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Need some help with DSC-W1

I have this camera a few days and i am very happy, but is a little problem."640(Fine) size movies can be recorded and played back only using "Memory stick Pro" in the next instruction page was wrote: ""Memory stick PRO with a capacity up to 1GB have been confirmed to operate properly with this camera" Is it true? Can 640(Fine) shoot only 1GB card?

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Memory stick pro comes in 4gb, 2gb, 1gb, 512mb, and 256mb sizes. sizes up to 1gb (i.e. 256mb, 512mb, and 1gb) are what the book is referring to.

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