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640(Fine) is not available - Video Recording

I get this message: "640(Fine) is not available" when I set my camera on the video recording option. Seems to be a memory problem. What does this mean?

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  • milkman_jpl Feb 06, 2008

    I have the same problem - I even went to a 4 GB SanDisk Ultra II Compact Flash memory card, and it still doesn't work. Why can't I video in higher quality? HELP!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I have the same problem and it was owrking just a second ago!



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I had the exact same problem!! like when u turned it to the video section, it said 640(Fine) rightt?
all i had to do was restart my camera with the chip in it.. for me it went back to normal! hope this helps

Posted on Mar 17, 2009


You have upgrade memory amount

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