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  • Page 1 PUB. DIE-0497-000 HD Camcorder Instruction Manual NTSC...
  • Page 2: Important Usage Instructions

    • Other names and products not mentioned above may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. • This device incorporates exFAT technology licensed from Microsoft. • “Full HD 1080” refers to Canon camcorders compliant with high-definition video com- posed of 1,080 vertical pixels (scanning lines).
  • Page 3 • This product is licensed under AT&T patents for the MPEG-4 standard and may be used for encoding MPEG-4 compliant video and/or decoding MPEG-4 compliant video that was encoded only (1) for a personal and non-commercial purpose or (2) by a video provider licensed under the AT&T patents to provide MPEG-4 compliant video.
  • Page 4: About This Manual And Camcorder

    About this Manual and Camcorder Thank you for purchasing the Canon VIXIA HF R82 / VIXIA HF R80 / VIXIA HF R800. Please read this manual carefully before you use the camcorder and retain it for future reference. Should your camcorder fail to...
  • Page 5 • Brackets [ ] are used to refer to onscreen controls you need to touch (menus, buttons, etc.) and to messages as they are displayed on the screen. • The photos included in this manual are simulated pictures taken with a still camera.
  • Page 6 • Observe the following precautions while the camcorder’s ACCESS indicator is on or flashing. Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss or damage to the memory. - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the cam- corder.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Usage Instructions ..........2 About this Manual and Camcorder ........4 The Camcorder’s Functions in Real-Life Situations ....12 Unique functions for special cases........12 Getting the look you want ...........13 Challenging subjects and shooting conditions.....14 Playback, editing and others..........15 b Wireless functions ..........16 Getting to Know the Camcorder..........18 Supplied Accessories ............18...
  • Page 8 Basic Operation of the Camcorder........40 Using the Touch Screen .............40 Using the Menus..............41 Operating Modes..............46 Basic Recording and Playback ........47 Basic Recording ..............48 Recording Video ..............48 Taking Photos ..............52 AUTO Mode ...............54 Zooming ................57 Basic Playback ..............62 Playing Back Video .............62 Viewing Photos..............67 Deleting Scenes and Photos..........69 Advanced Recording Functions .........
  • Page 9 Convenient Functions............86 Slow & Fast Motion Recording..........86 Decoration: Adding a Personal Touch.........92 Video Snapshot ..............99 Face Detection and Tracking ..........100 Faders ................103 When You Want More Control...........105 Exposure ................105 Focus ................107 White Balance ..............109 Frame Rate...............111 Tele Macro ...............112 Recording Audio ..............113 Audio Scenes ..............113 Using Headphones ............114 Using an External Microphone ..........117...
  • Page 10 Using an iOS or Android Device as a Remote Control..157 Saving Recordings Using an iOS/Android Device....169 Saving Recordings on the Optional CS100 Connect Station (NFC+Wi-Fi) ............172 Sharing Recordings with CANON iMAGE GATEWAY..174 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings..........180 Wi-Fi Connection Using an Access Point ......180 Viewing and Changing Wi-Fi Settings........186 Additional Information..........
  • Page 11 Trouble?................226 Troubleshooting..............226 List of Messages...............237 Do’s and Don’ts ..............255 Safety Instructions and Handling Precautions ....255 Maintenance/Others ............263 Cleaning ................263 Condensation ..............263 Using the Camcorder Abroad ...........264 General Information ............266 Optional Accessories ............266 Specifications ..............270 Reference Tables...............275 Index ..................279...
  • Page 12: The Camcorder's Functions In Real-Life Situations

    The Camcorder’s Functions in Real-Life Situations Unique functions for special cases Shoot a cool time-lapse video or use slow motion to check your golf swing.  Slow & Fast Motion Recording (A 86) Decorate movies with graphics and stamps.  Decoration (A 92) Create a dynamic montage sequence with short cuts.
  • Page 13: Getting The Look You Want

    Getting the look you want Let the camcorder select the best settings according to the shooting scene to get beautiful video and photos.  N mode (A 54) Make the image brighter or darker than the exposure set by the camcorder.
  • Page 14: Challenging Subjects And Shooting Conditions

    Change how smooth or natural movement looks in your videos.  Frame Rate (A 111) Give your recordings a professional cinematic look.  Cinema Mode and Cinema-Look Filters (A 80) Cinema-look filter [FILTER 2] (Vivid) Challenging subjects and shooting conditions Shoot great video of special scene situations with minimal settings.
  • Page 15: Playback, Editing And Others

    Playback, editing and others Save parts of your video as image files.  Grabbing Still Frames (A 119) Convert scenes into a smaller file size to upload to the Web.  Converting Movies to MP4 Format (A 128) b Convert scenes into interesting time-lapse scenes. ...
  • Page 16: Wireless Functions

    Save your recordings effortlessly on the optional CS100 Connect Station.  CS100 Connect Station (A 146, 172) b Wireless functions Use your smartphone or tablet as a remote control while recording.  CameraAccess plus (A 157)
  • Page 17 Use an app to wirelessly save recordings to your smartphone/ tablet and upload them to the Web.  Camera Connect (A 169) Share your recordings with Web albums using CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.  CANON iMAGE GATEWAY (A 174) Use the NFC function to effortlessly connect your camcorder to your NFC-enabled Android device.
  • Page 18: Getting To Know The Camcorder

    Getting to Know the Camcorder Supplied Accessories The following accessories are supplied with the camcorder: CA-110 Compact Power Adapter* BP-727 Battery Pack IFC-300PCU/S USB Cable HTC-100/SS High Speed HDMI Cable Quick Guide * CA-110E, including power cord, in Asia. • The camcorder may make a rattling sound if it is shaken (A 231).
  • Page 19: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Left side view ^ (playback mode) button (A 46) ON/OFF button Memory card slot cover (A 31) Memory card slot (A 31) MIC (microphone) terminal (A 117) AV OUT terminal (A 135, 137)/× (headphones) terminal (A 114) HDMI OUT terminal (A 135, 136) USB terminal (A 135, 138)
  • Page 20 Right side view START/STOP button (A 48) DC IN terminal (A 25) Grip belt Adjust the grip belt so that you can reach the zoom lever with your index finger, and the Y button with your thumb. Lens cover switch Move the lens cover switch down to to open the lens cover.
  • Page 21 Front view Top view Stereo microphone (A 113, 213) b NFC (near field communication) touchpoint (A 160, 172) Speaker (A 64) Zoom lever (A 57)
  • Page 22 Back view Bottom view LCD touch screen (A 23, 40) ACCESS indicator (A 6, 48, 52) b Wi-Fi antenna (A 156) POWER/CHG (charge) indicator: Green - On; Red - Charging (A 25) Battery attachment unit (A 25) Serial number Tripod socket (A 259) BATTERY RELEASE switch (A 26)
  • Page 23 LCD touch screen Open the LCD panel 90 degrees. By 180° default, this will turn on the camcorder. The first time you open the LCD panel, the initial setup screens will appear and guide you through the basic settings (A 34). approx.
  • Page 24: Preparations

    Preparations Charging the Battery Pack The first step for using your camcorder is to prepare the power supply. This section explains how to charge a battery pack. Using a Memory Card This section explains the types of memory cards that can be used and how to insert one into the camcorder.
  • Page 25: Charging The Battery Pack

    Charging the Battery Pack Charging the Battery Pack The camcorder can be powered with a battery pack or directly using the compact power adapter. Plug the compact power adapter into a power outlet. • For Asia only: Connect the power cord to the compact power adapter before plugging the power cord into the power outlet.
  • Page 26 Charging the Battery Pack Attach the battery pack to the camcorder. • Press the battery pack softly into the battery attachment unit and slide it up until it clicks in place. Charging will start when the camcorder is turned off. •...
  • Page 27 Charging the Battery Pack • Turn off the camcorder before connecting or disconnecting the compact power adapter. After turning off the camcorder, important data is updated in the memory. Be sure to wait until the green POWER/CHG indicator goes out. •...
  • Page 28 Charging the Battery Pack • If the ambient temperature or the battery pack’s temperature is low, charging may take longer than usual. • The battery pack will be charged only when the camcorder is off. • If the power supply was disconnected while charging a bat- tery pack, make sure the POWER/CHG indicator has gone out before restoring the power supply.
  • Page 29 Charging the Battery Pack • You can verify the battery charge status of the battery pack with the 1 > > [Battery Info] setting. • We recommend that you prepare battery packs to last 2 to 3 times longer than you think you might need.
  • Page 30: Using A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Using a Memory Card Memory Cards Compatible for Use with the Camcorder You can use the following types of commercially available Secure Digital (SD) cards with this camcorder. We recommend using memory cards rated CLASS 4, 6 or 10*. As of December 2016, the movie recording function has been tested using SD/SDHC/SDXC cards made by Panasonic, Toshiba and SanDisk.
  • Page 31: Inserting And Removing A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card • About the Speed Class: Speed Class is a standard that indi- cates the minimum guaranteed data transfer speed of mem- ory cards. When you buy a new memory card, look for the Speed Class logo on the package. ■...
  • Page 32 Using a Memory Card  Top view (lens) SD card Open the LCD panel. • The camcorder will turn on automatically. If this is the first time you turn on the camcorder, the language selection screen of the basic setup will appear. Press [ to turn off the camcorder.
  • Page 33 Using a Memory Card To remove the memory card Push the memory card once to release it. When the memory card springs out, pull it all the way out. • SD cards have front and back sides that are not interchange- able.
  • Page 34: First Time Settings

    First Time Settings First Time Settings Basic Setup The first time you turn on the camcorder, you will be guided by the cam- corder’s basic setup screens to select the camcorder’s language, set the date and time, and select the recording memory (b only). For details on how to use the touch screen, refer to Using the Touch Screen...
  • Page 35 First Time Settings • After you select the date format, the [Date/Time] screen will appear with the first field selected. Touch a field you want to change (year, month, day, hours or minutes). Touch [Í] or [Î] to change the field as necessary. Set the correct date and time by changing all the fields in the same way.
  • Page 36 First Time Settings • After you select the memory where you want to record movies, the [{ Rec Media for Photos] screen will appear. Touch [&] (built-in memory) or [8] (memory card) and then touch [æ]. • When selecting the memory, you can check the number of pho- tos that can be recorded, based on a photo size of 1920x1080.
  • Page 37: Changing The Time Zone

    First Time Settings • You can change the 1 > > [Power On Using LCD Panel] setting so that you can turn the camcorder on and off only by pressing [. Changing the Time Zone Change the time zone to match your location. The default setting is New York.
  • Page 38: Initializing The Memory

    First Time Settings Initializing the Memory Initialize memory cards when you use them with this camcorder for the first time. You can also initialize a memory card or the built-in memory (b only) to permanently delete all the recordings it contains. b At the time of purchase, the built-in memory comes pre-ini- tialized and contains music files for use as background music and image files for use with the image mix function (image mix frames).
  • Page 39 First Time Settings If you selected the [Complete Initialization] option, you can touch [Cancel] to cancel the initialization while it is in progress. All recordings will be erased and the memory can be used without any problem. • Initializing a memory will permanently erase all recordings. Lost original recordings cannot be recovered.
  • Page 40: Basic Operation Of The Camcorder

    Basic Operation of the Camcorder Basic Operation of the Camcorder Using the Touch Screen The buttons and menu items that appear on the touch screen change dynamically depending on the operating mode and the task you are performing. With the intuitive touch screen interface you have all the controls at your fingertips.
  • Page 41: Using The Menus

    Basic Operation of the Camcorder • In the following cases, you may not be able to perform touch operations correctly. - Using your fingernails or hard-tipped objects, such as ball- point pens. - Operating the touch screen with wet or gloved hands. - Applying excessive force with your finger.
  • Page 42 Basic Operation of the Camcorder ■ 0 (Home) Menu Recording mode Playback mode Touch [0] to open the 0 (Home) menu. Swipe left/right to bring the desired menu to the center. • You can also touch [Ï] or [Ð] to bring the icon of the desired menu to the center.
  • Page 43 Basic Operation of the Camcorder Menu item Description [Shooting Mode]** (recording mode only) (A 77) The camcorder features a number of shooting modes that offer the most appropriate settings for a variety of special scenes. [2 Main Functions] (recording mode only) (A 210) This menu contains functions commonly used while recording, such as focus and exposure.
  • Page 44 Basic Operation of the Camcorder ■ Using the Menus Changing the camcorder’s various settings using the menus is very easy. You make your selection simply by touching the button of the desired option. When they appear on the screen, you can touch [K] to return to the previous screen or [X] to close the menu.
  • Page 45 Basic Operation of the Camcorder • You can also touch [Ï] or [Ð] to bring the icon of the desired menu to the center. Touch the tab of the desired menu. Swipe up/down to bring the setting you want to change into the orange selection bar.
  • Page 46: Operating Modes

    Basic Operation of the Camcorder Operating Modes In this manual, the camcorder’s operating modes are indicated with a bar of icons. A full icon in blue (N) indicates that the function described can be used in that particular operating mode; a grayed-out icon (}) indicates the function is not available in that operating mode.
  • Page 47: Basic Recording And Playback

    Basic Recording and Playback Basic Recording This section covers how to easily record video and photos and explains the convenient N mode. To record using other shooting modes, use more advanced functions and enjoy full access to all menu settings, refer to Advanced Recording Functions (A 73).
  • Page 48: Basic Recording

    Basic Recording Basic Recording Recording Video You are now ready to record movies. Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ • Before you begin recording, make a test recording first to check that the camcorder is operating correctly. Open the LCD panel to turn on the camcorder. •...
  • Page 49 • To protect the lens, keep the lens cover closed when you are not recording. • Be sure to save your recordings regularly (A 141), especially after making important recordings. Canon shall not be liable for any loss or corruption of data.
  • Page 50 Basic Recording • If 1 > > [Auto Power Off] is set to [i On], the camcorder will shut off automatically to save power when it is powered by a battery pack and is left without any operation for 3 minutes. Should this happen, turn the camcorder off and then on again.
  • Page 51 Basic Recording ■ The Info Panel In the info panel you can check some recording settings, such as the memory used for recording (b only) or the remaining recording time available on the memory. Touch [I] (in record standby mode or while recording) to open the info panel Touch to close the info panel For details about the onscreen icons, refer to the...
  • Page 52: Taking Photos

    Basic Recording Taking Photos You can easily take photos with the camcorder. You can even take pho- tos simultaneously while recording movies. Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Open the LCD panel to turn on the camcorder. • You can also press [. •...
  • Page 53 Basic Recording Slide the lens cover switch down. Touch [{] to take a photo. ) and { Ð & (b only) or { Ð • A green icon ( will appear momentarily on the screen and the ACCESS indicator will flash as the photo is recorded. However, if you record a photo while recording a movie, will not appear.
  • Page 54: Auto Mode

    Basic Recording AUTO Mode When the shooting mode is set to N, the following automatic func- tions will be activated so you can enjoy shooting video and photos let- ting the camcorder take care of choosing the optimal settings. • Smart AUTO (A 54): The camcorder will automatically detect the scene and subject and apply the most appropriate settings.
  • Page 55 Basic Recording • Under certain conditions, the Smart AUTO icon that appears on the screen may not match the actual scene. Especially when shooting against orange or blue backgrounds, the Sun- set or one of the Blue Skies icons may appear and the colors may not look natural.
  • Page 56 Basic Recording Background Dark + Subject Dark + Sunset Dark Night Spotlight Scene People (stationary) — — People (moving) — — Subjects other than people, such as landscapes Close objects — — — ■ Intelligent IS Intelligent IS allows the camcorder to select the best image stabilization option based on your shooting method.
  • Page 57: Zooming

    Basic Recording Icon Shooting conditions  (Macro IS) Close-up of a subject à (tripod mode) When using a tripod * You can use the 1 > > [Intelligent IS] setting to change whether Powered IS is available when Intelligent IS is activated. Zooming Use the zoom lever on the camcorder to zoom in and out.
  • Page 58 Basic Recording • Keep at least 1 m (3.3 ft.) away from the subject. At full wide angle, you can focus on a subject as close as 1 cm (0.39 in.). Using tele macro (A 112), you can focus on a subject as close as 50 cm (1.6 ft.) at full telephoto.
  • Page 59 Basic Recording ■ Framing Assistance Sometimes, while zooming in on a very far subject (large zoom ratio), you might momentarily “lose” the subject as it moves out of the frame. In this case, you can use the framing assistance function to temporarily zoom out a little and make it easier to find the subject.
  • Page 60 Basic Recording • When you stop moving the camcorder, it will zoom in on the area indicated by the white frame. Manual Framing Assistance Select the manual mode in advance. > > > Other Settings] [Framing Assistance] > > [l Manual] Zoom in on the desired subject.
  • Page 61 Basic Recording When the desired subject is correctly framed, release [ • The camcorder will zoom in on the area indicated by the white frame. • You can select the initial size of the framing assistance white frame with the 1 >...
  • Page 62: Basic Playback

    Basic Playback Basic Playback Playing Back Video Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Index screen button (A 63) Press ] to display the playback index screen. • You can press ] repeatedly to switch back and forth between recording mode and playback mode. •...
  • Page 63 Basic Playback Scene recorded in mode (A 79) Visual bar shows the rela- tive location of the current index screen. [Edit] button (A 214): To delete recordings, copy scenes, etc. You can also lock it (A 65) to protect Scene information your recordings.
  • Page 64 Basic Playback Memory to play back (& or 8) > Touch the index screen button > [OK] To adjust the volume During playback, touch the screen to display the playback controls. Touch [Ý], touch [Ø] or [Ù] to adjust the volume, and touch [K].
  • Page 65: Locking Files

    Basic Playback Display the volume (A 64) and background music mix balance (A 120) controls (b only). Decoration (A 92). Fast playback* backward/forward. Recording date. Jump to the beginning of the next scene. Resume the playback. 10 Grab the displayed frame and save it as an image file (A 119). 11 Slow playback** backward/forward.
  • Page 66 Basic Playback • In the [y] index screen, you can touch [I] and then touch a scene to display details about the scene, such as the scene’s video quality, length and recording date and time. Touch [K] twice to return to the index screen. •...
  • Page 67: Viewing Photos

    Basic Playback Viewing Photos Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Index screen button (A 63) Press ]. Open the [}] index screen. > [} Photo Playback] • b If necessary, change the memory selected for play- back (A 63).
  • Page 68 Basic Playback Visual bar shows the relative location of the current index screen. [Edit] button (A 214): To Folder name. The last four digits delete photos, etc. You represent the recording date can also lock it (A 65) to (1103 = November 3). protect your recordings.
  • Page 69: Deleting Scenes And Photos

    Basic Playback Playback controls Slideshow (A 122). Return to the [}] index screen. Photo jump Touch [Ï] or [Ð], or swipe left/right along the scroll bar to find the desired photo. Touch [K] to return to single photo view. • The following image files may not be displayed correctly. - Images not recorded with this camcorder.
  • Page 70 Basic Playback ■ Deleting Scenes or Photos from the Index Screen Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Open the index screen that contains the scene or photo you want to delete (A 62, 67). • To delete all the scenes or photos recorded on the same date (saved in the same folder), swipe left/right until a scene or photo you want to delete appears.
  • Page 71 Basic Playback Options [<folder name>] Delete all the scenes/photos recorded on a particular date. A folder name will appear in the button. The last 4 digits of the folder name indi- cate the date of the recordings (ex. 1103 = November 3). [Select]: Select individual scenes or photos to delete.
  • Page 72 Basic Playback In single photo view, select the photo you want to delete (A 67). Delete the photo. > > Touch the screen to display the playback controls [Edit] > > [Delete] [¸ Proceed] [Yes] Swipe left/right to select another photo to delete or touch [X].
  • Page 73: Advanced Recording Functions

    Advanced Recording Functions Recording Settings and Shooting Modes This section explains how to change the camcorder’s recording settings and how to use the various shooting modes to obtain great looking recordings. Convenient Functions This section introduces some of the camcorder’s functions that you may find convenient in special situations.
  • Page 74: Recording Settings And Shooting Modes

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes Recording Settings and Shooting Modes Selecting the Video Quality The camcorder offers several video quality options (bit rates) for record- ing movies. Select 35 Mbps or 24 Mbps for higher quality or 4 Mbps for longer recording times.
  • Page 75: Selecting The Memory (Built-In Memory/Memory Card) For Recordings

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes • If you select 35 Mbps, movies will be recorded at 60 frames per second, progressive. • Bit rate (measured in Mbps) indicates how much video data is recorded in 1 second. • Depending on the video quality used, you may not be able to use the iOS/Android device to check movies before saving them or to play back movies after saving them.
  • Page 76: Dual Recording And Relay Recording

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ > > > [3 Recording Setup] [Recording Media] [Rec Media > > for Movies] or [Rec Media for Photos] Desired memory > > b Dual Recording and Relay Recording When you record movies, you can use dual recording to simultaneously record one more scene (at 4 Mbps video quality) in addition to the main scene being recorded.
  • Page 77: Selecting The Shooting Mode

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes • Dual recording is not available in the following cases. - When the video quality is set to 35 Mbps. - During slow & fast motion recording. Selecting the Shooting Mode In addition to N mode, the camcorder features a number of shoot- ing modes that offer the most appropriate settings for a variety of spe- cial scenes.
  • Page 78 Recording Settings and Shooting Modes • Alternatively, you can open the shooting mode selection screen from the 0 (Home) menu: 0> [Shooting Mode]. Swipe up/down to bring the desired shooting mode to the center and then touch [OK]. • If you selected [† Cinema] or [ƒ Scene], continue the pro- cedure to select the cinema-look filter (A 80) or Special Scene mode (A 82).
  • Page 79: Highlight Priority Mode

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes Highlight Priority Mode You can use mode to capture the colors and gradation in the bright- est areas of the picture in more detail, closely approximating what you remember seeing with your own eyes. This is particularly effective when recording bright blue skies, skin tones, shimmering water surfaces, shiny metal or glass structures and similar bright scenes.
  • Page 80: Cinema Mode And Cinema-Look Filters

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes • When playing back scenes recorded in mode, the follow- ing adjustments are recommended. - Playback on the camcorder: Set 1 > > View Assistance] to [i On]. - Playback on a TV or external monitor: Increase the bright- ness of the TV, computer monitor, etc.
  • Page 81 Recording Settings and Shooting Modes To change the cinema-look filter Touch the [FILTER] button on the bottom left corner of the screen. Select the desired cinema-look filter and then touch [OK].  Options Default value) The camcorder offers 5 cinema-look filters. Select the desired filter while previewing the effect on the screen.
  • Page 82: Special Scene Modes

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes Special Scene Modes Recording in a very bright ski resort or capturing the full colors of a sun- set or a fireworks display becomes as easy as selecting a Special Scene mode. Shooting mode Playback †...
  • Page 83 Recording Settings and Shooting Modes [K Snow] To record in bright ski resorts without the subject being underexposed. [L Beach] To record on a sunny beach without the subject being underexposed. [M Sunset] To record sunsets in vibrant colors. [N Low Light] To record in low-light situations.
  • Page 84 Recording Settings and Shooting Modes • [H Portrait]/[I Sports]/[K Snow]/[L Beach]: The picture may not appear smooth during playback. • [H Portrait]: The blur effect of the background increases the more you zoom in (S). • [K Snow]/[L Beach]: The subject may become overex- posed on cloudy days or in shaded places.
  • Page 85: Programmed Ae Mode: Adjusting Settings To Match Your Needs

    Recording Settings and Shooting Modes Programmed AE Mode: Adjusting Settings to Match Your Needs Give yourself the most control while shooting by using the Programmed AE (AE: auto exposure) shooting mode. As with other shooting modes, the camcorder automatically adjusts the shutter speed and aperture. However, this mode offers you the most versatility by allowing you to adjust other settings to achieve the results you are looking for.
  • Page 86: Convenient Functions

    Convenient Functions Convenient Functions Slow & Fast Motion Recording You can use slow motion to capture scenes with a lot of movement so they are played back at half the normal speed, or fast motion to com- press the passage of time into time-lapse scenes. You can choose between using slow &...
  • Page 87 Convenient Functions Set the video quality. > > > [3 Recording Setup] [Video Quality] Desired > > video quality > > > > [3 Video Quality] Desired video quality • The video quality must be set to 24 Mbps or 17 Mbps for fast motion recording, or 17 Mbps for slow motion recording.
  • Page 88 Convenient Functions Press Y to start recording. • While recording, a scene counter will appear and its dividers ( : ) will flash. Note that the higher the fast motion rate used, the more slowly the scene counter will advance. Press Y again to stop recording the time-lapse or slow motion scene.
  • Page 89 Convenient Functions Recording time and interval* Real time Slow/fast elapsed in a motion rate [1 Frame] [0.5 sec] 1-minute scene [x20] Every 0.67 sec. Every 10 sec. 20 min. [x60] Every 2 sec. Every 30 sec. 1 hr. [x120] Every 4 sec. Every 1 min.
  • Page 90 Convenient Functions Set the video quality. > > > [3 Recording Setup] [Video Quality] [17 Mbps > > Standard (Full HD)] > > > [3 Video Quality] [17 Mbps Standard (Full HD)] > Select flexible slow & fast motion recording. >...
  • Page 91 Convenient Functions Press Y to start recording. • During fast motion recording, the camcorder will record one frame at every interval. While recording, touch one of the other two buttons to change the slow/fast motion rate. • Note that the scene counter will advance more quickly with x1/2 Slow] and more slowly with [ x2 Fast].
  • Page 92: Decoration: Adding A Personal Touch

    Convenient Functions Decoration: Adding a Personal Touch Add a new level of enjoyment to your scenes by decorating them. You can add animated graphics, stamps and even your own freehand drawings easily just by simply using your fin- gertip. You can also add decorations when you convert movies to MP4 (resize movies to smaller MP4 files) (A 128).
  • Page 93 Convenient Functions • [Animated Stamps] and the [Date/Time] stamps cannot be used at the same time. • Decoration is not available when dual recording is activated (b only) or the video quality is set to 35 Mbps. Canvas - The area where you will draw and see your decorations in action.
  • Page 94 Convenient Functions [Ý] In recording mode: Pause the live video. Touch [Þ] again to restore the live video. You can add decorations to the frozen image and even record it. In playback mode: Pause the playback. Touch [Ð] to resume play- ing back the scene.
  • Page 95 Convenient Functions • A canvas can only be saved or loaded in recording standby mode or during playback pause. * b The canvas file will be saved in the built-in memory. ` The canvas file will be saved on the memory card. ** The camcorder will apply the freehand drawings and stamps that were most recently saved in the built-in memory (b only) or on the memory card (` only).
  • Page 96 Convenient Functions Touch [&]. • The [Date/Time] screen will appear. Touch [Date] or [Time]. • To remove a selected stamp, touch it again. Touch [OK]. • The selected stamp(s) will appear. You can touch any stamp and drag it to the desired location. ■...
  • Page 97 Convenient Functions Touch [+] or [-] to select a different image mix frame. • You can select from 26 image mix frames. • b Only when recording on or playing back scenes from a memory card: You can also touch [&] to read image mix frames saved in the built-in memory.
  • Page 98 Convenient Functions Touch [8] and then touch [+] or [-] to select the image you created. Touch [Ð] to open the [Chroma Key] screen. Touch [Green] or [Blue] depending on the characteristics of the image you want to use and touch [Ï] or [Ð] or swipe left/right along the bottom bar to adjust the chroma key set- ting as necessary.
  • Page 99: Video Snapshot

    Convenient Functions Decorate the scene using the tools from the toolbar as explained in the previous sections. Touch [X] to exit the decoration screen. Video Snapshot You can record a series of short scenes, each a few seconds long. When you play the video snapshot scenes one after the other, this will result in fast-paced, dynamic video.
  • Page 100: Face Detection And Tracking

    Convenient Functions • You can change the length of the video snapshot scenes recorded with the 1 > > [Video Snapshot Length] setting. • Any of the following actions will deactivate the video snapshot function. - Turning off the camcorder, pressing ], changing the shooting mode, etc.
  • Page 101 Convenient Functions • To turn off face detection, repeat the procedure selecting [j Off] instead. Point the camcorder at a person. • If there is more than one person in the picture, the camcorder will automatically select one person it determines is the main subject. The main subject is indicated by a white frame and the cam- corder will optimize the settings for that person.
  • Page 102 Convenient Functions • Touching somewhere with a color or pattern unique to the subject will make it easier to track. However, if there is another subject in the vicinity that shares similar characteristics to the selected subject, the camcorder may start tracking the incor- rect subject.
  • Page 103: Faders

    Convenient Functions • In certain cases, tracking may not be able to track the sub- ject. Typical examples include: - Subjects extremely small or large in relation to the overall picture. - Subjects too similar to the background. - Subjects lacking sufficient contrast. - Fast-moving subjects.
  • Page 104 Convenient Functions To fade in/out Press Y in record standby mode to start recording with a fade in. Press Y while recording to fade out and then stop recording. • When you apply a fader, not only the picture but also the sound will fade in or out.
  • Page 105: When You Want More Control

    When You Want More Control When You Want More Control Exposure When you want to record a subject that is much brighter or darker than its surroundings, the automatic exposure obtained by the camcorder may not be best for that specific subject. To correct this, you can compensate the exposure to make the whole picture brighter or darker, you can use Touch AE to have the camcorder optimize the exposure for the subject you indicate, or you can use a...
  • Page 106 When You Want More Control • The compensation range may vary depending on the initial brightness of the image, and some values may be grayed out. Touch [X] to apply and lock the exposure compensation value. • During exposure lock, y and the exposure compensation value will appear on the screen.
  • Page 107: Focus

    When You Want More Control • By default, the camcorder corrects for backlight conditions. You can turn off the automatic correction with the 1 > > [Auto Backlight Correction] setting. • Exposure adjustment is not available when the shooting mode is set to ƒ...
  • Page 108 When You Want More Control • Touch [D] again to return the camcorder to autofocus. Touch and hold [F] or [E] to adjust the focus. • The focusing distance displayed will change as you adjust the focus. The focusing distance will be displayed for about 2 sec- onds.
  • Page 109: White Balance

    When You Want More Control • When you use [E] and [F] to adjust the focus manually, you can touch inside the frame to automatically focus on that spot. White Balance The white balance function helps you to accurately reproduce colors under different lighting conditions so that white objects will always look truly white in your recordings.
  • Page 110 When You Want More Control  Options Default value)  [Ã Automatic] The camcorder automatically sets the white balance for natural looking colors. [¼ Daylight] To record outdoors. [É Tungsten] To record under tungsten and tungsten-type 3-wavelength fluorescent lighting. [Å Custom WB] Use the custom white balance setting to make white subjects appear white under colored lighting.
  • Page 111: Frame Rate

    When You Want More Control Frame Rate You can change the frame rate (the number of frames recorded per second) to change the look of your movies. Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ > > > > [3 Recording Setup] [Video Quality] Desired >...
  • Page 112: Tele Macro

    When You Want More Control Tele Macro Using tele macro, the camcorder can focus at a shorter distance (up to 50 cm (1.6 ft.) from the subject at full telephoto), allowing you to get closer shots of small subjects like flowers and insects. This function also adds a soft focus to the background, so the subject not only looks larger but it also stands out more.
  • Page 113: Recording Audio

    Recording Audio Recording Audio Audio Scenes You can have the camcorder optimize the audio settings of the built-in microphone by selecting the audio scene that matches your surround- ings. This will greatly enhance the sense of “being there”. Shooting mode Playback †...
  • Page 114: Using Headphones

    Recording Audio Noise Suppression] To record scenes while reducing noise from wind, passing vehicles and similar ambient sound. Ideal for recording at the beach or in places with a lot of noise. Using Headphones Use headphones for playback or to check the audio level while record- ing.
  • Page 115 Recording Audio ■ Adjusting the Volume during Playback Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ * b Only during the playback of a slideshow of photos. For that proce- dure refer to Photo Slideshow (A 122). After changing the function of the AV OUT/× terminal and connecting the headphones, you can adjust the headphone’s volume also during playback.
  • Page 116 Recording Audio • Use commercially available headphones with a  3.5 mm minijack. • Even if [AV/Headphones] was set to [Ó Headphones] in a playback mode, the function of the AV OUT/× terminal will return automatically to AV output when you turn off the cam- corder.
  • Page 117: Using An External Microphone

    Recording Audio Using an External Microphone When recording in very quiet surroundings, the built-in microphone may pick up the sound of the camcorder’s internal machinery. In such case, we recommend using an external microphone. Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ You can connect to the camcorder’s MIC terminal commercially avail- able condenser microphones with their own power supply.
  • Page 118: Advanced Playback And Editing Functions

    Advanced Playback and Editing Functions Advanced Playback Functions This section explains how to grab still frames from an existing scene, how to play back recordings set to background music (b only) and how to play back a slideshow of your pho- tos.
  • Page 119: Advanced Playback Functions

    Advanced Playback Functions Advanced Playback Functions Grabbing Still Frames from a Movie You can grab still frames from a previously recorded scene. For exam- ple, you may want to print photos from video recorded at a party. Shooting mode Playback †...
  • Page 120: Playback With Background Music

    Advanced Playback Functions b Playback with Background Music The built-in memory comes pre-installed with 3 music tracks that can be used as background music when playing back your movies or a slideshow of your photos. You can also mix the original audio and the background music and adjust the mix balance to your preference.
  • Page 121 Advanced Playback Functions Delete the music track selected. Listen to the music track selected. Touch again (Ñ) to stop the playback. Adjust the mix balance between the original sound and the background music. • Touch [y] (more of the original sound) or [Û] (more of the back- ground music) or swipe left/right along the [Music Balance] bar to adjust the background music balance as desired.
  • Page 122: Photo Slideshow

    Advanced Playback Functions Photo Slideshow You can play a slideshow of photos in the camcorder. b You can even set it to music using one of the 3 music tracks pre-installed in the built-in memory. Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Open the [}] index screen (A 67).
  • Page 123 Advanced Playback Functions • b The music files that come pre-installed in the built- in memory will be restored after it is initialized.
  • Page 124: Editing Functions

    Editing Functions Editing Functions Trimming Scenes You can trim scenes by removing all the video recorded before or after a certain point. By doing so, you leave only memorable moments to keep for posterity. Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Play back the scene you want to trim (A 62).
  • Page 125: Copying Recordings To A Memory Card

    Editing Functions > > [Trim] [Trim Before Marker] or [Trim After Marker] [Save as New] or [Overwrite] • You can select whether to trim the part before or after the ´ marker and whether to save the remaining part of the video as a new scene (keeping the original scene) or to overwrite the original scene.
  • Page 126 Editing Functions ■ Copying Recordings from the Index Screen Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Open the desired index screen in the built-in memory (A 62, 67). • To copy all the scenes/photos recorded on a specific date, swipe left/right until a scene or photo you want to copy appears. Copy the recordings.
  • Page 127 Editing Functions Options [<folder name>] Copy all the scenes/photos recorded on a particular date. A folder name will appear in the button. The last 4 digits of the folder name indi- cate the date of the recordings (ex. 1103 = November 3). [Select] Select individual recordings to copy.
  • Page 128: Converting Movies To Mp4 Format (Resizing Scenes)

    Editing Functions • In the following cases, you will not be able to copy recordings to the memory card: - If the memory card slot cover is open. - If the LOCK switch on the memory card is set to prevent writing.
  • Page 129 Editing Functions • b If you want to add background music to the converted scene, select a music track (step 2, A 120). Open the screen for selecting scenes to convert. > [Edit] [Convert to MP4 (&'8)] (b) or [Convert to >...
  • Page 130 Editing Functions • b To change audio settings: You can change the vol- ume of the converted scene or the balance between original sound and background music if you had selected a music track. > > [Ý] [Ø] or [Ù]** to adjust the volume [y] or [Û] to >...
  • Page 131: Converting Movies Into Fast Motion Scenes

    Editing Functions Converted scene Original scene 24 Mbps 17 Mbps 4 Mbps (1920x1080) (1920x1080) (1280x720) 17 Mbps Ü Ü Ü (1920x1080) 4 Mbps Ü – – (1280x720) • After repeatedly recording and deleting scenes (fragmented memory), MP4 conversion may stop working correctly. •...
  • Page 132 Editing Functions Select the video quality of the converted fast motion scenes. > > > [Edit] [Conv. Fast Motion (&'8)] [Join Scenes]* Desired video quality of the converted movies * Only necessary if you want to join all the selected scenes into a single fast motion scene.
  • Page 133 Editing Functions Touch [START] to convert the scene(s). • Touch [STOP] to interrupt the operation while it is in progress. Touch [OK]. • After repeatedly recording and deleting scenes (fragmented memory), the conversion to fast motion scenes may stop working correctly.
  • Page 134: External Connections

    External Connections Terminals on the Camcorder This section gives more details about the camcorder’s output ter- minals and presents connection diagrams for connecting your camcorder to other devices. Playback on a TV Screen This section explains how to connect the camcorder to an HDTV to play back your recordings.
  • Page 135: Terminals On The Camcorder

    Terminals on the Camcorder Terminals on the Camcorder Open the LCD panel to access the terminals on the camcorder. AV OUT/× Terminal HDMI OUT Terminal The HDMI OUT terminal offers a high-quality digital connection that combines audio and video in a single convenient cable. This termi- nal is an HDMI mini receptacle.
  • Page 136: Connection Diagrams

    Terminals on the Camcorder Connection Diagrams In the following connection diagrams, the left side shows the terminals on the camcorder and the right side shows (for reference only) an example of terminals on a connected device. Connection HDMI Type: Digital Quality: High definition Output only Connect to a high-definition TV (HDTV) with an HDMI input terminal.
  • Page 137 Terminals on the Camcorder • While a cable is connected to the HDMI OUT terminal, there will be no video output from the AV OUT/× terminal. • Correct operation cannot be guaranteed when connecting the camcorder to DVI monitors. • Depending on the HDTV, correct playback of personal video content may not be possible using connection 1.
  • Page 138 Terminals on the Camcorder Connection Type: Digital data connection Connect the camcorder to a computer to save your recordings or to the optional CS100 Connect Station to automatically back up your record- ings. b only: You can also connect to an external hard drive to save a perfect copy of an entire memory.
  • Page 139: Playback On A Tv Screen

    Playback on a TV Screen Playback on a TV Screen Connect the camcorder to a TV to enjoy your recordings with family and friends. Shooting mode Playback † ƒ ’ Turn off the camcorder and the TV. Connect the camcorder to the TV. •...
  • Page 140 Playback on a TV Screen • b Audio and video will not be output from the HDMI OUT terminal or AV OUT/× terminal while using Wi-Fi func- tions. • Connection 2: When you play back your 16:9 movies on stan- dard TV sets with a 4:3 aspect ratio, the TV set will switch automatically to widescreen mode if it is compatible with the Video ID-1 system.
  • Page 141: Saving And Sharing Your Recordings

    Saving and Sharing Your Recordings Saving and Sharing Your Recordings Save your recordings regularly. You have several options for saving your recordings. As each method offers different advantages, select how you want to save your recordings depending on how you intend to use them.
  • Page 142: Saving Recordings On A Computer

    Saving and Sharing Your Recordings The editing/playback functions that can be used after saving your recordings depend on the specifications of the computer and the software installed. Between CS100 Connect Stations or using CANON iMAGE GATEWAY ser- vices. Saving Recordings on a Computer...
  • Page 143 Saving and Sharing Your Recordings Download the software from your local Canon website. • Visit the following website to download CameraWindow DC. www.canon.com/icpd (Click on your country/region, search for your camcorder model and then proceed to the download page.) Double-click the file downloaded in step 1 to begin installa- tion.
  • Page 144 Computer: CameraWindow DC will start automatically and the main screen will appear. • Windows: If the AutoPlay dialog box appears instead, click Downloads Images From Canon Camera to start the CameraWindow DC program. • Mac OS: If it does not start automatically, start the program man- ually.
  • Page 145 - Windows: In the Control Panel, click on Uninstall a pro- gram (under Programs) or Programs and Features. Select Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8, click on Uninstall/Change and then click OK. - Mac OS: Drag and drop the following folder onto the Trash icon.
  • Page 146: Saving Recordings On The Optional Cs100 Connect

    Saving and Sharing Your Recordings Saving Recordings on the Optional CS100 Connect Station (USB) You can easily save all the movies and photos you recorded onto the optional CS100 Connect Station. You can organize your recordings in albums, play them back on a connected HDTV or share them on the Web.
  • Page 147: Memory Save: Saving An Entire Memory Onto An External Hard Drive

    Saving and Sharing Your Recordings • You can check on the connect station when all the files have been saved. Refer to the instruction manual of the CS100. Disconnect the USB cable. • The index screen will appear again on the camcorder’s screen. b Memory Save: Saving an Entire Memory onto an External Hard Drive You can easily save all the movies and photos you recorded onto a...
  • Page 148 Saving and Sharing Your Recordings • If the USB cable supplied with the external hard drive has a stan- dard-A connector, you will need to use the optional UA-100 USB Adapter. Save the entire contents of the desired memory. > >...
  • Page 149 Saving and Sharing Your Recordings • About memory save folders: - If you performed multiple memory save operations on the same day (for example, if you saved the built-in memory and then a memory card), the folder name of memory save folders following the first one will end in a numerical suffix (for example, “-1”, “-2”).
  • Page 150 Saving and Sharing Your Recordings • To switch to another memory save folder, touch [(] and select the memory save folder of the date you want to play back. When you have finished playing back, be sure to safely end the connection to the external hard drive before physically disconnecting it.
  • Page 151 Saving and Sharing Your Recordings [Initialize '] > > > > [1 Other Settings] > > > [Initialize] [Complete Initialization] [Yes] [OK] Touch this option if you want to physically erase all the data rather than just clear the file allocation table of the hard drive. For large-capacity hard drives this operation can take several hours.
  • Page 152: Wi-Fi Functions

    Wi-Fi Functions Overview of the Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions This is an introduction to the Wi-Fi functions offered by the cam- corder and contains also important information about the sup- ported Wi-Fi standards. The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Refer to this section for details on how to use the camcorder’s useful Wi-Fi functions such as controlling the camcorder remotely with an iOS or Android device, saving the camcorder’s recordings on a Wi-Fi-equipped device or using the optional...
  • Page 153: Overview Of The Camcorder's Wi-Fi Functions

    Overview of the Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Overview of the Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions You can use the camcorder’s Wi-Fi functions to connect wirelessly to Wi-Fi enabled devices* like smartphones or tablets and save and upload your recordings. Refer to Glossary (A 189) for a definition of some of the frequently used terms in this text.
  • Page 154 CANON iMAGE GATEWAY • Connecting the camcorder to an access point (home network) con- nected to the Internet, you can also share recordings on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and enjoy a number of Web services, including uploading recordings to YouTube (A 174).
  • Page 155 Overview of the Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions ■ Before Using Wi-Fi Functions Depending on the Wi-Fi function used, the camcorder will connect wire- lessly directly to a Wi-Fi-enabled device, such as a smartphone, or to a Wi-Fi network via an access point (wireless router)*. After selecting the function you want to use, follow the onscreen directions to connect the camcorder.
  • Page 156 Overview of the Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions • When using the camcorder’s Wi-Fi func- tions, do not cover the top back area of the camcorder with your hand or other object. The Wi-Fi antenna is located there and covering it may interfere with wireless signals.
  • Page 157: The Camcorder's Wi-Fi Functions

    The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Using an iOS or Android Device as a Remote Control Using the CameraAccess plus app*, you can view the image streamed from the camcorder on your iOS/Android device even when the cam- corder is somewhere else.
  • Page 158 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions • Before you perform these procedures for the first time, down- load and install the latest version of the CameraAccess plus app on your iOS/Android device. The app can be down- loaded for free from the following websites. - iOS devices (App Store): https://appstore.com/cameraaccessplus - Android devices* (Google Play™):...
  • Page 159 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Android devices compatible with NFC: Connect the cam- corder and the device as described in Pairing an NFC-com- patible Android device (A 160). • When the Wi-Fi connection is correctly established, [Connected] will appear on the camcorder’s screen and the live view image will appear on the CameraAccess plus app’s screen on the Android device.
  • Page 160 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions When you have finished recording Camcorder: Touch [End] to end the wireless connection and turn off the camcorder. iOS/Android device: Close the CameraAccess plus app. Pairing an NFC-compatible Android device 1, 2 Touch  Beep! ** NFC touchpoint Touch the NFC touchpoint on the Android device to the NFC touchpoint on the camcorder.
  • Page 161 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions * For illustrative purposes only. For details about the device’s NFC function and the location/marking of the NFC touchpoint, refer to the instruction manual of the Android device used. ** Depending on the settings and specifications of the Android device used, no sound may be emitted.
  • Page 162 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions * To use the Monitor while Out Function, an access point compatible with UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) and an Internet connection that can acquire global IP addresses are required. Activate the [Monitor while Out] function. >...
  • Page 163 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions If necessary, set up a connection to an access point. • If you have previously configured and saved only one connection to an access point, the camcorder will automatically connect to that access point. Continue to step 6. •...
  • Page 164 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions • Perform only step 1 in Pairing an NFC-compatible Android device (A 160). • Android device: When the camcorder’s ID is correctly registered, a message will prompt you to turn off Wi-Fi on the device. Select Turn off Wi-Fi or Do not turn off Wi-Fi (to keep using Wi-Fi on the device) and then touch Set.
  • Page 165 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Enter the password for the Monitor while Out function that you set in the camcorder (step 3, A 162) and then touch Connect. • Use the app’s onscreen controls to operate the camcorder while viewing the live image on the device. When you have finished recording Camcorder: Touch [End] to end the wireless connection and turn off the camcorder.
  • Page 166: Using The Virtual Keyboard

    The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Using the virtual keyboard When you need to enter text for various settings, touch the text field and a virtual keyboard will appear on the screen. The illustra- tion below explains the various keys you can use. Switch between letters and numbers/special characters.
  • Page 167 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions • For details about the CameraAccess plus app, visit PIXELA’s website. http://pixela.jp/cecap • When the camcorder is in Monitor from Home or Monitor while Out mode, the shooting mode will be set automatically to N. • Even if the frame rate was set to 24P, video recorded in Mon- itor from Home or Monitor while Out mode will be recorded at 30P.
  • Page 168 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions • About the optional CT-V1 Camera Pan Table - If you mount the camcorder on the optional CT-V1 Camera Pan Table, you can use the CameraAccess plus app on your iOS/Android device as a remote control to move the camcorder sideways (panning) in addition to starting/stop- ping recording.
  • Page 169: Saving Recordings Using An Ios/Android Device

    Android device. Before saving recordings, you can also check the movies** or photos. * The Camera Connect app is available from Canon as a free download from the App Store (iOS devices) and Google Play™ (Android devices).
  • Page 170 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions • The camcorder will be ready to connect with the iOS or Android device. Android devices compatible with NFC: Connect the cam- corder and the device as described in Pairing an NFC-com- patible Android device (A 160). •...
  • Page 171 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions iOS/Android device: Use the Camera Connect app to save the camcorder’s movies and photos. When you have finished > Camcorder: Touch [End] [OK] to end the wireless connection and turn off the camcorder. • Depending on factors such as the wireless network condi- tions, you may not be able to check movies or it may take some time to check or save them.
  • Page 172: Saving Recordings On The Optional Cs100 Connect

    The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Saving Recordings on the Optional CS100 Connect Station (NFC+Wi-Fi) You can easily save all the movies and photos you recorded onto the optional CS100 Connect Station. You can organize your recordings in albums, play them back on a connected HDTV or share them on the Web.
  • Page 173 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions With the camcorder turned off or displaying an index screen in playback mode, carefully hold the NFC touchpoint on the camcorder close to the NFC connect point on the connect station. • Align the camcorder’s mark with the center of the connect point on the connect station.
  • Page 174: Sharing Recordings With Canon Image Gateway

    Sharing Recordings with CANON iMAGE GATEWAY After you register for CANON iMAGE GATEWAY*, you will be able to access various Web services**. You will be able to upload movies and photos to online albums and upload movies to Web services like You- Tube.
  • Page 175 (YouTube, etc.). Available services may differ by country/region. ■ Setting the Desired Web Services in the Camcorder Log in to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and set the Web services you want to use. Shooting mode Playback †...
  • Page 176 You will need the account information (user name, password, etc.) to register some services. • CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and all other selected Web services will be set in the camcorder and the CameraWindow DC menu screen will appear.
  • Page 177 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions • Once you have set the maximum number of Web services in the camcorder, you will not be able to set any additional ser- vices. Delete unnecessary Web services and then set the desired Web service. •...
  • Page 178 The Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions Select the desired Web service. • When you select (e-mail), the list of registered e-mail addresses will appear. Select the e-mail addresses to which you want to send an e-mail notification. Select the type of recordings you want to share and the memory to read.
  • Page 179 Checking your uploads using CANON iMAGE GATEWAY You can use the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY online album’s Library or Album screen to see the movies and photos you uploaded. You can also check what files you have sent and the various settings for the Web services.
  • Page 180: Wi-Fi Connection And Settings

    Wi-Fi Connection and Settings Wi-Fi Connection and Settings Wi-Fi Connection Using an Access Point The camcorder can connect to a Wi-Fi network using an access point (wireless router). You can save settings for up to 4 different access points. General requirements •...
  • Page 181 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings Options [WPS: Button]* Simply press and hold the WPS button on your wireless router and then touch the camcorder’s screen. This is the easiest connection method if you are using a WPS-compatible access point. Continue the procedure as described in Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) (A 182).
  • Page 182 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings ■ Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) If your access point is WPS-compatible (bears the logo shown below), connecting the camcorder to it can be very easy. If you cannot suc- cessfully connect the camcorder using WPS, try using the [Search for Access Points] method.
  • Page 183 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings Touch [OK] to save the configuration. • If you were in the process of performing another procedure, the camcorder will automatically connect to the access point. Return to the procedure of the function you were previously using: Step 6 in Streaming via Wi-Fi and Internet (Monitor while Out) (A 163)
  • Page 184 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings • If the access point selected in step 1 did not have a [C] icon, this step is not necessary. Touch [OK] to save the configuration. • If you were in the process of performing another procedure, the camcorder will automatically connect to the access point.
  • Page 185 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings • If you selected [OPEN NONE] in step 2, this step is not neces- sary. Touch [Automatic] or [Manual] to select how to obtain the IP address. • If you selected [Automatic], proceed to step 9. To enter the [IP Address] field, touch [0.0.0.0].
  • Page 186: Viewing And Changing Wi-Fi Settings

    Wi-Fi Connection and Settings • The Wi-Fi functions available and the setup method will vary depending on the specifications and characteristics of the Wi-Fi network you want to use. Viewing and Changing Wi-Fi Settings You can review and change, if necessary, the settings used for the vari- ous Wi-Fi connections and for the Monitor while Out function.
  • Page 187 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings • The next time you make a wireless connection, you will need to change the Wi-Fi settings on the iOS/Android device. Touch [K] repeatedly to return to the 0 (Home) menu, and then touch [X] to close the menu. To view the access point’s connection settings Touch [Access Point Connection Settings].
  • Page 188 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings To view the settings for the Monitor while Out function (recording mode only) Touch [Monitor while Out Settings]. • The password and port number to be used for the Monitor while Out function will appear. If necessary, change the settings. •...
  • Page 189 Wi-Fi Connection and Settings Glossary This is a glossary of some of the basic terms used frequently in this chapter. The documentation for your access point may also con- tain a glossary you can refer to. Access Point A wireless access point (WAP) is a device that allows wireless devices, like your camcorder, to connect to a wired network (including to the Internet) using the Wi-Fi standard.
  • Page 190: Additional Information

    Additional Information Appendix: Menu Options Lists This section contains tables of all the camcorder’s menu settings and setting options for your reference. Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays This section explains the icons and displays that appear on the camcorder’s various screens, with reference pages to the rele- vant functions.
  • Page 191: Appendix: Menu Options Lists

    Appendix: Menu Options Lists Appendix: Menu Options Lists The functions that are available depend on the camcorder’s operating mode. On the camcorder’s screen, menu items not available appear grayed out. For details about how to select an item, refer to Using the Menus (A 41).
  • Page 192 Appendix: Menu Options Lists Menu item Setting options b [— Wi-Fi] (A 152) [6 Camera Connect], [7 To Web Service], [w Check/Edit Settings] ■ [1 Other Settings] Menus p Camera Setup (recording mode only) Menu item Setting options [Self Timer] (A 194) [i On <], [j Off]...
  • Page 193 Appendix: Menu Options Lists p Camera Setup (recording mode only) (cont.) Menu item Setting options [Face Detection & Tracking] (A 100) }], [j Off] [i On [Auto Backlight Correction] (A 195) On], [j Off] [Auto Slow Shutter] (A 195) On], [j Off] [Flicker Reduction] (A 195) Off], [: 50 Hz], [;...
  • Page 194 Appendix: Menu Options Lists [Self Timer]: You can have the camcorder start recording after a 10- second countdown. After setting [Self Timer] to [i On <], press Y to start the countdown and record video or touch [{] to start the countdown and take a photo. •...
  • Page 195 Appendix: Menu Options Lists • Using focus assistance will not affect the recordings. It will be can- celled automatically after 4 seconds or when you start recording. • This function is available only when the shooting mode is set to †, ƒ...
  • Page 196 Appendix: Menu Options Lists [Image Stabilizer]: The image stabilizer reduces camcorder blur (blur due to the camcorder moving) so you can get nice, stable shots. Select the image stabilization mode according to the shooting conditions. Dynamic]: Compensates for a higher degree of camcorder shake, such as when shooting while walking, and is more effective as the zoom approaches full wide angle.
  • Page 197 Appendix: Menu Options Lists / s Playback Setup (playback mode only) (cont.) Menu item Setting options [Slideshow Transition] (A 197) [j Off], [k Dissolve], [l Slide Image] [Slideshow Transition]: You can select the transition effect between photos in a slideshow. [k Dissolve]: The currently displayed photo fades away while the next photo fades in.
  • Page 198 Appendix: Menu Options Lists t Display Setup (cont.) Menu item Setting options [LCD Brightness] (A 199) [LCD Backlight] (A 199) Bright], [M Normal], [L Dim] [LCD Mirror Image] (A 199) [i On], [j Off] [HDMI Status] (A 199) [Demo Mode] (A 199) On], [j Off] [TV Type]...
  • Page 199 Appendix: Menu Options Lists [Output Onscreen Displays]: When this setting is set to [i On], the camcorder’s onscreen displays will appear also on the screen of a TV or monitor connected to the camcorder. [LCD Brightness]: Adjusts the brightness of the LCD screen. •...
  • Page 200 Appendix: Menu Options Lists • To cancel the demo mode once it has started, press any button or turn off the camcorder. [TV Type] (playback mode only): When you connect the camcorder to a TV using the optional STV-250N Stereo Video Cable, select the setting according to the type of TV in order to display the picture in full and in the correct aspect ratio.
  • Page 201: System Setup

    Appendix: Menu Options Lists q System Setup Menu item Setting options [Language H] (A 34) ], [Dansk], [Deutsch], [ ], [English], [Español], [Français], [Italiano], [Magyar], [Melayu], [Nederlands], [Norsk], [Polski], [Português], [ ], [Suomi], [Svenska], [Türkçe], ], [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ], [...
  • Page 202 Appendix: Menu Options Lists q System Setup (cont.) Menu item Setting options [Available Space in Memory] (A 205) b [&] (built-in memory), [8] (memory card) ` – [Used Space in Memory] (A 205) b [&] (built-in memory), [8] (memory card) ` –...
  • Page 203 Appendix: Menu Options Lists q System Setup (cont.) Menu item Setting options [Displayed Units] (A 206) [. Meters/Grams], [/ Feet/Pounds] [File Numbering] (A 206) [m Reset], [n Continuous] [Auto Power Off] (A 207) On], [j Off] [Power On Using LCD Panel] (A 207) [Enable], [Off] [USB Connection Type]...
  • Page 204 Appendix: Menu Options Lists q System Setup (cont.) Menu item Setting options b [Initialize &/8] (A 38) ` [Initialize 8] [& Built-in Mem.], [8 Mem. Card] (b only) [Complete Initialization]: Toggle on or b [Initialize ']* (A 150) [Firmware] (A 208) b [Delete Memory Save Folder]* (A 150) b [MAC Address]...
  • Page 205 Appendix: Menu Options Lists [Available Space in Memory] (recording mode only)/[Used Space in Memory] (playback mode only): Displays a screen where you can verify how much of the memory is currently available for recording or how much of it is in use (ª indicates photos). •...
  • Page 206 Appendix: Menu Options Lists [Battery Info]: When you are using a battery pack that is compatible with Intelligent System, this option displays a screen where you can ver- ify the battery charge (as a percentage) and the remaining recording time (during recording mode) or playback time (during playback mode). •...
  • Page 207 Appendix: Menu Options Lists • The file number and folder name also indicate the location of the file on the memory. A recording with the file number “101-1234”, made on October 25 will be found in the folder DCIM\101_1025. If it is a movie, its file name will be MVI_1234.MP4;...
  • Page 208 Appendix: Menu Options Lists ` [FlashAir]: Determines the operation mode of the wireless communication of the FlashAir card in the camcorder. [Firmware] (recording mode only): You can verify the current version of the camcorder’s firmware, which is the software that controls the cam- corder.
  • Page 209 Appendix: Menu Options Lists ■ b [3 Recording Setup] Menu (recording mode only) Menu item Setting options [Video Quality] (A 74) 60P Recording], [ High Quality]*, Standard (Full HD)]*, [ Long Play]* * For these settings also [I] ([Frame Rate]): [½], [»] [Recording Media] (A 75) [Rec Media for Movies]:...
  • Page 210 Appendix: Menu Options Lists ■ ` [3 Video Quality] (recording mode only) Menu item Setting options [Video Quality] (A 74) 60P Recording], [ High Quality]*, Standard (Full HD)]*, [ Long Play]* * For these settings also [I] ([Frame Rate]): [½], [»] ■...
  • Page 211 Appendix: Menu Options Lists Button Setting options/Function Slow & Fast Motion] (A 86) [Off], [Entire Scene], [Flexible] When set to [Entire Scene]: [x1/2], [x2], [x4], [x10], [x20],[x60], [x120], [x300], [x600], [x1200] [w] (recording time): Frame], [0.5 sec] When set to [Flexible]: x2 Fast], [v x1 Normal], [...
  • Page 212 Appendix: Menu Options Lists Button Setting options/Function [y Exposure] (A 105) [n] (manual exposure): Toggle on or off, Touch AE frame [ä Mic. Level] (A 213) (automatic), [n] (manual) [Audio Level Indicator]: Toggle on or [Ä White Balance] (A 109) [Ã...
  • Page 213 Appendix: Menu Options Lists • This function is available only when the shooting mode is set to †, ƒ or ’. • Turning off the camcorder will deactivate the Powered IS function. [z Pre REC]: When this function is activated, the camcorder automat- ically starts recording 3 seconds before you press Y so you do not miss important shooting opportunities.
  • Page 214 Appendix: Menu Options Lists • Touch [m] to return to automatic audio level adjustment. Touch [Audio Level Indicator] to display the audio level indicator even during automatic audio level adjustment. • Adjust the audio recording level so the audio level meter goes to the right of the -12 dB mark (yellow area) only occasionally.
  • Page 215 Appendix: Menu Options Lists Button Setting options [Delete] (A 69) Depending on the index screen: <folder name>, [Select], [All Scenes] or [All Photos] During playback pause: [This Scene] In single photo view: [¸ Proceed] (deletes the current photo) b [Conv. Fast Motion (&'8)] (A 131) [Trim] (A 124)
  • Page 216: Appendix: Onscreen Icons And Displays

    Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays The following tables show the icons that appear in the various modes. For easy reference, the icons in the table are grouped according to the area in which they appear on the screen. Please note that what icons appear depends on the shooting mode and other functions.
  • Page 217 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays When using flexible slow & fast motion recording mode: Top of the screen Icon Description/Function Shooting mode button ó, , †, (in N mode: one of the Smart AUTO ƒ, ’ icons, in ƒ mode: one of the Special Scene mode icons) Scene counter (hours : minutes : seconds).
  • Page 218 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Top of the screen (cont.) Icon Description/Function Ä, , Â, Intelligent IS (only in N mode) Ã è, é, ê, ë, Remaining battery charge 000 min Zoom bar (momentarily, only when operating the zoom). Photo shooting and memory selected for recording photos (momentarily after taking a photo).
  • Page 219 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Left side of the screen (cont.) Icon Description/Function T, V Faders ¼, É, Å White balance ` FlashAir card. In case of a FlashAir card error, will be displayed. Check the FlashAir card. Slow/fast motion rate buttons for slow and , v, fast motion recording of part of a scene (flexible slow &...
  • Page 220 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Info panel (cont.) Icon Description/Function Memory selected for recording movies and remaining recording time on the memory. As the remaining recording time decreases, the icon will change from green to yellow and then red. • When the remaining recording time is 30 &0h00m*, minutes or less, this indicator will keep 80h00m...
  • Page 221 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Bottom of the screen Icon Description/Function [{] button: Take a photo [FILTER] button: Change the cinema-look FILTER 1 to FILTER 5 filter Custom button: The icon in the button will (default) change depending on the currently assigned function/setting.
  • Page 222 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays ■ Playback mode (during playback) Top of the screen Icon Description/Function [Edit] button: Open the [Edit] menu. Edit, C Lock files function activated. Scene shot with the shooting mode set to Ð, Ý, Ö, Õ, Ø, Memory card operation ×, Ô, Ó...
  • Page 223 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Top of the screen (cont.) Icon Description/Function Video quality Scene number – 000-0000 File number * b only.
  • Page 224 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Bottom of the screen Icon Description/Function For movies: Ý Ú Ù Ð Playback control buttons Û Ø × Ö Õ For photos: [Ð] button: Slideshow Ð [f] button: Return to the [}] index screen [h] button: Photo jump [Ý] button: Volume and background Ý...
  • Page 225 Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays Memory card operation Ü Recording, Ñ Record standby, z Pre-recording (A 213), Ð Playback, Ý Playback pause, × Fast playback, Ø Fast reverse playback, Õ Slow playback, Ö Slow reverse playback, Ó Frame advance, Ô Frame reverse. Remaining battery charge •...
  • Page 226: Trouble

    - please read the “CHECK THIS FIRST” box before going on to the more detailed problems and solutions. Consult a Canon Service Center if the problem persists.
  • Page 227: Power Source

    Battery packs not recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder cannot be charged using this camcorder. - If you are using a battery pack recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder, there may be a problem with the battery pack.
  • Page 228 Trouble? Recording Pressing Y will not start recording. - You cannot record while the camcorder is writing previous record- ings in the memory (while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing). Wait until the camcorder has finished. - The memory is full. Delete some recordings (A 69) or initialize the memory (A 38) to free some space.
  • Page 229 If the camcorder becomes unusually hot or it becomes hot after using it only for a short while, it may indicate a problem with the camcorder. Consult a Canon Service Center. Playback Deleting scenes takes longer than usual.
  • Page 230 0 °C and 40 °C (32 °F and 104 °F). - The battery pack is damaged. Use a different battery pack. - Charging has stopped because the compact power adapter or the battery pack is faulty. Consult a Canon Service Center.
  • Page 231: Picture And Sound

    Trouble? Picture and Sound A rattling can be heard from the camcorder. - If it cannot be heard while the camcorder is set to recording mode, then the rattling is due to the movement of the internal lens fixture. This is not a malfunction. The screen appears too dark.
  • Page 232 Trouble? Sound is distorted or is recorded at lower levels. - When recording near loud sounds (such as fireworks, shows or concerts), sound may become distorted or it may not be recorded at the actual levels. This is not a malfunction. Adjust the audio recording level manually (A 213).
  • Page 233 Trouble? - A compatible memory card must be used to be able to record movies on a memory card (A 30). - The folder and file numbers for movies and photos have reached their maximum value. Insert a new memory card and set 1 >q>...
  • Page 234 Trouble? - Disconnect the USB cable and turn off the camcorder. After a short while, turn it on again and restore the connection. - Connect the camcorder to a different USB port on the computer. CameraWindow DC does not start automatically. - CameraWindow DC does not start automatically on some versions of Mac OS X.
  • Page 235 Trouble? b Wi-Fi Functions Refer also to the instruction manual of the access point and other devices you will use. Cannot connect with the access point. - Check that the access point is working correctly. - The effective communication range between the camcorder and access point may vary depending on the strength of the wireless signal.
  • Page 236 Trouble? Cannot complete a wireless connection to the camcorder. - Resetting the camcorder’s settings using 1 > > [Reset All] will reset the camcorder’s network name and passwords. Erase the camcorder’s previous network settings from the iOS or Android device and connect the device to the camcorder again.
  • Page 237: List Of Messages

    Select [Yes] to try to recover the recordings. b Cannot access the built-in memory - There is a problem with the built-in memory. Contact a Canon Ser- vice Center.
  • Page 238 - You attached a battery pack that is not recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder. - If you are using a battery pack recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder, there may be a problem with the camcorder or battery pack.
  • Page 239 - There is a problem with the memory. If this message appears often without apparent reason, contact a Canon Service Center. b Cannot play back Cannot access the built-in memory - There is a problem with the built-in memory. Initialize the built-in memory using the [Complete Initialization] option (A 38).
  • Page 240 - There is a problem with the built-in memory. Save your recordings (A 141) and initialize the built-in memory using the [Complete Ini- tialization] option (A 38). If the problem persists, contact a Canon Service Center. Cannot record Check the memory card - There is a problem with the memory card.
  • Page 241 Trouble? Cannot record movies on this memory card Initialize only using the camcorder - The memory card in the camcorder was initialized using a com- puter. Initialize the memory card with this camcorder (A 38). Cannot save the canvas - Cannot save your [Pens and Stamps] drawings in the memory. Save your recordings (A 141) and initialize the memory (A 38).
  • Page 242 Trouble? Check the memory card - Cannot access the memory card. Check the memory card and make sure it is inserted correctly. - A memory card error occurred. The camcorder cannot record on or read from the memory card. Try removing and reinserting the memory card, or use a different memory card.
  • Page 243 Trouble? May not be possible to record movies on this memory card - You may not be able to record movies on a memory card without a CLASS rating or with one rated CLASS 2. Replace the memory card with one rated CLASS 4, 6 or 10. Mem.
  • Page 244 Trouble? Need to recover files from the memory card. Change the position of the LOCK switch on the memory card. - This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if power supply was accidentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing on the memory card and later the position of the card’s LOCK switch was changed to prevent erasure.
  • Page 245 Trouble? Select the desired scene number - A number of scenes have the same recording date but different file control information. This can occur for example when you record movies in the area of the international date line. Select a number to display the corresponding group of scenes.
  • Page 246 Trouble? Too many photos and MP4 movies. Disconnect the USB cable. - Disconnect the USB cable. Try using a memory card reader or decrease the number of photos and movies on the memory card to fewer than 2,500 (Windows), or 1,000 (Mac OS) and then restore the connection.
  • Page 247 For details, refer to the instruction manual of the CS100. - Try turning off the camcorder and connect station. After a moment, turn them on again and restore the connection. If the problem persists, contact a Canon Service Center.
  • Page 248 Trouble? Closing the LCD panel turns off the camcorder. File transfers in progress will be interrupted. - Keep the camcorder’s LCD panel open while a wireless file transfer to the optional CS100 Connect Station is in progress. Incorrect Wi-Fi password. - The password (encryption key) is case sensitive so make sure to enter it correctly.
  • Page 249 Unable to access configuration files - Turn off the camcorder. After a short while, turn it on again. If the problem persists contact a Canon Service Center. Unable to complete WPS. - Turn off the camcorder and access point. After a short while, turn them on again and try again.
  • Page 250 Trouble? Unable to complete WPS. Try the operation again. - Some access points require pressing and holding the Wi-Fi Pro- tected Setup (WPS) button. For details, refer to the instruction manual of your access point. - Make sure to touch [OK] on the camcorder’s screen within 2 minutes of activating the Wi-Fi Protected Setup signal on the access point, whether by pressing the button or by entering the PIN code.
  • Page 251 Trouble? Unable to obtain a global IP address. - The access point to which the camcorder is connected has not been assigned a global IP address. Check the WAN settings of the broadband router to see if a global IP address has been assigned. - Several wireless routers are connected to the same home net- work.
  • Page 252 (cordless phones, micro- wave ovens, etc.). - Turn off the camcorder and access point. After a short while, turn them on again and perform the Wi-Fi network setup again. If the problem persists contact a Canon Service Center.
  • Page 253: List Of Messages For Web Services

    Connect to a computer and use the dedicated software to set again - An error occurred when connecting to the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY server. Check the settings saved on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and set them again in the camcorder.
  • Page 254 Trouble? Server busy Try again later - The CANON iMAGE GATEWAY server is busy due to a high num- ber of users trying to connect to the server. End the Wi-Fi connec- tion and try again later. This image cannot be sent - You attempted to upload a recording whose file type or file size is not supported by the selected Web service.
  • Page 255: Do's And Don'ts

    Do’s and Don’ts Do’s and Don’ts Safety Instructions and Handling Precautions Be sure to read these instructions in order to operate the product safely. Follow these instructions to prevent injury or harm to the operator of the product or others. WARNING Denotes the risk of serious injury or death.
  • Page 256 Do’s and Don’ts - Do not use leaking batteries/battery packs. If a battery/battery pack leaks and the material contacts your skin or clothing, flush the exposed area thoroughly with running water. In case of eye con- tact, flush thoroughly with copious amounts of clean running water and seek immediate medical assistance.
  • Page 257 Do’s and Don’ts • Do not allow the product to maintain contact with the same area of skin for extended periods of time during use. This may result in low- temperature contact burns, including skin redness and blistering, even if the product does not feel hot. The use of a tripod or similar equipment is recommended when using the product in hot places and for people with circulation problems or less sensitive skin.
  • Page 258 CS100 Connect Station (A 141), and save them on a regular basis. This will protect your important recordings in case of damage and create more free space on the memory. Canon shall not be liable for any data loss.
  • Page 259 Do’s and Don’ts • b The camcorder’s Wi-Fi functions may be subject to inter- ference from devices such as cordless phones and microwave ovens. Keeping as much distance as possible from these devices or using the camcorder’s Wi-Fi functions at a different time of day may reduce such interference.
  • Page 260: Battery Pack

    Do’s and Don’ts • When recording movies, try to get a calm, stable picture. Exces- sive camcorder movement while shooting and extensive use of fast zooms and panning can result in jittery scenes. In extreme cases, the playback of such scenes may result in visually induced motion sick- ness.
  • Page 261 • We recommend backing up the recordings on the memory card onto your computer. Data may be corrupted or lost due to memory card defects or exposure to static electricity. Canon shall not be liable for lost or corrupted data.
  • Page 262 Do’s and Don’ts Built-in Rechargeable Lithium Battery The camcorder has a built-in rechargeable lithium battery to keep the date/time and other settings. The built-in lithium battery is recharged while you use the camcorder; however, it will discharge completely if you do not use the camcorder for about 3 months. To recharge the built-in lithium battery: Connect the compact power adapter to the camcorder and leave it connected with the camcorder off.
  • Page 263: Maintenance/Others

    Maintenance/Others Maintenance/Others Cleaning Camcorder Body • Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the camcorder body. Never use chemi- cally treated cloths or volatile solvents such as paint thinner. Lens • If the lens surface is dirty, autofocus may not work properly. •...
  • Page 264: Using The Camcorder Abroad

    You can use the compact power adapter to operate the camcorder and to charge battery packs in any country with power supply between 100 and 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Consult a Canon Service Center for informa- tion on plug adapters for overseas use.
  • Page 265 Maintenance/Others Americas: All of North America and Central America; most Caribbean islands (except in French territories like Guadeloupe and Martinique); most of South America (except in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay). Asia: Only in Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Myanmar. Oceania: US territories (Guam, American Samoa, etc.) and some Pacific islands like Micronesia, Samoa and Tonga.
  • Page 266: General Information

    The following optional accessories are compatible with this camcorder but their availability may differ from area to area. Select accessories are described in more detail in the following pages. For the latest informa- tion, please visit your local Canon website. BP-718, BP-727 CG-700 Battery Charger...
  • Page 267 * CA-110E (including power cord) in Asia. ** This accessory is used with a function available only on the b. Call or visit your local retailer/dealer for genuine Canon video accesso- ries. You can also obtain genuine accessories for your Canon cam-...
  • Page 268 Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack).
  • Page 269 SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case A handy camcorder bag with padded compartments and plenty of space for accessories. This mark identifies genuine Canon video accesso- ries. When you use Canon video equipment, we rec- ommend Canon-brand accessories or products bearing the same mark.
  • Page 270: Specifications

    General Information Specifications Camcorder VIXIA HF R82 / VIXIA HF R80 / VIXIA HF R800  — Values given are approximate figures. System • Recording System Movies: MP4 format Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (2ch) Photos: DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), compatible with Exif* Ver.
  • Page 271 General Information Effective pixels:  2,070,000 pixels (1920 x 1080) When advanced zoom is on: 1920 x 1080 (wide angle), 1280 x 720 (full telephoto) • LCD Touch Screen  3 in., TFT color, 230,000 dots , capacitive touch screen operation •...
  • Page 272 General Information • Minimum Illumination 0.4 lx ([Low Light] Special Scene mode, shutter speed at 1/2) 5 lx ([Programmed AE] shooting mode, auto slow shutter [On], shutter speed at 1/30) • Recommended Illumination: 100 lx or more • Image Stabilization Optical system (lens shift) with electronic compensation •...
  • Page 273 General Information b Wi-Fi • Wireless Standard Complies with the IEEE 802.11b/g/n protocol • Connection Methods Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), search for access points, manual, NFC pairing (with compatible devices) • Wireless Frequency: 2.4 GHz • Supported Channels: 1 - 11 •...
  • Page 274 General Information • Rated Output / Consumption 5.3 V DC, 1.5 A / 17 VA (100 V) - 23 VA (240 V)  • Operating Temperature : 0 - 40 °C (32 - 104 °F)  • Dimensions : 49 x 27 x 79 mm (1.9 x 1.1 x 3.1 in.) ...
  • Page 275: Reference Tables

    Reference Tables Reference Tables Approximate recording times Memory capacity Video quality and resolution 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB 35 Mbps (1920 x 30 min. 1 hr. 2 hr. 4 hr. 1080) 24 Mbps (1920 x 40 min. 1 hr.
  • Page 276 Reference Tables Approximate number of photos available on a 4 GB memory card The numbers given in the following table are approximate and vary according to recording conditions and the subject. Photo size Number of photos 1920 x 1080 2,700 1280 x 720* 6,100 * Photos recorded when the video quality is set to 4 Mbps.
  • Page 277 100 min. 265 min. Downloading Image Files (Image Mix Frames) Canon offers for download image files (image mix frames) for the image mix function. Access the following website, click on your country/region and follow the onscreen instructions to download the files.
  • Page 278 CANON\PRIVATE\MY_PICT\ • The camcorder can recognize image files named MIX_01.JPG to MIX_99.JPG.
  • Page 279: Index

    ....... 54 ...157 AUTO mode CameraAccess plus* ....195 Auto slow shutter CameraWindow DC ......142 Automatic backlight (download) ...... 195 correction CANON iMAGE ...135 .....174 AV OUT/× terminal GATEWAY* ......97 Chroma key ..80 Cinema (shooting mode) ..120 ..80 Background music* Cinema-look filters ....263...
  • Page 280 Connections to external Fireworks (Special Scene ......136 ......82 devices mode) ....208 Converting scenes FlashAir cards** ....195 to fast motion (time-lapse) Flicker reduction ....... 131 ......107 scenes* Focus ..128 ......206 to smaller MP4 scenes Folder name ......111 Copying recordings to Frame rate ....
  • Page 281 ......56 Intelligent IS ....216 Onscreen icons Other Settings ......34 Language ....44 menus ..199 LCD screen brightness ....40 LCD touch screen ....... 65 Locking files P (Programmed AE Low light (Special Scene ....85 shooting mode) ......82 mode) Playback ......62...
  • Page 282 Resetting all camcorder ......208 settings .......112 Tele macro ....128 Resizing scenes ......57 Telephoto ....37 Time zone/DST ......106 Touch AE ....141 Saving recordings ......108 Touch AF ..82 Scene (shooting mode) Touch screen SCN (Special Scene ......40 operations ....
  • Page 283 ....175 Web services* ....109 White balance ......57 Wide angle ....152 Wi-Fi functions* ....169 YouTube* Zoom .... 59 Framing assistance ....194 Zoom speed ..... 212 Zoom type * b only. ** ` only.
  • Page 284 CANON CONSUMER DIGITAL VIDEO EQUIPMENT LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE UNITED STATES The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. (“Canon USA”) with respect to Canon Consumer Digital Video Equipment (the “Equipment”) purchased in the United States. This limited warranty is only effective upon presentation of your Bill of Sale or other proof of purchase.
  • Page 285 These uses are covered only by such specific warranty as Canon may issue with such sales. This Limited Warranty does not apply to accessories or consumables for the Equipment, which are sold “AS IS”, without warranty of any kind by Canon USA.
  • Page 286 Canon Consumer Digital Video Equipment (the “Equipment”) purchased in Canada. This limited warranty is only effective upon presentation of a bill of sale or other proof of purchase for this Equipment to a Canon Service Facility when repairs are required.
  • Page 287 Any recovery under this limited warranty shall not exceed the purchase price of the equipment. Canon Canada does not assume or authorize any other per- son to assume for Canon Canada any other liability with respect to this equipment.
  • Page 288 Bovenkerkerweg 59, 1185 XB Amstelveen, The Netherlands http://pro.usa.canon.com CANON U.S.A., INC. http://pro.usa.canon.com/support (855) CINE-EOS (855-246-3367) (USA only) UNITED KINGDOM Canon UK Ltd Unit 160, Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Hertfordshire, WD6 3SG 020-7660-0186 © CANON INC. 2017 PUB. DIE-0497-000...

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