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In card position

What does it mean when i press record and a warning appears on the screen 'in card position', preventing me from recording?

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    Same problem, the camcorder came with a Canon MMC 16M no tab on the card.

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Check the SD card and see if the little tab on the side of it is slid to the position that says "lock" If you cant see the words, try just switching the tab to the other side. Since SD means Secure Digital, these cards wont do anything if the lock tab is not in the right position.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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I only can record one hour with my recorder and not more while i installed a memory sick either why ??? why i cant record more ? it always warn me withe the lake of memory


I think that you have to select to record on the additional memory card.
Ihave anOlympus VP670 that has 8gb of ram and has 5 folders. I can choose to record to any of them. I added a 32gb sd card but 5 more folders have appeared seperate from the others. In order to record in those folders I have to select the option on my menu screen. Your machine is probably similar. Check the documentation that came with it

May 31, 2015 | Sony ICD-MX20 Digital Voice Recorder

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did you format the card after putting it in the recorder?
press menu
use toggle switch (the scrolling wheel on the right side) to scroll till you find sd card on the menu
push in on toggle switch to select it when you have sd card on the screen
when you do that you'll see 2 choices remain or format
select format then press in on toggle switch
you will be asked if you're sure you want to format the sd card
select yes
the manual said it is important to format your card in the recorder
hope this helps
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May 07, 2013 | Zoom H2n Digital Handy Recorder With...

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When i put a tape in it ejects it..then a tape with a slash appears on the screen


you are prohibited from recording on thips tape. This is because the red tab on the side of the tape that faces you when you are inserting the tape inside the camera has been put in 'SAVE' position . to be able to record o the tape you need to use your fingernail to slide the red tab to the 'REC' position.

Ive extracted the following article for you from wilkepedia to help you understand this issue:
Tape and recording protection
250px-8mm_cassette_erase_tab.jpg magnify-clip.pngThe write-protect switch (right) prevents accidental erasure. .
To prevent the recording on the tape from being erased, there is a small write-protect tab that can be moved to one of two positions, labeled "REC" and "SAVE". Comparing the sliding tab to a door, the tape is in the "REC" position is when the "door" is open and the "SAVE" position when it is closed. (Not all tape cases have markings for this information!) The tape can only be recorded on (or recorded over) when this tab is in the "REC" position. This is an improved version of the VHS write-protect tab, which prevents erasure after it has been (permanently) broken off.

Dec 02, 2009 | Sony Handycam CCD-TRV318 Camcorder

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Displaying time and date when printing


The date/time cannot be deleted once it is embedded in the image. To turn off the date/time deselect the date/time stamping by following procedure:
These instructions explain how to insert the date in images.
attention:
  • The [Date Stamp] cannot be deleted from the image data once it has been recorded because the date is written in as an image.
  • When selecting [Date Stamp] , [Recording Pixels] is set to 1600 x 1200 pixels and the compression (image quality) to [Fine].
  • When the shooting mode is set to <Movie> (g0029623.gif), settings for inserting the date and time cannot be made.
  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to <Program AE> (g0034813.gif).



1. Press the <Power> button on the camera.
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2. Press the <FUNC./SET> (g0046915.gif) button.
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3. A screen like the one below will appear on the monitor.
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Select g0013174.gif [Date Stamp] (g0013171.gif) in the [Recording Pixels] section g0013173.gif.
g0013176.gif Press the <MENU> (g0046624.gif) button.


4. A screen like the one below will appear on the monitor.
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g0013173.gif Operate the <directional buttons> left or right to select [Date Stamp] and set it to [Date] or [Date & Time].
g0013174.gif Press the <MENU> (g0046624.gif) button.


5. Press the <FUNC./SET> (g0046915.gif) button.
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6. Make sure that the [Date Stamp] is set and the following screen will appear with the icon (g0013164.gif) in the lower-left corner of the screen.
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7. When shooting with this setting, the date will be embedded in the image as shown below.
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g0013173.gif [Date]
g0013174.gif [Date & Time]
warning: The date, its font and color, and the position where it is displayed cannot be changed. Also, dates and times recorded with [Date Stamp] cannot be deleted.


If you need a manual for the A480, you can download it from:

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=320&modelid=18155

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Oct 15, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera

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Not gettin to rec.


Take out the memory card, there is a little switch on it. One position is protected which means you can't record or delete anything from it, the other position is normal where you can record to or delete from.

Sep 27, 2009 | Zoom H4 Handy Recorder

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ERR


Solution is very simple - just press DISP/MENU and STOP simultaneously for 2-3 seconds. There will start the FOR blinking on the screen of recorder (ERR will disappear) and the red "eye" on the switchboard. Wait for few minutes and your recorder is back to work :)

Warnning: This means FULL restart and you will lose ALL your recorded data! But I did not find any other solutions...

Apr 14, 2009 | Olympus VN-4100PC Digital Voice Recorder

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I have a scientific atlanta explorer 8300hd dvr that I want to offload the recordings to either an external hard drive or a pc or laptop''


The 8300DVR has a feature built in for outputting redcordings to a VCR. To output to a PC you will need a TVTuner card with RCA inputs. Pinnacle offers several products including a Hard Drive backup. You will follow these instructions below, the VCR will be your computer.

Copy a Recording to a VCR Tape
1. Connect the VCR to the OUT 2 connection on the back of the Explorer DVR.
See page 12 for more information.
2. Make sure that a tape is in your VCR and that the VCR is set to record.
3. Press List . The Recorded List
screen appears.
4. Press Move Up or Move Down
to highlight the recording you want
to copy to the VCR. Make sure to select
a program that is not currently being
recorded.
5. Press Select . The Recorded
Program Options screen appears.
6. Press Move Up to highlight “Copy
to VCR.”
7. Press Select . The Copy to VCR
screen appears.
8. Make sure your VCR is properly connected
to your DVR outputs, and press
Record on your VCR.
9. Press Start copy A . The recording
begins copying to VCR tape. The
Recorded List displays the VCR symbol
for the recording that is copying to
VCR.
Note: You can watch the copying in
progress through the PIP.

Mar 31, 2009 | Televison & Video

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Lock/read only card message


Make sure all the files from the memory card have been downloaded and saved to the computer. You are going to need to format the memory card to remove the write protect/read only/lock issue. By formatting this will permanently erase all data from the memory card so you are able to use it again.
To format the card: go to Menu - to Submenu - to Format option - Start - then Start again - Press Menu to initiate the process - When done the recorder will be able to be used for recording purposes again.

Dec 18, 2008 | Olympus DS-4000 Digital Voice Recorder

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Noise during video recording


Turn off Continuous AF (auto focus) to prevent recording camera noise during video capture. When you turn off Continuous AF, you may notice a narrower area of focus or depth of field, especially if you zoomed to a telephoto position before recording. Turn the Mode dial to Video, then press the Menu button. Highlight the Continuous AF menu, then press the OK button. Highlight Off, then press the OK button. (On is the default.) Press the Menu button to turn off the menu screen. This setting remains until you change it, change the Mode dial, or turn off the camera.

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