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Trouble with video recording

I changed my card from 16MB to 256 MB. Although at first it worked just fine and I could grab videos of 400 secs and more non-stop, then suddenly I could not; now I can only grab video for a 20 secs time. I can't find anything in the menu that would help me fix the problem.

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  • Christos Black Mar 30, 2006

    Sillygirl , well the card was actually reformatted and I had all the pictures deleted before that. Thas, the card was empty and clean. In HQ it would not grab video any more than 20 secs while in SQ that's no more than 90secs; that's also the default time for a 16MB card, but not for a 256MB card. Now, might there be any "buffer" thing, just like on pcs? Thanks, anyway.

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The length of the movies you can record is dependent on both the memory you have left on the card, and the recording mode you are on. With a clean card, and on the default recording mode, your movies should go back up in length. you might be in HQ record mode while you should be on SQ for longer recording time. If all fails, try reformatting the card. Good luck, hope this helped.

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