Firmware Notice: VIXIA HF R42 & HF R40 Firmware Update Version


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Firmware Version incorporates the following improvements:
Remote viewing function has been added when using the CameraAccess plus smartphone app, with the optional CT-V1 Camera Pan Table.

note: The CameraAccess plus app is available free of charge from the Apple App
Store and Google Play. Information on how to use the remote viewing function is
available from the PIXELA Web site.

Firmware Version is for camcorders with firmware Version If the camcorder's firmware is already Version, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
Once you have updated your camcorder’s firmware, it cannot be downgraded to a previous version.


Download Firmware Version for the VIXIA HF R42.
Download Firmware Version for the VIXIA HF R40.

This information is for residents of the United States and Puerto Rico only. If you do not reside in the USA or Puerto Rico, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.  Please Register the VIXIA HF R42, or VIXIA HF R40. By registering, we will be able to notify you via email when service updates are available.

Thank you,
Customer Support Operations
Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Contact Information for Inquiries
Canon Customer Support Center
Phone:     1-800-OK-CANON (toll free)
TTD:        1-866-251-3752
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