• Do not expose batteries or product to excessive heat such as the inside of a car under direct sunlight, fire, etc. FCC/IC NOTICE HD Camcorder, VIXIA HF G30 systems This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Important Usage Instructions The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user CAUTION to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN voltage” within the product’s enclosure, that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of CAUTION: electric shock to persons.
Important Usage Instructions IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS In these safety instructions the word “apparatus” refers to the Canon HD Camcorder VIXIA HF G30 and all its accessories. Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water.
REGIONS OF USE VIXIA HF G30 is in compliance (as of April 2013) with the radio signal regulations of the regions listed below. For details on other regions where they can be used, make inquiries with the contacts listed on the back side of this instruction manual.
Table of Contents Table of Contents Package contents Onscreen Icons and Displays Charging the Battery Pack Basic Preparations Using a Memory Card Setting the Date/Time and Language Shooting Video and Taking Photos Playing Back Movies and Viewing Photos Playback on a TV Screen Saving Your Recordings Abridged Specifications About the Camcorder’s Wi-Fi Functions...
Onscreen Icons and Displays introduction Onscreen Icons and Displays Recording movies mode A s A d A l S q S a S s S d S f 1 Control button [FUNC.]: Open the FUNC. panel 2 Smart AUTO* (A 18) * Available only in mode.
Onscreen Icons and Displays A l Zebra pattern S q Conversion lens (Wide attachment shown) 146) S a Recording command 150) S s Face detection frame S d Level marker: Display onscreen markers to check your composition and make sure horizontal or vertical lines do not appear crooked in your recordings.
Onscreen Icons and Displays Recording movies mode mode S h Recording program 63, 65, 70) S j Exposure compensation: Correct the exposure manually for a picture darker/brighter than the one obtained using the automatic exposure set by the camcorder. S k AGC limit 62);...
Onscreen Icons and Displays Playing movies (during playback) F j Playback control buttons (A 20) F k Scene number F l Date/Time G q Volume controls Viewing photos G a Control button [MENU]: Open the setup menus 32, 144) G s Current photo / Total number of photos G d File number 148) G f Control button [f] - Return to the photo index screen...
Charging the Battery Pack step 1 Charging the Battery Pack The camcorder can be powered with a battery pack or directly using the compact power adapter. When you use the compact power adapter, the power of the battery pack will not be consumed. Charge the battery pack before use.
Basic Preparations IMPORTANT • The battery pack will be charged only when the camcorder is off. • Do not connect to the camcorder’s DC IN terminal or to the compact power adapter any electrical equipment that is not expressly recommended for use with this camcorder. •...
Using a Memory Card Fasten the grip belt. Adjust it so you can reach the zoom rocker with your index finger, and Y with your thumb. Open the OLED panel and adjust the angle. 1 Rotate it up to 90 degrees down (for example, to record with your hand extended above a crowd).
Setting the Date/Time and Language Insert the memory card into one of the memory card slots and close the double memory card slot cover. 1 Push the memory card into the memory card slot. 2 Securely close the cover. Do not force it closed if the memory card is not correctly inserted. click! The label of the memory card facing the lens...
Setting the Date/Time and Language Change the date/time. 1 Touch a field you want to change. 2 Touch [Î] or [Í] to change the field. Select your preferred date/time format. 1 Touch one of the control buttons. 2 Touch to use 24-hour clock. Touch [OK].
Shooting Video and Taking Photos basic recording Shooting Video and Taking Photos mode you can easily record movies and photos. You do not need to worry about any settings or menu options - the camcorder will select the most appropriate settings automatically. Flashes in red while shooting video and while a scene or photo is being recorded on the memory.
Shooting Video and Taking Photos > > > > [FUNC.] [MENU] [Movie Format] Desired movie format You can also set the recording mode (video and audio quality). For AVCHD movies, you can select up to 28 Mbps, with two recording modes featuring linear PCM audio. For MP4 movies, you can record up to 35 Mbps.
Playing Back Movies and Viewing Photos When you have finished recording Make sure the camcorder has finished writing the scenes or photos on the memory before turning it off. Confirm that the 1 Check that the indicator is off. indicator goes out 2 Close the OLED panel.
Playing Back Movies and Viewing Photos Look for the scene or photo you want to play back. Drag your finger left or right for the next/previous index page. Touch the desired scene or photo to play back. Movies: The selected scene is played back. Playback continues until the end of the last scene in the index screen.
Playback on a TV Screen IMPORTANT • You may not be able to play back with another device the movies you recorded on the memory card with this camcorder. In such case, play back the movies on the memory card using this camcorder. NOTES •...
Saving Your Recordings " Composite video connection: Analog, standard-definition connection; output only. See Connection Diagram 102) for details about additional settings. Yellow White STV-250N Stereo Video Cable (optional) NOTES • The illustrations are for reference only. The layout of terminals on your TV may be different. •...
Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack). Please note that this warranty does not apply to repairs arising out of the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories, although you may request such repairs on a chargeable basis.
If the Equipment contains a hard disk drive, Canon USA recommends that data stored on that drive be duplicated or backed up to prevent its loss in the event of failure or other malfunction of such drive.
This limited warranty does not cover the cabinet (exterior finish) of the Equipment, media, nor does it apply to Equipment purchased outside Canada. If the Equipment contains a hard disk drive, Canon Canada recommends that data stored on that drive be duplicated or backed up to prevent its loss in the event of a failure or other malfunction of such drive.
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