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Vidoe option on camera used to work, but now: 640(fine) is not available

My camera us a sony cyber-shot dsc-40. I have a memory stick with 128 MB (2 actually, and it won't record on either one). I have been taking videos with this camera for 2 years now, and it worked fine. then about a week ago I was deleating old vidoes off of my memory stick and then the video function stopped working. I had no idea what was going on because my screen was constantly white, but I found this site and tapping the 'sweet spot" worked great. the screen says "640(Fine) is not available.
I tryed reformatting the memory stick, but that didn't do any good. Please help!!!

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  • zamarman77 Sep 02, 2008

    The solution using a 2 GB memory stick instead of a 128 MB isn't the answer, because I have the same problem using a brand new dsc-H50 camera, but I have a 16GB memory stick. It worked in the very beginning, but now (about a week after purchase, I get the same error: 640 (fine) is not available). Can anyone help? Thanks

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I think to work on 640 fine you need a much higher memory stick, I use a 2gb in mine and it is fine (that is when the camera works) .You get 24 minutes or more on the 2gb stick and that is at 640 fine.

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