Use the Canon EOS M50 as a webcam without HDMI for Zoom meetings. Learn how to live stream without a capture card on the Canon M50 mirrorless camera with autofocus.
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For Zoom video conferencing, this is the best camera I’ve used. All you need is a USB cable, the free EOS Webcam Utility and a newer Canon DSLR or mirrorless camera. In this Canon M50 tutorial for beginners, I show the setup step-by-step so you can look better and feel more confident in your next online meeting. I also cover some of the mistakes I’ve made which will help you troubleshoot if the EOS Webcam Utility is not working when you’re in a Zoom meeting.

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⌚ Sections in this video (click timestamp to jump to topic):
0:00 | Start
1:06 | Comparing M50 to a laptop and an Android phone
1:48 | Misconceptions about the Canon EOS Webcam Utility for Windows
2:32 | Equipment for using the Canon M50 for Zoom meetings
3:09 | How to set up the Canon EOS M50 as a webcam for online meetings
4:34 | Pros of Canon M50 for video conferencing
5:18 | Cons: Canon EOS M50 battery life for live streaming
6:10 | Who should use a Canon mirrorless camera as a webcam?

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⚙️ Equipment used to make this video:
Video camera: Canon XF100 Camcorder
Microphone: Sony ECM-NV1 Short Monoaural Electolet Condenser Microphone
Still camera: Canon EOS M50 Mirrorless Camera with 15-45mm Kit Lens
Video editor: VSDC Free Video Editor
Mobile phone: OnePlus 6T
Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad X250

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End screen: “Members Only” by TrackTribe (, downloaded from the YouTube Audio Library on May 10, 2020.


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