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Canon Vixia HF-R300 Manual

Canon Vixia HF-R300 Manual

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Summary of Contents for Canon Vixia HF-R300

  • Page 1 Canon Vixia HF-R300 Review Granada High School Video/Studio Productions...
  • Page 2 Canon Vixia HF-R300...
  • Page 3 How to plug it in and charge it.
  • Page 4 What is the safest way to hold the screen when using the touch-screen?
  • Page 5 What is the safest way to hold the screen when using the touch-screen? Keep two or three fingers behind the screen while *  you select icons or menu items with your thumb.
  • Page 6 How do you access the main touch screen setup menus?
  • Page 7 How do you access the main touch screen setup menus?
  • Page 8 Setup Menus: Record Mode...
  • Page 9 Where do you go in the touch-screen menu to set the date/time?
  • Page 10 Where do you go in the touch-screen menu to set the date/time? HOME BUTTON > Other Settings > Wrench (system *  settings) > Date/Time...
  • Page 11 What is the best date format for us to use?
  • Page 12 The best date format for us to use is “Year. Month. Day”...
  • Page 13 What type of memory cards do the Vixia HF-R300 cameras use?
  • Page 14 What type of memory cards do the Vixia HF-R300 cameras use? SD XC Memory Cards (Class 6 at minimum - Class 10 ideal) * ...
  • Page 15: Inserting The Sd Card

    Inserting the SD Card Make sure the power to the camera is off. *  Open the SD Card Slot carefully. *  Insert the SD Card at a 45° angle with the SD Card *  label facing the LCD Screen.
  • Page 16 Inserting the SD Card...
  • Page 17 Initializing (formatting) the SD Card...
  • Page 18 Switching Between Recording and Playback...
  • Page 19 Setup Menus: Record Mode...
  • Page 20 Main Screen: Playback Mode...
  • Page 21 Format and Bitrate for Recording We want the cameras to record in the highest quality *  possible. That is AVCHD (Audio Video Codec for High Definition) with a bitrate of 24Mbps (twenty four megabits per second). The letter code for 24Mbps on the camera is MXP – think of it as “MaXimum Picture quality”.
  • Page 22 Which setup menu has the most frequently used shooting functions?
  • Page 23 Which setup menu has the most frequently used shooting functions?
  • Page 24: Replacing The Battery

    Replacing the battery...
  • Page 25: Opening/Closing The Lens Cover

    Opening/Closing the Lens Cover...
  • Page 26 Zooming in (T) and out (W)
  • Page 27: Monitoring The Audio

    Monitoring the Audio...
  • Page 28 Monitoring the Audio...
  • Page 29 Recording with External Mic...
  • Page 30 Manually Adjusting the Mic Level...
  • Page 31: Image Stabilization

    Image Stabilization...
  • Page 32 Image Stabilization...
  • Page 33 Switching Between Modes Auto – Manual - Cinema...
  • Page 34 Switching Between Modes...
  • Page 35 Manual Mode is Preferred...
  • Page 36 In Manual Mode – You Can Set the Focus Manually...
  • Page 37 In Manual Mode – You Can Set the White Balance...
  • Page 38 In Manual Mode – You Can Set the White Balance...
  • Page 39 In Manual Mode – You Can Set the Exposure...
  • Page 40 In Manual Mode – You Can Set the Frame Rate...
  • Page 41 In Manual Mode – You Can Set the Frame Rate...
  • Page 42 Remember: When You Get a Vixia Camera… 1.  Make Sure You Have an SD Card In Camera 2.  Open the Lens 3.  Turn on the Power 4.  Press the Home Button 5.  Adjust Your Settings 6.  Start Recording (5 seconds before/after shot) 7.  Hold the LCD Screen with 2-3 Fingers Behind It.
  • Page 43 Everything Else…...
  • Page 44 Everything Else…...
  • Page 45 Everything Else…...