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Canon VIXIA HF R21 Flash Memory Camcorder

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Quick Reference Guide

Note: The Canon VIXIA is a touch screen camcorder.  Please be gentle when making selections using the LCD touch screen.

How to Record Video

  1. Remove the battery pack, open the battery compartment at the bottom of the camcorder and attach the battery pack to the camcorder.
  2. Press the Power button to turn on the camcorder.
  3. Use the grips on the left side of the camcorder to open the LCD touch screen for viewing.
  4. To change any camcorder setting (i.e. Exposure, Focus, Digital Effects, Decoration, etc.), select Func.on the top right hand corner of the LCD touch screen.
  5. Press the red Start/Stop button on the back of the camcorder to begin recording.
  6. Use the Zoom option on the top of the camcorder to zoom in or out of an image.
  7. To stop recording, press the Start/Stop button a second time.

How to View Recorded Video

  1. Open the LCD touch screen.
  2. Press the Camera/Play button located on the top right hand corner of the camcorder (inside LCD touch screen).
  3. Select the video clip you would like to play by gently tapping on the clip.
  4. To stop, pause, fast forward, rewind or adjust the volume for the clip, tap the LCD touch screen and select the appropriate option.

How to Delete Video

  1. Open the LCD touch screen.
  2. Press the Camera/Play button located on the top right hand corner of the camcorder (inside LCD touch screen).
  3. Select Edit.
  4. Select Delete.
  5. Select the Date, Select, or All Scenes to delete clips based on dates recorded, individual clips, or all clips on the camcorder.
  6. If you choose to delete individual clips, select the clip(s) you would like to delete and select OK.
  7. Confirm the deletion of the clips by selecting Yes.
  8. When clips have finished deleting, select OK to return to the screen with any/all remaining clips.

Image of the different compartments and buttons of the Digital Camcorder

Components

  • Digital Camcorder in Bag
  • Battery Pack
  • Battery Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Stereo Video Cable
  • Mini HDMI Cable
  • HD Camcorder Quick Guide
  • VideoBrowser CD-ROM
  • Transfer Utility CD-ROM

Picture of the different components for the Digital Camcorder