Canon VIXIA HF R400 Instruction Manual

Canon VIXIA HF R400 Manual

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  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 1
    PUB. DIE-0431-000 HD Camcorder Instruction Manual PY O C 6 4
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 2
    Introduction Important Usage Instructions WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO ..., DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER... to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the product. PY...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 3
    FCC/IC NOTICE HD Camcorder, VIXIA HF R42 / VIXIA HF R40 / VIXIA HF R400 systems This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following ..., USA Tel No. 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666) PY O C This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 4
    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS In these safety instructions the word "apparatus" refers to the Canon HD Camcorder VIXIA HF R42 / VIXIA HF R40 / VIXIA HF R400 and all its accessories. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 5
    REGIONS OF USE VIXIA HF R42 and VIXIA HF R40 are in compliance (as of January 2013) with the radio signal regulations of the ... contacts listed on the back side of this instruction manual. REGIONS Canada, Hong Kong S.A.R., USA, South Korea, Taiwan Model ID0019: VIXIA HF R40 / VIXIA HF R42 PY O C 5
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 6
    ... 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 composed of 1,080 vertical pixels (scanning lines). • ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 7
    ...not miss out on baby's precious moments. The camcorder's settings are optimized to capture the beauty of baby... connect the camcorder to your home network and upload your recordings to CANON iMAGE... the Web browser on a smartphone or computer to view the camcorder's recordings (A 126). C AVCHD and MP4...
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    ... to create unique movies with distinctive looks. Face Detection (A 76) The camcorder automatically detects people's faces and adjusts the focus and ... for beautiful results. PY O C Image Stabilization Dynamic IS (A 75) compensates for camcorder shake when you shoot video while walking. Powered IS (A...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 9
    ... Your Recordings on Other Devices Connect the camcorder to an HDTV (A 105). Copy your recordings to an external video recorder (A 119). Upload recordings to your computer (A 111). Save your recordings. Copy the camcorder's entire memory onto an external hard drive (A 116). PY O C ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 10
    ... /4 Enjoying Your Recordings Using the Camcorder's Wi-Fi Functions Use your iOS or ... smartphone or tablet to remotely view to remotely control the camcorder (A 125). Use the Web browser on your iOS... them back (A 128). After connecting the camcorder to an iPhone, iPad or CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, you can...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 11
    ... New Functions About this Manual 17 17 19 Getting to Know the Camcorder Supplied Accessories ... the Time Zone Initializing the Memory Charging the Battery Pack Turning On the Camcorder Using the Grip... Adjusting the LCD Screen Memory Cards Compatible for Use with the Camcorder Inserting and Removing...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 12
    ...78 79 81 82 83 84 85 86 Selecting the Movie Format (AVCHD/MP4) Selecting the Video Quality 6/4 Selecting the Memory (Built-in Memory/ Memory Card) for Recordings 6/4 Dual Recording and Relay Recording Baby Mode Cinema Mode and Cinema-Look Filters Special Scene ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 13
    ...90 Audio Scenes Audio Recording Level Using Headphones Using an External Microphone „ Advanced Playback and Editing 92 93 94 ... Point Dividing Scenes Trimming Scenes Slideshow „ External Connections 102 Terminals on the Camcorder 103 Connection Diagrams 105 107 Saving and Sharing Your Recordings...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 14
    ... Videos Using an iOS Device Sharing Recordings with CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Playback on a Computer Wi-Fi ... 158 Trouble? 158 164 174 178 179 180 181 185 190 Troubleshooting List ... Don'ts Handling Precautions Maintenance/Others Using the Camcorder Abroad Accessories Optional Accessories Specifications Index...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 15
    About this Manual Thank you for purchasing the Canon VIXIA HF R42 / VIXIA HF R40 / VIXIA HF R400. Please read this manual carefully before you use the camcorder and retain it for future reference. Should your camcorder fail to operate ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 16
    .... Movies: In record pause mode, press Y. The camcorder starts recording after a 10-second ...: In record pause mode, touch [PHOTO]. • The camcorder will record the photo after a 10-second .... The names of physical buttons and switches on the camcorder are indicated within a "button" frame. For example...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 17
    ... software, which allows you to save your AVCHD movies and transfer music data from the supplied Canon VIXIA CD-ROM (see next page) to the camcorder. For details on using the software, refer to the Transfer Utility LE Software Guide included with...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 18
    The Canon VIXIA CD-ROM is also supplied with the camcorder. The CDROM contains the following components: - Instruction Manual - The full-version instruction... you to save and manage MP4 movies and photos and upload CANON iMAGE GATEWAY*, YouTube and Facebook. An Internet connection is required...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 19
    ... A d A 4 56 7 8 Right side view 9 (playback mode) button (A 40) ON/OFF button (A 23) Memory card slot cover MIC (microphone) terminal (A 91) AV OUT terminal (A ...HDMI OUT terminal (A 102, 103) USB terminal (A 102, 104) Memory card slot (A 29) START/STOP button (A 41) DC...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 20
    ...l POWER/CHG (charge) indicator: A Green - On Red - Charging (A 21) q Battery attachment unit (A 21) S a Serial number S Back view A j A k A l PY O C S Tripod socket (A 175) s d BATTERY RELEASE switch (A 22) S S q Bottom view S a S s S d 20...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 21
    ... you learn more about your camcorder. Getting Started Charging the Battery Pack The camcorder can be powered with a ... cord into the power outlet. 2 Connect the compact power adapter to the camcorder's DC IN terminal. 3 Attach the battery pack to the camcorder. Press the battery pack softly into the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 22
    ... off the camcorder. After a moment, the POWER/CHG indicator will turn on in red (battery pack ...) indicator ᕄ PY O C ᕃ BATTERY RELEASE switch IMPORTANT • Turn off the camcorder before connecting .... After turning off the camcorder, important data is updated in the memory. Be sure to wait until ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 23
    ...use, or the day before, to ensure a full charge. • Battery packs for this camcorder can display the remaining ...fully charge it and then use the camcorder until the battery pack is completely exhausted. Doing ...time you turn on the camcorder, the initial setup screens will appear and guide you through...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 24
    Open the LCD panel to turn on the camcorder. To turn off the camcorder Close the LCD panel or press [ . NOTES • You can use the > q > [Power On Using LCD Panel] setting so that you can turn the camcorder on and off only by pressing . Using the Grip Belt Fasten the grip belt. Adjust the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 25
    2 Pull the strap to remove it first from the front bracket on the camcorder, then to unthread it from the handgrip and finally to remove it ... Rotating the LCD panel 180 degrees can be useful to allow the camcorder to include yourself in the picture when recording with the self timer. Preparations Š...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 26
    ... manufacturing techniques, with more than 99.99% of the pixels operating to specification. Less than 0.01% of the pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black, red, blue or green dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. • For details about how to ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 27
    Using a Memory Card Memory Cards Compatible for Use with the Camcorder You can use the following types of commercially available... O C SDXC Memory Cards You can use SDXC memory cards with this camcorder. When using memory cards with other devices, such as digital recorders, computers and card readers...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 28
    IMPORTANT • If you use an SDXC memory card with a computer OS that is not SDXCcompatible, you may be prompted to format the memory card. In such case, cancel the operation to prevent data ... recording, deleting and editing scenes (fragmented memory), it will take longer to write data ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 29
    ... a Memory Card If you plan on using a memory card, turn off the camcorder before performing the initial setup and then insert the memory card. After performing the .... 2 Press to turn off the camcorder. Make sure the POWER/CHG indicator is off. 3 Open the memory card slot cover. 4 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 30
    IMPORTANT • Memory cards have front and back sides that are not interchangeable. Inserting a memory card facing the wrong direction can cause a malfunction of the camcorder. Be sure to insert the memory card as described in step 4. PY O C 30 Š Preparations
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 31
    First Time Settings Basic Setup The first time you turn on the camcorder, you will be guided by the camcorder's easy-to-follow setup screens to configure the camcorder's initial settings. You will set the date and time, movie format, and other basic functions. For ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 32
    ... settings. • When you do not use the camcorder for about 3 months, the built-in rechargeable lithium battery may discharge completely and the date ... be lost. In such case, recharge the built-in lithium battery (A 177). The next time you turn on the camcorder, you will have to configure the initial ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 33
    ... time. 4 Touch [X] to close the menu. PY O C 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 (6/4 only) to permanently delete ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 34
    ...be restored after it is initialized.) To transfer music files from the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM to the memory card: - Windows users: Use the supplied software for ... music files from the "MUSIC" folder on the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM to the memory card. Refer to About the music files (A 189...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 35
    Basic Operation of the Camcorder Using the Touch Screen The control buttons and menu items that... force with your finger. Using the Menus Many of the camcorder's functions can be adjusted from the menus in the (Home)...well so that you can access all that your camcorder has to offer. Preparations Š 35
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 36
    (Home) Menu The (Home) menu is the gateway to most of the camcorder's functions and settings. Operating modes: SCN 1 Touch [ menu...below for a description of each menu. The menus that appear depend on whether the camcorder is in recording mode or playback mode. In recording mode In playback mode PY ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 37
    ... your smartphone as a remote control to record movies with the camcorder (A 125). * 6/4 only. Menus Available in Playback ... recording mode and playback mode. Switches the camcorder to photo playback mode (A 54). Switches the camcorder to movie playback mode (A 50). You can play back the movies you ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 38
    Operating modes: * SCN mode, access to functions is limited. * In 1 Touch [ ] on the upper left of the screen to open the (Home) menu. 2 Drag your finger left/right to bring [ Other Settings] to the center. 3 Touch the icon to open the [ Other Settings] menus. 4 Touch the tab of the desired menu...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 39
    ... up and down along the scroll bar or touch [Í] and [Î] to find the control button of the desired function. Operating Modes Recording When recording, the camcorder's operating mode is determined by the [Shooting Mode] menu in the (Home) menu and the [Movie Format] option in the [ Recording Setup] ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 40
    Shooting mode Operation Let the camcorder take care of most of the settings while you ... movies (A 65). From nightscapes to beaches, have the camcorder select the best settings that match the situation ... ( A 68). Playback Press the button to switch the camcorder between camera (recording) mode and ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 41
    ... how to use other basic functions. To enjoy full access to menus and more advanced ... take great-looking videos by letting the camcorder automatically adjust settings based on the recording... the LCD panel to turn on the camcorder. • 6 /4 By default, movies are recorded in the built-in memory. You can...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 42
    ... necessary the first time you use the camcorder. • To change the movie format, refer to Selecting ... Y again to pause the recording. • The ACCESS indicator will flash from time to time while the scene is being recorded..... 2 Close the LCD panel to turn off the camcorder. You can also press . 3 Slide...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 43
    ... (A 69) to add a fun personal touch using stamps, drawings, image mix and more. About the Smart AUTO function In mode, the camcorder will automatically detect certain characteristics of the subject, background, lighting conditions, etc. It will then adjust various settings (focus, exposure, color, ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 44
    Smart AUTO icons Background → (color of the icon) Subject ↓ People (stationary) People (moving) Subjects other than people, such as landscapes Close objects ( Background → (color of the icon) Subject ↓ People (stationary) People (moving) Subjects other than people, such as landscapes Close ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 45
    ... movies and when you are not using the camcorder. • Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing. Failing to do so may ... q > [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 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 46
    ... the LCD panel to turn on the camcorder. • 6/4 By default, photos are recorded in the built-in memory. You can... the lens cover switch down. 3 Set the camcorder to mode. PY O C ᕃ ᕄ > [Shooting Mode] > [N Auto... necessary the first time you use the camcorder. 4 Touch [PHOTO] to take a photo. 46...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 47
    ...is off. 2 Close the LCD panel to turn off the camcorder. You can also press . 3 Slide the ... movies, the photo size is 1280x720. At this size, a 1 GB memory card can hold approximately 1,490 photos.... zoom in and out: using the zoom lever on the camcorder or using the zoom controls on the touch screen. ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 48
    ... recording. Touch [STOP] to pause the recording. 4 Touch [X] to hide the zoom controls. PY O C Selecting the Zoom Type The camcorder offers three types of zoom - optical, advanced and digital. 48 Š Basic Shooting and Playback
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    ... type > [X] Options [ [ Optical] For optical zoom, the camcorder uses the optical magnification ratio of the lens... on a subject as close as 50 cm (1.6 ft.) at full telephoto. • You can also set... (A 82) is activated. • When you turn off the camcorder, it "remembers" the zoom position so the next...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 50
    ... modes: SCN 1 Press . Index screen button (next to [ ]) 2 If necessary, change the index screen. 6/4 PY O [& ·] (index screen C button) > Select the memory with the desired scene (& or ) and the movie format of the desired scene (· or ¸) > [OK] 7 [ ·] (index screen button) > Movie format ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 51
    ! Index screen button. Displays the currently selected memory (6/4 only) and movie format. Press to change the index screen. " Drag ... the scene you want to play back. 4 Touch the desired scene to play it back. • The camcorder will play back the scene selected and continue until the end of the last ...
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    3 Touch [K] twice when finished. During playback: ! Jump to the beginning of the scene. Double-tap to jump to the previous scene. " Jump to the beginning of the next scene. # Pause the playback. $ Fast playback* backward/forward. % Display the volume (A 52) and background music mix balance (A 95) ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 53
    ...data loss. - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not press . • You may not be able to play back with this camcorder movies recorded on a memory card using another device. NOTES • You can use the >...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 54
    ... Speed HDMI cable or optional STV-250N Stereo Video Cable is connected to the camcorder. Viewing Photos Operating modes: SCN 1 Press . 2 Open ... 3 6/4 If necessary, change the index screen. [&] (index screen button) > Memory with the desired photo (& or ) > [OK] 54 Š Basic Shooting and Playback
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 55
    ! 6/4 Index screen button. Displays the currently selected memory. Press to change the index screen. " Drag your finger left/right for the next/previous index page*. # Display the next/previous index page. $ Folder name (A 152) * While browsing through index pages, a larger scroll bar will appear at...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 56
    ... not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not press . • The following image files may not be displayed correctly. - Images not recorded with this camcorder. - Images edited on a computer. - Images whose file names have been...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 57
    ...Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing (while scenes are being deleted). - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder's operating mode. Basic...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 58
    NOTES • To delete all movies and make all recordable space available again you may prefer to initialize the memory (A 33). Deleting Photos You can delete those photos that you are not interested in keeping. Operating modes: SCN Deleting a Single Photo 1 In single photo view, select the photo ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 59
    ... photos to delete. [All Photos] Delete all the photos. * The last four digits of the folder name indicate the date the folder was created. IMPORTANT • Be ... recovered. • Photos that were protected with other devices cannot be deleted with this camcorder. PY O C Basic Shooting and Playback Š 59
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 60
    ...Movie Format] > Desired movie format > [K] > [X] Selecting the Video Quality PY O C The camcorder offers several video quality options (measured by bit rate...1 second of video and also affects recording time available on the memory. Movies with higher bit rates will have higher video quality while ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 61
    ... Movies recorded in 60P or MXP mode cannot be saved on AVCHD discs. Use an external Blu-ray Disc recorder compliant with AVCHD Ver. 2.0 specifications to ...on the portable device, you may not be able to play back your recordings. • The camcorder uses a variable bit rate (VBR) to encode video so the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 62
    ...Memory card/ 6 Built-in memory3 64 GB Memory card For MP4 movies: 60P1 35 min. MXP1...Memory card/ 6 Built-in memory3 64 GB Memory card 1 2 3 35 Mbps1 30 min. 24 Mbps1 ... can be recorded continuously for 12 hours; at that point, the camcorder will stop for about 3 seconds before resuming recording. ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 63
    ... Selecting the Memory (Built-in Memory/Memory Card) for Recordings You can select to record ... movies and photos in the built-in memory or on a memory card. The default memory for recording both is the built-... relay recording so if the assigned memory becomes full while recording movies, the recording ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 64
    ...is activated, decoration is not available. • When you use relay recording, there will be a momentary stop in the scene at the point where the camcorder switches from one memory to another. Baby Mode Baby's first smile, first step, first word. ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 65
    Cinema Mode and Cinema-Look Filters In mode, the camcorder will adjust the frame rate and several other picture-related settings to give your recordings a cinematic look. In this mode you can also use a variety of professional cinema-look filters to create unique movies with a distinctive appearance...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 66
    ... 2 Select the desired cinemalook filter. Options ( Default value) The camcorder offers 7 cinemalook filters. Select the desired filter while previewing the ...Special Scene Modes Recording in a very bright ski resort or capturing the full colors of a sunset or a fireworks display becomes as easy as ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 67
    ... mode button) > [ƒ Scene] > [OK] > Desired Special Scene mode > [OK] Shooting mode button Options ( Default value) [ Portrait] The camcorder uses a large aperture, to achieve a sharp focus on the subject while blurring the background. [ Sports] To record sports scenes such as tennis or ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 68
    ... not work as well as in other modes. In such case, adjust the focus manually. • [ Fireworks]: - To avoid camcorder blur (blur due to the camcorder moving) we recommend using a tripod. PY O C Programmed AE Mode: Adjusting Settings to Match Your Needs Give yourself ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 69
    Operating modes: SCN (shooting mode button) > [' Programmed AE] > [OK] Shooting mode button 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 drawing easily just by simply using ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 70
    ! Canvas - The area where you will draw and see your decorations in action. " Toolbar. # [Ó Pens and Stamps] Select the type of pen or stamp and its color. You can also save a single canvas or load a previously saved canvas. $ [× Animated Stamps] Select animated stamps to add to your decoration. ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 71
    ...Yes] > [K]. 1 2 The freehand drawings and stamps will be saved in the built-in memory (6/ 4 only) or on a memory card (7 only). The camcorder will apply the last freehand drawings and stamps that were saved in the built-in memory (6/4 only) or on a memory card (7 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 72
    ... will be displayed from 20 pounds. To use image mix Operating modes: PY O C SCN POINTS TO CHECK • 6/4 Before performing this procedure, make sure the memory with the image mix data is selected (A 63). At the time of purchase, image mix data is in the built-in memory. 72 Š Advanced Shooting
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    ... a different image mix frame. 6/4 You can touch one of the memory icons at the bottom of the screen to read image mix frames saved on a different memory (only when recording on or playing back scenes from a memory card). 3 Touch [K] to mix the selected frame with the live video....
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 74
    ... tools from the toolbar as explained in the previous section. NOTES • Initializing a memory will erase any [Pens and Stamps] drawing canvas and .... (6/4 The image mix frames that come pre-installed in the built-in memory will be restored after it is initialized.) • [Animated Stamps] and [Date/Time...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 75
    .... • A blue border appears on the screen. 2 Press Y. The camcorder records for a few seconds (the blue frame ... will deactivate video snapshot. - Turning off the camcorder. - Pressing . - Changing the movie format (AVCHD/...due to the camcorder moving) so you can get nice, stable shots. Select the image...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 76
    ... value) [ Dynamic] Compensates for a higher degree of camcorder shake, such as when shooting while walking, ... as the zoom approaches full wide angle. Standard] Compensates for a lower degree of camcorder shake, ... and following shots, when you pan the camcorder from side to side or tilt it up and ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 77
    ...tracking. > [ Other Settings] > p > [Face Detection & Tracking] > [i On }] > [X] 2 Point the camcorder at a person. If there is more than one person in the... frames. 3 Touch a different face on the touch screen to optimize the camcorder's settings for that person. • You can also touch other moving ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 78
    NOTES • The camcorder may mistakenly detect the faces of non-human subjects. In such case... that shares similar characteristics to the selected subject, the camcorder may start tracking the incorrect subject... again to select the desired subject. • In certain cases, tracking may not be able to track...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 79
    ...also the sound will fade in or out. • Faders cannot be used in the following cases: - While using the [Old Movies] cinema-look filter in mode...bright or glaring (overexposed). To correct this, you can adjust the exposure manually or use the Touch AE function to automatically set the optimal exposure...
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    ... and the adjustment value is set at ±0. • Touch [n] again to return the camcorder to automatic exposure. 3 Touch [Ï] or [Ð] or drag your finger along the ...• If the shooting mode is changed during exposure lock, the camcorder will return to automatic exposure. • When shooting subjects with a ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 81
    ...to adjust the focus manually without activating the Touch AF function. • The manual focus controls appear. • Touch [D] again to return the camcorder to autofocus. 3 Touch and hold [F] or [E] to adjust the focus. • The focusing distance displayed will...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 82
    ... Repeat, selecting [OFF], to turn off pre-recording. 2 Press Y. The scene recorded in the memory will start 3 seconds before Y was pressed. NOTES • The camcorder will not record the full 3 seconds prior to pressing Y if the button was pressed ...
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    ..., and touch [Set WB]. When the adjustment is completed, Å stops flashing and disappears. The camcorder will retain the custom white balance even if you turn it off. Options ( Default value) PY O C [à Automatic] The camcorder automatically sets the white balance for natural looking colors. ...
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    ... timer. Movies: In record pause mode, press Y. The camcorder starts recording after a 10-second ...: In record pause mode, touch [PHOTO]. • The camcorder will record the photo after a 10-second ... on the screen. • Photos cannot be recorded while the camcorder is set to mode. PY O C 84 Š Advanced ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 85
    ... following actions will cancel the self timer. - Pressing Y, when recording movies. - Touching [PHOTO], when recording photos. - Turning off the camcorder. - Changing the camcorder's operating mode. Frame Rate You can change the frame rate (the number of frames recorded per second) to change the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 86
    ... macro, the camcorder can focus at a shorter distance (up to 50 cm (1.6 ft.) from the subject at full ... automatically when you zoom in to full telephoto and bring the camcorder up close to the subject. ... the tele macro function. - Turning off the camcorder. - Pressing . - Zooming out toward T (wide ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 87
    Audio Scenes You can have the camcorder optimize the audio settings of the built-in microphone by selecting the audio scene that matches ... [X] ( Default value) [ [ [ [ [ Standard] To record most general situations. The camcorder records with standard settings. Music] indoors. To vibrantly record...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 88
    ...• The audio level indicator and current audio recording level will appear on the screen. • Touch [m] (automatic) to return the camcorder to automatic audio recording levels. Manual audio level adjustment Audio level indicator Current audio level ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 89
    ... × (headphones) output. Do not connect the headphones to the AV OUT/× terminal if the Ó icon does not appear on the screen. The noise output in such case may be harmful to your hearing. Operating modes: 1 Change the function of the terminal to headphones output. >[ > [Ó Headphones] > [K] PY O...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 90
    ... 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. Operating modes: SCN 90 Š Advanced Shooting
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 91
    ... on connecting and using the WM-V1, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the microphone. Using Commercially Available Microphones You ..., the audio level indicator will be displayed automatically. • When referring to the instruction manual of the WM-V1, note that the procedure written for ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 92
    ...video snapshot scene (A 50). 2 Press Y to capture the video snapshot scene. The camcorder captures the video snapshot scene for about 4 seconds (the blue frame ...mode. • The captured video snapshot scene is saved to the same memory that contains the source scene. PY O C 92 Š Advanced Playback and...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 93
    ... of recording of the original scene. • Photos captured from a scene with a lot of fast movement may be blurred. • Photos will be recorded on the memory selected for recording photos. PY O C Playing Back Scenes in the Baby Album The baby album contains, in chronological order, only the movies ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 94
    ...scene to the front. 3 Touch the scene's thumbnail to start the playback. • The camcorder will play back the scene selected and continue until the ... open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not press . PY O C Playing Back Video Snapshot ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 95
    ... front. 3 Touch the scene's thumbnail to start the playback. • The camcorder will play back the scene selected and continue...memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder....music. Operating modes: SCN PY O C The supplied VIXIA CD-ROM contains 3 music tracks ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 96
    2 Select the music track. > [ Other Settings] > s > [Select Music] > [i On] > [Í] or [Î] to select the desired music track ! Select the desired music track. " Adjust the background music balance. # Play back the original sound (no background music). $ Delete the music track selected. % Listen ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 97
    ...be restored after it is initialized.) To transfer music files from the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM to the memory card: - Windows users: Use the supplied software for ... music files from the "MUSIC" folder on the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM to the memory card. Refer to About the music files (A 189...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 98
    2 Open the scene's [Timeline] screen. [ ] > Desired scene • The [Timeline] screen appears. The large thumbnail will show the first frame of the scene. Below it, the timeline ruler shows frames taken from the scene at fixed intervals. 3 Touch the desired frame in the timeline ruler to start ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 99
    Dividing Scenes You can divide AVCHD scenes in order to leave out the best parts and later cut out the rest. Operating modes: SCN 1 Play back the desired scene (A 50). 2 Touch the screen and then touch [Ý] to pause the playback. 3 Open the screen for dividing scenes. [Edit] > [Divide] 4 Bring ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 100
    Trimming Scenes You can trim MP4 scenes by removing everything up to a certain point or everything after a certain point. By doing so, you leave only memorable moments to keep for posterity. Operating modes: SCN 1 Play back the desired scene (A 50). 2 Touch the screen and then touch [Ý] to pause ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 101
    1 Open the [ Photo Playback] index screen (A 54). 2 Select the music track. > [ Other Settings] > > [Select Music] > [i On] > [Í] or [Î] to select the desired music track > [K] 3 Touch the photo that will open the slideshow to display it in single photo view. 4 Touch the screen to display the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 102
    External Connections This chapter explains how to connect your camcorder to an external device such as a TV, VCR,... Open the LCD panel to access the terminals on the camcorder. (cable connector shown upside-down)... UA-100 USB Adapter to connect to the camcorder an external hard drive or similar storage...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 103
    ...at the highest quality. - The HDMI OUT terminal on the camcorder is for output only. Do not connect it to an HDMI output terminal on an external device, as this may damage the camcorder. - While the camcorder is connected to an HDTV using connection !, there will be no ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 104
    ... input terminals. Change the following settings on the camcorder: -[ Other Settings] > > [TV Type] according ... recordings, or to an external hard drive to easily save a perfect copy of an entire memory (6/4 only).... cable supplied with/ built-into the external storage Mini-B External hard drive 104 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 105
    ... details, refer to the Software Guide (PDF file) of PIXELA's software. - To transfer music files from the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM to a memory card in the camcorder in order to use them as background music. For details, refer to the Software Guide (PDF file)...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 106
    ... on the device used, correct playback may not be possible even if the device is AVCHD-compatible. In such case, play back the recordings on the memory card using the camcorder. PY O C 106 Š External Connections
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 107
    ... Sharing Your Recordings 6/4 Copying Movies and Photos to a Memory Card You can copy your recordings from the built-in memory to a memory card. Copying Scenes from the Index Screen Operating modes: SCN 1 Open the desired index screen in the built-in memory (A 50, 93, 94). To copy all the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 108
    ... Copying Photos from the Index Screen Operating modes: SCN 1 Open the [ Photo Playback] index screen in the built-in memory (A 54). 2 Copy the photos. [Edit] > [Copy (&' > [OK] )] > Desired option* > [Yes]** 108 Š External Connections
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 109
    ... result in permanent data loss. - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not press . NOTES • In the following cases, you will not be able to copy recordings to the memory card: - ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 110
    ... the Web. The movie you want to convert must be in the built-in memory. After conversion, the resulting MP4 movie will be saved on the memory card. Operating modes: SCN 1 Open the desired index screen in the built-in memory (A 50, 93, 94). 2 Open the screen for selecting scenes to ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 111
    ...60i, the frame rate of the resulting MP4 movie will be 30P. Saving Recordings on a Computer Movies recorded with this camcorder are saved in the built-in memory (6/4 only) or on a memory card. Because space is limited, make sure to save your recordings ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 112
    ...video files cannot be transferred back to the camcorder and music files cannot be transferred from the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM to a memory card in the camcorder. 2 Camcorder: Open the desired index screen (A 50, 93, 94). 3 Connect the camcorder ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 113
    ... and easily organize them. Refer to the 'ImageBrowser EX User Guide' (PDF file) ...you features optimized for this camcorder. The 'ImageBrowser EX User Guide' will also be installed with the software. PY ... is connected to POINTS TO CHECK the Internet. 1 Insert the VIXIA CD-ROM into the computer's disc ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 114
    ... connection to a computer running Windows The first time you connect the camcorder to the computer, you also need to select the CameraWindow auto-launch ... 50) or [} Photo Playback] index screen (A 54). 3 Connect the camcorder to the computer using the supplied USB cable. 114 Š External Connections
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 115
    ...which can be accessed through the ? menu on the upper right of the software's screen. IMPORTANT • When the camcorder is connected to a computer: - Do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card. - Do not access, change...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 116
    ... recorded onto a commercially available external hard drive connected directly to the camcorder*. You can also...modes: SCN Saving a Memory onto an External Hard Drive 2 Press 1 Power the camcorder using ... to playback mode. 3 Connect the camcorder to the external hard drive using the optional UA-100 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 117
    ...[Yes] IMPORTANT • Make sure you power the camcorder with the compact power adapter before you save a memory to the external hard drive. If the ... (A 118) when you use it with this camcorder for the first time. • You cannot select both the built-in memory and memory card to save ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 118
    ... delete a memory save folder With the external hard drive connected to the camcorder: 1 Select the memory save folder you want to delete. 2 Delete ...'s access indicator is on or flashing. - Do not disconnect the USB cable. - Do not disconnect the camcorder or the external hard drive....
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 119
    ... digital video recorder has an SD memory card slot*, you can use the memory card to copy your movies without connecting the camcorder. * Make sure the external device is compatible with the type of memory card used. External Connections Š 119
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 120
    ..., [USB Connection] appears on the screen. Recording Details will vary depending on the device used so be sure to refer to the instruction manual of the digital video recorder. In Standard Definition You can copy your movies by connecting the camcorder to a ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 121
    ... and photos to Facebook from your computer. Additionally, you can use CANON iMAGE GATEWAY* to make photo albums and more. * This service ... to the Computer and Uploading Your Recordings Refer to the relevant sections in the 'ImageBrowser EX Instruction Manual' (PDF file). External Connections Š 121
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 122
    ... about how to operate the Wi-Fi functions of your camcorder, starting with the Wi-Fi network setup ...network. Introduction to Wi-Fi When you use the camcorder's Wi-Fi function to connect to a smartphone1... device or Android smartphone to remotely control the camcorder and make recordings (A 125). 2 PY...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 123
    Wi-Fi connection Wirelessly connect the camcorder to your iOS or Android smartphone or computer3 ... download the Movie Uploader app4, wirelessly connect the camcorder to an iOS device (A 128) to save, play ... Wi-Fi connection Wirelessly connect the camcorder to a wireless router (access point) on your ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 124
    .... • While using Wi-Fi functions, the camcorder's automatic power off function will be disabled. ...sure the optional WM-V1 Wireless Microphone is not attached to the camcorder. Wi-Fi functions are not available when the microphone is attached. About the Wi-Fi antenna When using the camcorder's Wi-Fi ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 125
    ... iOS devices and Android™ smartphones, you can control the camcorder from a distance while you view the ...'s screen. Not only can you control the camcorder to start and stop recording, you can .../details?id=jp.co.pixela.cameraaccess 1 Camcorder: Set the camcorder to receive remote control commands. Wi...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 126
    ... from step 1. 4 Smartphone: Enter the password. [Connected] will appear on the camcorder's screen and the connection will be established. 5 Smartphone: Start ...Smartphone: Operate the controls on the screen while viewing the image from the camcorder. 7 Camcorder: Touch [End] when finished. NOTES • ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 127
    ...: Enter the password (first time only). • [Connected] will appear on the camcorder's screen and the connection will be established. • If you have already ...: Start the Web browser. 6 Smartphone: Enter the URL that appears on the camcorder's screen into the Web browser's address bar. • The Remote...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 128
    ... to save the recording on the smartphone. when finished. 10 Camcorder: Touch [End] when finished. NOTES • The following ...app* for iOS devices, you can connect the camcorder to the device to upload your movies to YouTube... on your iOS device. The app can be downloaded for free 128 Š Wi-Fi Functions...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 129
    ... with the iOS device. >[ Wi-Fi] > [ Movie Uploader] > [OK] • The camcorder's SSID (network name) and password will appear. • The ... step 1. 4 iOS device: Enter the password. • [Connected] will appear on the camcorder's screen and the connection will be established. • If you have already ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 130
    ... in this text to refer to various Internet services supported by CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. Wireless router ... photo albums, and more. Visit Canon's Web site for information on registration and ... use this service. http://canon.com/cig General requirements • Computer with the supplied software ImageBrowser...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 131
    ... use). Setting the Desired Web Services in the Camcorder Using the supplied software CameraWindow, log in to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and set the Web services you want to .... Refer to 'CameraWindow Instruction Manual' for details on using the software. Operating modes: SCN 1 Camcorder: Open the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 132
    ... again. PY O C 7 Computer: Select the Web service to set in the camcorder and then click . • Repeat to ... and Î to change the order in which the Web services appear in the camcorder. 8 Computer: Click Menu in the upper ... and then end the connection between the camcorder and computer. 132 Š Wi-Fi ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 133
    ... details, refer to the help module of CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. NOTES • If the date set in the camcorder is not correct, the camcorder cannot connect to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. Make sure...1 From any movie index screen, set the camcorder to connect with the Web service. Wi-Fi Functions Š 133
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 134
    ... 3 Perform the procedure in Wi-Fi Connection Using an Access Point (A 137). [Connected] will appear on the camcorder's screen and the connection will be established. 4 Select the desired Web service. • Select one of the available Web services other than e-...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 135
    ...the camcorder You can set up to 20 e-mail addresses in the camcorder. 1 Computer: Start CameraWindow and log in to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. Refer to Setting the Desired Web Services in the Camcorder (A 131). 2 Computer: Click Edit Web Services > Desired Web service > ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 136
    ... with 16 or less characters before the @ mark can be set in the camcorder. PY O Using the Media Server function, C you can ...We recommend that you connect the computer to the access point using a LAN cable. Refer also to the instruction manuals for the computer, software and access point. LAN cable ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 137
    .... 4 Computer: Select your camcorder's model number from the list. 5 Computer: Select the folder for the camcorder's built-in memory or memory card and play back the movies and photos. 6 Camcorder: Touch [End] when finished. IMPORTANT PY O C • Do not open the memory card slot cover ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 138
    ...138). [Search for Access Points] Following the camcorder's onscreen instructions, you select your wireless ...compatible (bears the logo shown on the right), connecting the camcorder to it can be very easy. With WPS, you...). If you cannot successfully connect the camcorder using WPS, try using the 138...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 139
    ...Access Points] method. Refer also to the router's instruction manual. 1 [WPS: Button] method Press ... PIN code appears on the camcorder's screen, enter it into your router's WPS settings... Services (A 133) or Playback on a Computer (A 136) as necessary. PY O C Searching for Access Points The camcorder...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 140
    ... displayed, [#%?] switches between set 1 and set 2 of special characters. PY O C Manual Setup Perform this procedure to manually configure ... router's network name (SSID) cannot be detected due to the stealth function being enabled. Manual setup is for advanced users of Wi-Fi networks. To enter text...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 141
    ...NONE], this step is not necessary. 4 Touch [Automatic] or [Manual] to select how to obtain the IP address. If ...) or Sharing Your Recordings Using Web Services (A 133), as necessary. NOTES • The Wi-Fi... and Changing Wi-Fi Settings When the camcorder is connected to an access point or to a Wi-Fienabled...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 142
    ... 2 Touch [Smartphone Connection Settings]. The camcorder's SSID and password will appear. 3 If necessary, touch [Edit] > [Manual Setup] to change ... [Access Point Connection Settings]. • The 4 access points' SSID settings in the camcorder's memory will appear. • To add an access point, touch [Not ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 143
    ... that allows wireless devices, like your camcorder, to connect to a wired network (including to the Internet) using the Wi-Fi standard. In most cases, this will be your wireless router. IP Address ... to each device connected to the network. SSID Service Set Identifier. This is simply the public name ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 144
    Additional Information This chapter contains troubleshooting advice, screen messages, handling and maintenance tips, and other information...., available functions are indicated by z and functions not available are indicated by -. On the camcorder's screen, menu items not available appear grayed out. ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 145
    ... Trigger], [V Wipe], [Black Screen], [White Screen] [ [ [ Optical], Advanced], Digital] [Zoom Type]...] [y Exposure] [ä Mic. Level] [ON], [OFF] [ON], [OFF] [D] (manual focus): Toggle on or off, Touch AF... on or off, Touch AE frame [m] (automatic), [n] (manual) [Audio Level Indicator]: Toggle on or off...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 146
    ...date/folder name>, [Select], [All Scenes] [Select] 107 6 /4 From the built-in memory: [Convert to MP4 (&` )] [Delete] - 110 , [Select],...100 [Edit] Panel Control Button Mode Index Screen 6 /4 From the built-in memory: [Copy (&` )] [Delete] , [Select], [All ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 147
    ...you to choose the position of the zoom when you turn on the camcorder. [Full Wide Angle]: The zoom position... time you used zoom. • When this function is set to [Full Wide Angle] and you... will be activated the next time you turn on the camcorder. [Focus Assistance]: When focus assistance is activated...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 148
    • This function is available when the shooting mode is set to SCN , or . s/ Menu item [Select Music] Playback Setup Setting options [j Off], [i On] When [i On] - list of music tracks, [Music Balance] [y] [Û] (Original sound/Background music) [j Off], [k Dissolve], [l Slide Image] [C 2 sec], [D ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 149
    ..., only the date will be displayed. [Output Onscreen Displays]: When set to [i On], the camcorder's onscreen displays will appear also on the screen of a TV .... It starts automatically when the camcorder is powered with the compact power adapter if you leave it turned on without a memory card for more ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 150
    ...the picture will not be displayed fullscreen. • This function is not available when the camcorder is connected to an HDTV using the supplied High Speed HDMI cable...] [Used Space in Memory] 6 /4 [External Hard Drive Info]* [AV/Headphones] z - - - [&] (built-in memory), [ ] (memory card) 6/4 - ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 151
    ...], [Yes] z z z - * Option available only after connecting an external hard drive to the camcorder. [Available Space in Memory]/[Used Space in Memory]: Displays a screen where you can verify how much of the built-in memory (6 /4 only)...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 152
    .... It may be slightly smaller than the nominal built-in memory capacity listed in the specifications. [External Hard Drive Info]: When the camcorder is connected to an external hard drive, this setting displays information about the hard drive. [Notification ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 153
    ... use [Auto Power Off]: In order to save power when the camcorder is powered by a battery pack, it will automatically shut off if left without ... [Firmware]: You can verify the current version of the camcorder's firmware, which is the software that controls the camcorder. This menu option is usually ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 154
    ...) 2 Smart AUTO* (A 43) 3 Zoom controls (A 48) 4 Total number of scenes / Total recording time 5 Memory operation (A 157) 6 Intelligent IS (A 45) 7 Remaining battery charge (A 157) * Available only in mode. PY O C 8 Control button [START]:...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 155
    ... (A 86) s Movie format (A 60) S * 6/4 only. PY O C d Remaining recording time S On the memory card & In the built-in memory* ( Relay recording* (A 63) f Video quality (A 60) S g Audio scene (A 87) S h Control button [ S ]: Open the [ Main ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 156
    Playing Movies (during playback) s D D d f D g D Playback control buttons (A 52) Scene playback time Scene number Date/Time (A 149) h Volume and background music D balance controls (A 52, 96) j Decoration (A 69) D Viewing Photos PY O C k D Control button [Edit]: Open the Edit panel (A 146) l ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 157
    ... or charge the battery pack. Depending on the condition of the camcorder or battery, the actual battery charge may not match what is displayed on ... may turn off without displaying . • Depending on the conditions under which the camcorder and the battery pack are used, the actual battery charge may ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 158
    Trouble? Troubleshooting If you have a problem with your camcorder, refer to this section. Sometimes ... back recordings from a memory card, is one correctly inserted into the camcorder? (A 29) Does it... pack attached. Battery packs not recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder cannot be charged ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 159
    ... battery pack recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder, there may be a problem with the camcorder or battery pack. Consult a Canon Service Center. A noise can be heard from the compact power adapter. - A faint sound can be heard while the ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 160
    ...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 Cannot delete a scene. - You may not be able to delete scenes recorded or edited...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 161
    ... be displayed. lights up in red. - A memory card error occurred. Turn off the camcorder. Remove and reinsert the ... has stopped because the compact power adapter or the battery pack is faulty. Consult a Canon Service Center. PY O C Picture and Sound A rattling can be heard from the camcorder. - If ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 162
    Abnormal characters appear on the screen and the camcorder does not operate properly. - Disconnect ..., remove the battery pack and disconnect all other power sources from the camcorder. Then,...) when you use it with the camcorder for the first time. - The LOCK switch on the memory card is set to prevent...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 163
    ... To transfer the photos in the built-in memory, copy them to the memory card in advance (A 107). PY O C 6/4 Wi-Fi Functions Refer also to the instruction manual of your wireless router and other devices you will use. Cannot connect with the wireless ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 164
    ...playback. - Switch the wireless access point to IEEE802.11n. Refer to its instruction manual for details. - If these do not solve the issue, .... 6/4 Built-in memory error - The built-in memory could not be read. Contact a Canon Service Center. 6/4 Built-in memory is full - The built-in memory is full ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 165
    ... camcorder, there may be a problem with the camcorder or battery pack. Consult a Canon Service Center. Cannot ... persists, contact a Canon Service Center. Cannot play back Check the memory card - There ... memory card. 6/4 Cannot play the movies in the built-in memory Initialize only using the camcorder ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 166
    ...card in the camcorder was initialized using a computer. Initialize the memory card with this camcorder (A 33). Cannot record - You cannot capture video ...card in the camcorder was initialized using a computer. Initialize the memory card with this camcorder (A 33). Cannot save the canvas - Cannot save ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 167
    ... movies (A 56) and photos (A 58) on the memory card or initialize it (A 33). Initialize only using the camcorder - There is a problem with the file system that prevents accessing the selected memory. Initialize the memory with this camcorder (A 33). Additional ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 168
    ...LOCK switch on the memory card. - This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if ... supply was accidentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing on the memory card and later the position ... - Insert a compatible memory card into the camcorder (A 29). - The memory card may not...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 169
    ... too high for the memory card in use and the recording was stopped. Replace the memory card with one rated SD Speed Class 2, 4, 6 or ... copy the scene. - Scenes that were not recorded with this camcorder cannot be copied to the memory card. - Scenes that were edited using software cannot be copied or ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 170
    ... supply was accidentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing to the external hard drive. Select [Recover]... safely remove the external hard drive. - While the camcorder was connected to an external hard drive,... for Wi-Fi Functions Refer also to the instruction manual of your wireless router and...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 171
    ... - 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. Try ...button. For details, refer to the instruction manual of your wireless router. - Make sure to touch [OK] on the camcorder's screen within...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 172
    ...-Fi cannot be used while the wireless microphone is attached - The camcorder's Wi-Fi functions cannot be... WM-V1 Wireless Microphone is connected to the camcorder. Disconnect the microphone from the MIC terminal and ... setup again. If the problem persists contact a Canon Service Center. PY O C List of...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 173
    ... This service may not be available in your region - To use Web services, set in the camcorder the settings saved on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. Install ImageBrowser ... GATEWAY server. Check the settings saved on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and set them again in the camcorder. Insufficient space on ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 174
    ... your important recordings in case of damage and create more free space on the memory. Canon shall not be liable for any data loss. • Do not carry the camcorder by ... electronic devices as it may affect their performance. In the case of pacemakers, keep the camcorder at least 22 cm (8.7 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 175
    ... not function properly, consult qualified service personnel. • Handle the camcorder with care. Do not ..., try to get a calm, stable picture. Excessive camcorder movement while shooting and extensive ... may cause a poor contact between the battery pack and the camcorder. Wipe the terminals with a soft ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 176
    .... Data may be corrupted or lost due to memory card defects or exposure to static electricity. Canon shall not be liable for lost ... if it is not correctly oriented may damage the memory card or the camcorder. • Do not attach any labels or stickers on the memory card. • Secure Digital (SD) memory ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 177
    ... has a built-in rechargeable lithium battery to keep the date/time and other settings... physically erased. When you dispose of the camcorder or memory card or give either to another person, initialize the camcorder's built-in memory (6 /4 only) or memory card using the [Complete Initialization] option...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 178
    .... Continued use may damage the camcorder. Condensation may form in the following cases: • When the camcorder is moved quickly from cold to warm places • When the camcorder is left in a humid room • When a cold room is heated rapidly To avoid condensation...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 179
    • Remove the memory card and battery pack. Then, place the camcorder in an airtight plastic bag and...can use the compact power adapter to operate the camcorder and to charge battery packs in any country with ...and 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Consult a Canon Service Center for information on plug adapters for ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 180
    ...) Printer Card reader/writer Computer External hard drive** C Y OP TV/HDTV Digital video ... pages. CA-110 Compact Power Adapter Memory card 6 IFC-300PCU/S* or IFC-400PCU USB ... 9 STV-250N Stereo Video Cable 8 * Supplied with the camcorder; not available as an optional accessory. ** 6/4 only. 180...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 181
    ...can also obtain genuine accessories for your Canon camcorder by calling: 1-800-828-4040,... bearing the Intelligent System mark, the camcorder will communicate with the battery and display the remaining usage... and charge these battery packs with camcorders and chargers compatible with Intelligent System...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 182
    ...pack→ Charging conditions↓ Using the camcorder Using the CG-700 Battery Charger BP-718 335 min. 220 min. BP-727 465 min....etc. 6/4 Recording AVCHD movies using the built-in memory Battery pack Video quality 60P ...OP Recording AVCHD movies using a memory card Battery pack Video quality 60P ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 183
    ...min. 235 min. 240 min. BP-727 MXP FXP LP 6/4 Recording MP4 movies using the built-in memory Battery pack Video quality 35 Mbps BP-718 24 Mbps...255 min. C Y OP 165 min. 165 min. 175 min. Recording MP4 movies using a memory card Battery pack Video quality 35 Mbps BP-718 24 Mbps...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 184
    ... belt. 7 UA-100 USB Adapter 6/4 Allows you to connect to the camcorder an external hard drive or similar storage device with a standard-A...advance the USB cable supplied with your external hard drive. q A SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case A handy camcorder bag with padded compartments and plenty of space for...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 185
    Specifications VIXIA HF R42 / VIXIA HF R40 / VIXIA HF R400  - Values given are approximate figures. System • Recording System Movies: AVCHD* Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Dolby Digital 2ch MP4 Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Audio: MPEG-2 AAC-LC (2ch...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 186
    ... wide, TFT color, 230,000 dots, touch operation • Microphone: Stereo electret condenser microphone • Lens f=2.8-89.6 mm, F/1.8-4.5, 32x optical zoom, 53x advanced zoom 35 mm... aspheric element) • AF System Autofocus (TTL) or Manual focus • Minimum Focusing Distance 1 m (3.3 ft.); ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 187
    ... Power consumption 3.2 W (FXP mode, AF on, LCD normal brightness, memory card) • Operating temperature: 0 - 40 °C (32 - 104 °F) 53 x 57 x 116 mm (2.1 x 2.2 x 4.6 in.) • Dimensions [W x H x D] (excluding the grip belt) • Weight (camcorder body only) 235 g (8.3 oz.) PY O C CA-110 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 188
    BP-718 Battery Pack • Battery type Rechargeable lithium ion battery • Rated voltage: 3.6 V DC • Operating temperature: 0 - 40 °C (32 - 104 °F) • Battery capacity: 1,840 mAh (typical); 6.5 Wh / 1,790 mAh (minimum) • Dimensions: 30.3 x 24.9 x 40.1 mm (1.2 x 0.98 x 1.6 in.) • Weight...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 189
    ...\MY_MUSIC\MUSIC_01.WAV to MUSIC_99.WAV On the memory card: \CANON\PRIVATE\MY_MUSIC\MUSIC_01.WAV to...tracks can be found in the "MUSIC" folder of the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM. About the image files for the Image ...frames can be found in the "MY_PICT" folder of the supplied VIXIA CD-ROM. PY O C Weight and ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 190
    ... ...Dividing scenes Dual recording . A Abroad, using the camcorder ...179 Aspect ratio of a connected TV (......146 Error messages ...164 Exposure ...79 External microphone ...90 B Baby album ...93 Baby......Frame rate ... ...157 PY O C H C CameraAccess* ...125 CANON iMAGE GATEWAY ...68 ...147 ...81 ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 191
    ...144 Maintenance ...178 Markers ...148 Memory card ...27, 176 Memory save* ...116 MIC terminal... operations ...35 Trimming scenes ...100 Tripod ...175 Troubleshooting ...158 Turning off notification sounds... Remote Control+Streaming* ...125 Resetting all camcorder settings Uploading movies ...121, 128, ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 192
    Wi-Fi functions* ...122 Z Zoom ...47 Advanced zoom ...47 Zoom speed ...47 Y YouTube ...121 PY O C * 6/4 only. 192 Š Additional Information
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 193
    ... ("Canon USA") with respect to Canon Consumer Digital Video Equipment (the "Equipment") purchased in the United States. ... no charge to you. Non-Canon brand peripheral equipment and software which may ... and incompatible software. In order to obtain warranty service, contact the authorized Canon retail ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 194
    ... ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF CANON USA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH... AGAINST CANON USA BE GREATER THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE EQUIPMENT SOLD BY CANON USA AND CAUSING THE ... TO USE THE EQUIPMENT NOT CAUSED DIRECTLY BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF CANON USA. (SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW ...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 195
    ... of a bill of sale or other proof of purchase for this Equipment to a Canon Service Facility when repairs are required. The Equipment is warranted ... service problems; iii) repairs or services performed by any party other than a Canon Service Facility; iv) defective batteries or any exposure to water,...
  • Canon VIXIA HF R400 | Instruction Manual - Page 196
    ...For support concerning PIXELA's software, please call PIXELA customer support (see the back cover of the Startup Guide for PIXELA's software). © CANON INC. 2013 PUB. DIE-0431-000 30-2, Shimomaruko 3-chome, Ohta-ku, Tokyo 146-8501, ...



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