List of Messages (VIXIA HF R72/R70/R700)
Article ID: ART164165 | Date published: 01/05/2016 | Date last updated: 01/05/2016
 

Description

List of Messages (VIXIA HF R72/R70/R700)

Solution

List of Messages

MessageSolution
Back up recordings regularly• This message may appear when you turn on the camcorder. In the event of a malfunction, recordings may be lost so back up your recordings regularly.

Built-in memory error
• The built-in memory could not be read. Contact a Canon Service Center.

Built-in memory is full
• The built-in memory is full ([ End] appears on the screen). Delete some recordings to free some space. Alternatively, save your recordings and initialize the built-in memory

Built-in memory writing error
Attempt to recover the data?
• This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if power supply was accidentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing to the built-in memory. Select [Yes] to try to recover the recordings.

Cannot access the built-in memory
• There is a problem with the built-in memory. Contact a Canon Service Center.
Cannot communicate with the battery pack.
Continue using this battery pack?
• You attached a battery pack that is not recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder.
• If you are using a 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..
Cannot convert scenes recorded at 60P• Scenes that were recorded at 60P cannot be converted to MP4 format or to fast motion scenes ( only).
Cannot convert the scene• MP4 scenes whose resolution is smaller than the resolution selected for [Conversion Quality] cannot be converted.
Scenes whose video quality is 4 Mbps or whose frame rate is 24P and scenes recorded using slow & fast motion recording cannot be converted to fast motion scenes.
• Scenes that were recorded with other devices cannot be converted to MP4 format.

Cannot copy
• The total size of the scenes you selected to copy exceeds the available space on the memory card. Delete some recordings on the memory card or reduce the number of scenes to copy.
• The memory card already contains the maximum number of AVCHD scenes (3,999 scenes). Delete some scenes to free some space.
Cannot divide the scene• The scene could not be divided because the camcorder’s internal scene management data log is full. Delete some scenes and photos and try dividing the scene again.

Cannot join 24P and 30P scenes to convert them
• Scenes that were recorded using different frame rates cannot be joined to a single scene when converted to MP4 format.
Cannot load canvas• The canvas file that was saved on the memory is corrupted.
• Canvas data cannot be read from canvas files created using other devices.
Cannot play back• You may not be able to play back scenes that were recorded with other devices or created or edited on a computer.
• There is a problem with the memory. If this message appears often without apparent reason, contact a Canon Service Center.

Cannot play back
Cannot access the built-in memory
• There is a problem with the built-in memory. Initialize the built-in memory using the [Complete Initialization] option. If the problem persists, contact a Canon Service Center.
Cannot play back
Check the memory card
•There is a problem with the memory card. Initialize the memory card using the [Complete Initialization] option. If the problem persists, use a different memory card.

Cannot play the movies in the built-in memory
Initialize only using the camcorder
• The camcorder’s built-in memory cannot be correctly recognized. Initialize the built-in memory with this camcorder
Cannot play the movies on this memory card• Movies cannot be played back from a 64 MB or smaller memory card. Use a recommended memory card.
Cannot play the movies on this memory card Initialize only using the camcorder• The memory card in the camcorder was initialized using a computer. Initialize the memory card with this camcorder.
Cannot record• You cannot capture video snapshot scenes from scenes recorded or edited using another device.
• There is a problem with the memory. If this message appears often without apparent reason, contact a Canon Service Center.

Cannot record
Cannot access the built-in memory
• There is a problem with the built-in memory. Save your recordings and initialize the built-in memory using the [Complete Initialization] option. If the problem persists, contact a Canon Service Center.
Cannot record
Check the memory card
• There is a problem with the memory card. Save your recordings and initialize the memory card using the [Complete Initialization] option. If the problem persists, use a different memory card.

Cannot record movies in the built-in memory
Initialize only using the camcorder
• The camcorder’s built-in memory cannot be correctly recognized. Initialize the built-in memory with this camcorder
Cannot record movies on this memory card• Movies cannot be recorded on a 64 MB or smaller memory card. Use a recommended memory card.
Cannot record movies on this memory card
Initialize only using the camcorder
• The memory card in the camcorder was initialized using a computer. Initialize the memory card with this camcorder.
Cannot save the canvas• Cannot save your [Pens and Stamps] drawings in the memory. Save your recordings and initialize the memory.
Cannot trim the scene• Scenes that were copied to an SDXC card ( only) and scenes that were recorded or edited with other devices cannot be trimmed with this camcorder.
Charge the battery pack• Battery pack is exhausted. Charge the battery pack.
Check the connected device.The camcorder was connected to a device different from the one selected in the -> -> [USB Connection Type] setting. Change the setting according to the device you want to use and connect the camcorder and the device again.
Check the memory card• Cannot access the memory card. Check the memory card and make sure it is inserted correctly.
• A memory card error occurred. The camcorder cannot record or display the image. Try removing and reinserting the memory card, or use a different memory card.
• You inserted a MultiMedia Card (MMC) into the camcorder. Use a recommended memory card.
• If after the message disappears, [ ] appears in red, perform the following: Turn off the camcorder and remove and reinsert the memory card. If [ ] turns back to green you can resume recording/playback. If the problem persists, save your recordings and initialize the memory card.
Check whether the lens cover is open• Slide the lens cover switch down.
Close the memory card slot cover.• The camcorder’s memory card slot cover was opened while the camcorder was connected to the optional CS100 Connect Station. Close the cover.
File name error• The file or folder number has reached its maximum value. Save your recordings, and set -> -> [File Numbering] to [Reset]. Then, initialize the memory or delete all MP4 movies and photos
Initialize only using the camcorder• There is a problem with the file system that prevents accessing the memory. Initialize the memory with this camcorder.
LCD Screen has been dimmed
Use the [LCD Backlight] setting to change the brightness
• Change the -> -> [LCD Backlight] setting to [Normal] or [Bright].
May not be possible to record movies on this memory card• You may not be able to record movies on a memory card without a Speed Class rating or rated CLASS 2. Replace the memory card with one rated CLASS 4, 6 or 10.

Mem. Card
Number of scenes already at maximum
• The memory card already contains the maximum number of AVCHD scenes (3,999 scenes); no further scenes can be copied onto the memory card. Delete some scenes to free some space.
Mem. Card
Unable to recognize the data
• The memory card contains scenes recorded using a video configuration that is not supported (PAL or SECAM). Play back the recordings in the memory card with the device originally used to record them.
Memory card cover is open• After inserting a memory card, close the memory card slot cover.
Memory card is full• Delete some recordings to free some space or replace the memory card.
Memory card is write-protected• The LOCK switch on the memory card is set to prevent accidental erasure. Change the position of the LOCK switch.
Memory card writing error
Attempt to recover the data?
• This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if power supply was accidentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing to the memory card. Select [Yes] to try to recover the recordings. If you inserted a memory card that contains scenes recorded using another device, we recommend that you select [No].
Need to recover files from the memory card.
Change the position of the LOCK switch on the memory card.
• This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if power supply was accidentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing on the memory card and later the position of the card’s LOCK switch was changed to prevent erasure. Change the position of the LOCK switch.
No memory card• Insert a compatible memory card into the camcorder.
• The memory card may not be inserted correctly. Insert the memory card all the way into the memory card slot until it clicks.

Not enough available space
• Delete some recordings on the memory card.
• Set the video quality to [Long Play] (LP or 4 Mbps)
Number of scenes already at maximum• The maximum number of AVCHD scenes (3,999 scenes) has been reached. Delete some scenes to free some space.
Recording was stopped due to insufficient write speed of the memory card• The data transfer rate was too high for the memory card in use and recording was stopped. Replace the memory card with one rated CLASS 4, 6 or 10 (CLASS 6 or 10 when recording movies with a video quality of 60P or 35 Mbps).
• After repeatedly recording and deleting scenes (fragmented memory), it will take longer to write data on the memory card and recording may stop. Save your recordings and initialize the memory card using the [Complete Initialization] option.
Scene recorded using another device.
Cannot 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 divided.
Scene recorded using another device.
Cannot play back the scene.
• Scenes that were not recorded with this camcorder cannot be played back with this camcorder.
Select the desired scene number• A number of scenes have the same recording date but different file control information. This can occur for example when you record movies in the area of the international date line. Select a number to display the corresponding group of scenes.
Some scenes could not be deleted• Movies that were protected/edited with other devices cannot be deleted with this camcorder.
Task in progress.
Do not disconnect the power source.
• The camcorder is updating the memory. Wait until the operation ends and do not remove the battery pack.
This photo cannot be displayed• You may not be able to display photos taken with other devices or image files created or edited on a computer.
To record video on this memory card, it is recommended to use a video quality setting other than [60P Recording].• When using a memory card rated CLASS 4, you may not be able to record movies using the 60P or 35 Mbps video quality option.
To record video on this memory card, it is recommended to use [Long Play] video quality.• When using a memory card rated CLASS 2, you may not be able to record movies using a video quality option other than LP or 4 Mbps.
Too many photos and MP4 movies.
Disconnect the USB cable.
• Disconnect the USB cable. Try using a memory card reader or decrease the number of photos and movies on the memory card to fewer than 2,500 (Windows), or 1,000 (Mac OS) and then restore the connection.
Copy the photos and MP4 movies to a memory card and try using a card reader.
• If a dialog box appeared on the computer screen, close it. Disconnect the USB cable, and restore the connection after a short while.
Unable to recognize the data• The camcorder cannot play back scenes recorded using a video configuration that is not supported (PAL or SECAM). Play back the recordings with the device originally used to record them.
Unable to recover data• Could not recover a corrupted file. Save your recordings and initialize the memory
Using brighter settings on the TV during playback is recommended.When playing back scenes recorded in mode on a TV or external monitor, using a bright picture mode or increasing the brightness of the TV, computer monitor or other screen is recommended.

HF R72/R70 List of Messages for Connecting to an External Hard Drive

MessageSolution
Error writing to external hard drive• This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if power supply was accidentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing to the external hard drive. Select [Yes] to try to recover the recordings.
Quickly erases all files and deletes partitions from the external hard drive. Initialize?• If you initialize the hard drive, all data it contains will be lost, including any partitioned drives. If necessary, back up data and then initialize the hard drive with the camcorder.

HF R72/R70 List of Messages for Wi-Fi Functions

Refer also to the instruction manual of the access point and other devices you will use.
MessageSolution
Another user is already controlling the camcorder. Try again later.• This message appears on the screen of the Wi-Fi device. Multiple Wi-Fi devices are trying to connect with the camcorder. Make sure only one Wi-Fi device is trying to connect and then touch Retry.
Cannot transfer files.• There was a problem when transferring files to the optional CS100 Connect Station. Check if any errors have occurred with the connect station. For details, refer to the instruction manual of the CS100.
• Try turning off the camcorder and connect station. After a moment, turn them on again and restore the connection. If the problem persists, contact a Canon Service Center.
Closing the LCD panel turns off the camcorder. File transfers in progress will be interrupted.• Keep the camcorder’s LCD panel open while a wireless file transfer to the optional CS100 Connect Station is in progress.
Incorrect Wi-Fi password.• The password (encryption key) is case sensitive so make sure to enter it correctly.
Invalid port number.
Perform the setting again.
• The port number entered cannot be used. In the settings for the Monitor while Out function change the port number to a port that does not conflict with other devices.
IP address conflict• Change the IP address of the camcorder or of any conflicting device to avoid the same IP address being assigned to multiple devices on the same network.
Memory card cover is open• The memory card cover was opened while the memory card was being accessed. Stop the Wi-Fi function in use and end the Wi-Fi connection.
Multiple access points detected.
Try the operation again.
• There are multiple access points sending out a WPS signal at the same time. Try the operation again later or perform setup using the [WPS: PIN Code] or [Search for Access Points] option
No access points found• The access point set in the camcorder could not be found.
• To avoid interference, use the camcorder at some distance from devices that emit electromagnetic waves (cordless phones, microwave ovens, etc.).
• Make sure that you use the access point’s SSID for the camcorder’s Wi-Fi settings.
• If the access point is using MAC address filtering, enter the camcorder’s MAC address in the access point’s configuration screen.
The access point is not compatible with UPnP• An access point compatible with UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) was not found in the connected network. You must use an access point compatible with UPnP. If your access point is compatible, make sure UPnP is activated.
Unable to access configuration files• 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.• Turn off the camcorder and access point. After a short while, turn them on again and try again. If the problem persists, perform setup using the [Search for Access Points] option.
Unable to complete WPS.
Try the operation again.
• Some access points require pressing and holding the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button. For details, refer to the instruction manual of your access point.
• Make sure to touch [OK] on the camcorder’s screen within 2 minutes of activating the Wi-Fi Protected Setup signal on the access point, whether by pressing the button or by entering the PIN code.
Unable to connect• To avoid interference, use the camcorder at some distance from devices that emit electromagnetic waves (cordless phones, microwave ovens, etc.).
Unable to connect to the Connect Station.An error occurred while trying to pair the camcorder with the CS100 Connect Station. Check that the connect station is ready to establish a connection and carefully hold the camcorder close to the connect point on the connect station again.
Unable to connect to the server• The camcorder could not connect to the external server used for the Monitor while Out function. Make sure the access point is correctly connected to the Internet.
• Check that -> -> [Date/Time] is set to the correct date and time.
Unable to obtain a global IP address.• The access point to which the camcorder is connected has not been assigned a global IP address. Check the WAN settings of the broadband router to see if a global IP address has been assigned.
• Several wireless routers are connected to the same home network. Leave only one wireless router to serve as the access point.
Unable to obtain an IP address• If you are not using a DHCP server, connect using the [Manual Setup] option and enter the IP address using the [Manual] option.
• Turn on the DHCP server. If it is already on, make sure it is functioning properly.
• Make sure the address range for the DHCP server is sufficient.
• If you are not using a DNS server, set the DNS address to [0.0.0.0].
• Set the DNS server’s IP address in the camcorder.
• Turn on the DNS server. If it is already on, make sure it is functioning properly.
• Make sure that the DNS server’s IP address and the name for that address are correctly configured.
• If you are using a wireless gateway router, make sure all of the devices in the network, including the camcorder, are configured with the correct gateway address.
Wi-Fi authentication unsuccessful• Make sure the camcorder and access point are using the same authentication/encryption method and encryption key.
• If the access point is using MAC address filtering, enter the camcorder’s MAC address in the access point’s configuration screen.
Wi-Fi cannot be used while the wireless microphone is attached• The camcorder’s Wi-Fi functions cannot be used while the optional WM-V1 Wireless Microphone is connected to the camcorder. Disconnect the microphone from the MIC terminal and turn it off.
Wi-Fi connection terminated• To avoid interference, use the camcorder at some distance from devices that emit electromagnetic waves (cordless phones, microwave ovens, etc.).
• The camcorder may not be able to connect to the access point if too many devices are accessing it. After a short while, establish the connection again.
Wi-Fi error. Incorrect authentication method.• Make sure the camcorder and access point are using the same authentication/encryption method and password (encryption key).
• If the access point is using MAC address filtering, enter the camcorder’s MAC address in the access point’s configuration screen.
Wi-Fi error. Incorrect encryption method.• Make sure the camcorder and access point are using the same
authentication/encryption method.
• If the access point is using MAC address filtering, enter the camcorder’s
MAC address in the access point’s configuration screen.
Wireless communication is not working correctly• To avoid interference, use the camcorder at some distance from devices that emit electromagnetic waves (cordless phones, microwave ovens, etc.).
• Turn off the camcorder and access point. After a short while, turn them on again and perform the Wi-Fi network setup again. If the problem persists contact a Canon Service Center.

HF R72/70 List of Messages for Web Services

MessageSolution
Check network settings• The network settings in the camcorder are not correctly configured. Check the connection point, SSID and other network settings.
Connect to a computer and use the dedicated software to set again• An error occurred when connecting to the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY server. Check the settings saved on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and set them again in the camcorder.
Connect to a computer and use the dedicated software to set up
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 CameraWindow in your computer and configure the settings using CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.
Insufficient space on server• You have exceeded the amount of data you can save on the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY server. Delete some data to free some space.
Movie must be less than X min.• You attempted to send a movie whose length exceeds the maximum length allowed by the Web service (the maximum length differs according to the Web service). Shorten the movie and try sending it again.
Server busy
Try again later
• The CANON iMAGE GATEWAY server is busy due to a high number of users trying to connect to the server. End the Wi-Fi connection and try again later.
This image cannot be sent• You attempted to send a type of recording or a file with a size that is not supported by the selected Web service. Check the recording before sending.
Try again• There was a problem in the communication with the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY server or the server is temporarily down. Try connecting the camcorder to the server again. If the same error occurs, wait a while and try again.
Unable to connect to the server• The camcorder was not able to connect to the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY server. Connect the access point to which the camcorder is connected to the Internet.


SIMS Doc Id

8202791200