Canon XC15 Instruction Manual
Table of Contents
Recording Video and Taking Photos
This section explains the recording basics. Before you begin recording clips*, make a test recording first to check
if the camcorder operates correctly. Record a 4K clip (on the CFast card) at 305 Mbps (frame rate of 29.97P or
23.98P) for approximately 5 minutes and an HD clip (on the SD card) at 50 Mbps (frame rate of 59.94P) for
approximately 15 minutes. Should the camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer to
For details on recording audio, refer to
* “Clip” refers to a single movie unit recorded with a single recording operation.
Preparing to Record
1 Remove the lens cap.
2 Attach the lens hood (
22) and, if necessary,
attach the viewfinder unit (
22) and MA-400
Microphone Adapter (
3 Insert a charged battery pack into the camcorder
4 Insert recording media as necessary (
• Insert a CFast card to record 4K clips; insert an SD
card to record HD clips and photos.
5 Adjust the viewfinder unit, if necessary (