changes with shutter pri?i use this "sports" for night football games, and woul...

Vixia HF R72 - USB connection to Windows 10 problems

Windows 10 does not recognize that I have connected the camera.  I have followed the directions in the manual.  I have tried 2 different USB cables, but no luck.  What am I missing?  I get to the point that the USB icon is flashing in the camera disp...

kk5zc by Apprentice
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Vixia HF R62, Video downloading

I am unable to see videos on computer I can see videos on LCD screen of camera, but folders are empty on computer, I can see folders when connected to computer but they are just empty and I treid different computers

Rzilka11 by Apprentice
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How do you get XMF file into old version of premiere?

I was loaned an XF305 to shoot an event. It produces .XMF file which cannot be imported directly into premiere cs4. Unfortunately, I cannot justify subscribing to the CC suite, which I understand can read XMF file. A cheap solution I found is to use ...

LowLight by Apprentice
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XF305 exposure modes

Consumer/prosumer camcorders  usually have Program, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, and Manual exposure modes. I was just assigned an XF305 to shoot an event and it does not have any such modes. It has auto iris, auto shutter. It seems to me if ...

LowLight by Apprentice
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