Canon VIXIA HF G30 Camcorder Instruction Manual

The Canon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorder is a high-performance camcorder whose compact size makes it ideal in a variety of situations. The following are just some of the many functions featured in the camcorder.


About this Manual
Supplied Accessories and CD-ROMs
Names of Parts


Attaching the Ferrite Core
Charging the Battery Pack
Preparing the Camcorder
Basic Operation of the Camcorder
First Time Settings
Using a Memory Card


Recording Movies and Photos
Selecting the Recording Mode (Video Quality)
Dual Recording and Relay Recording
Selecting the Frame Rate
Slow & Fast Motion Recording
CINEMA Mode and Cinema-Look Filters
Focus Adjustment
Advanced Image Stabilization
Automatic Gain Control (AGC) Limit
Automatic Exposure Recording Programs
Exposure Adjustment
White Balance
Special Scene Recording Programs
Image Effects
Setting the Time Code
Setting the User Bit
Using the Mini Advanced Shoe
Using an External Video Light
Recording Audio
Using Headphones
Color Bars/Audio Reference Signal
Video Snapshot
Onscreen Displays and Data Code
Using the GP-E2 GPS Receiver


CUSTOM Dial and Button
Assignable Buttons
Saving and Loading Menu Settings


Playing Back Video
Deleting Scenes
Dividing Scenes
Trimming Scenes

External Connections

Connecting to an External Monitor
Audio Output


Viewing Photos
Deleting Photos

Saving/Sharing Recordings

Saving Recordings to a Computer
Copying Recordings Between Memory Cards
Converting Movies to MP4 Format
Copying Recordings to an External Video Recorder

Wi-Fi Functions

Introduction to Wi-Fi
Remote Operation Via the Wi-Fi Remote Application
Remote Browse: Viewing Recordings Using a Web Browser on Your iOS or Android Device
Uploading Recordings Using an iOS Device
Playback on a Computer
Transferring Files to a Computer or FTP Server
Sharing Recordings with CANON iMAGE GATEWAY
Wi-Fi Connection Using an Access Point
Viewing and Changing Wi-Fi Settings

Additional Information

Appendix: Menu Options Lists
Appendix: Onscreen Icons and Displays
Handling Precautions
Optional Accessories

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