instructional manuals

Below is a list of instructional manuals and videos that illustrate the components, features and general operating functions of various types of production equipment. The manuals and videos listed below is not an exhaustive list of instructional guides.

If you require a manual on the use of specific equipment, visit the Media Resources, check online for a PDF version of the manual or for an online tutorial.

List of Manuals and Videos:

The list is updated on an ongoing basis. Depending on the speed of your internet connection, an instructional manual download may take a minute or two. The manuals and videos available through the internet are copyrighted to the rightsholders and their associated organizations.


Bolex Paillard Model H Cameras (NCS Products)

Canon Digital Rebel 300D (Canon Canada Inc.)

Canon Digital Rebel XT 350D (Canon Canada Inc.)

Canon EOS40D (Canon Canada Inc.)

Canon Vixia HF (Canon Canada Inc.)

Canon 5D Mk III (Canon Canada Inc.)

Canon 70D (Canon Canada Inc.)

Hensel Kits (Integra Pro 500 Plus heads)

FinalMicBook.pdf (A guide to the various mics available at AV)

Mamiya RB67 Pro S (Mamiya)

Minolta X-700 (Minolta)

Nikon F3  (Nikon)

Pentax K1000 (Pentax Canada)

Pocket Wizard Plus II

Pocket Wizard Plus III

Roland R-26 (Roland)

Sennheiser G2 (Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co.)

Sennheiser G3 (Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co.)

Sony PMW-EX1 (Sony Canada)

Sound Devices 302 (Sound Devices)

Sound Devices 702 (Sound Devices)

Tascam DR-40 (Tascam)

Wirecast+Intensity Extreme.pdf (Step-by-step Guide)

Zoom Handy Recorder H4 (Zoom Corportation)

Zoom H4 Version 2.0 Supplement (Zoom Corporation)

Zoom H4N (Zoom Corporation)


Canon Vixia HF Demo (available through Vimeo)

Canon Vixia HF G30 Workshop Notes (PDF)

Canon Vixia HF G30 Auth test2.pdf (for instructors)

Use instructions for Zoom H4 Recorder (available through YouTube)

Roland R-26 Recorder (available through YouTube)

Roland R-26 Workshop Notes (PDF)

Roland R-26 Authorization Exam (PDF)