Tagged: Vixia

Tweaks for Canon consumer camcorders

Canon has announced revisions to its line up of consumer-grade “point and shoot” camcorders at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Three Legria (Vixia in the US) HF-R models are announced, the entry-level 606 plus the 66 and 68. Still only HD rather than 4K –...

Canon XA20

Review: Canon XA20 (XA25 / HF G30)

It’s been a long time coming but has the wait been worth it? When Canon released the XA10 a couple of years ago it was hailed a marvellous miniature, a professionally-featured camcorder that was small enough to tote around in a handbag (or something like...

JVC GY-HM650

Super software for JVC pro camcorders

JVC has added a shedload of functionality to its recently-launched videojournalist cameras, the GY-HM600 and 650. For the lesser model, the 600, the tweaks include two new AVCHD modes and enhancements to standard-def recording; expanded focus to make setting up shots easier – slightly incredulous...