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Video Images at Night Playback Dark

Hi Everyone - when I use my T7 to take video footage in daylight, everything plays back as expected. However, when I video in the evening (eg in a restaurant with low-ish lighting or outdoors), the playback on the camera, and when I upload the files to my PC, playback with the image almost pitch-black. I can hear the audio however. If anyone knows how to fix this, please let me know :-)

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Re: Video Images at Night Playback Dark - Sony DSC-T7 Digital Camera Digital Cameras

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To isolate the problem, you should try to play the video on the camera. If the sound is heard from the cameras speaker, you have to assume the film does have sound. So when you try to play it on the computer, and you don't hear a thing, a bad driver or a bad sound card or just a problem with the playback software could be the cause of this.

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Did you change the file name on the original video? Are you able to put the video back onto the camera? If you changed the file name, you can't put it back onto the camera. It also needs to be in AVI format which is the video format that the camera records in.

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Not everyone is happy with this camera, though most are. It could be that your camera has developed a fault with the sensor, and I would suggest that you hurry and use the warranty if it's not over yet. One thing that users of this camera agree on, is that the flash is poor. It's range is very limitied, and the camera just isn't built for indoor/night shooting. If you have the subject within the flash range, which I would guess should be around 2 meters, then it should be ok, otherwise it's not known to give good results. If it gives poor results in full daylight, and the settings are default, then I would guess your camera developed a sensor problem. Good luck

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I don't own a T7,but I have the P150 and S40. All these small Sony digicams have something in common;Sony uses 1/40 as the default flash shutter speed in low light conditions,while other makers use 1/60.You are more likely to get a blurry picture compared to other digicams you have previously used,unless you hold the camera steady (two hands). The other thing about these cameras is their lack of weight, coming in at a mere 134 g/4.7 oz. Light weight means you must hold the camera steady (two hands) or risk camera movement when you press the shutter. Again, the tendency with a small,light weight camera is to hold it with one hand while you take a picture,this leads to blurry pictures. The review for this camera is positive; a "Dave's Pick." - Just remember the flash range is only 5ft / 1.6m.

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