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Low quality image from 2GB chip

I've been taking the 2GB chip from my ZR 600 and downloading it right into my computer. I can't believe how poor the quality of the video image is. Is that what you get for the money or can I get a better video image?

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Low resolution on memory card recording, regardless of the storage capacity of the card is just the way it is. If you consult the zr600 users manual (p. 82 of my edition - PUB.DIM-734/1205Ni15.1, c2006) you can find that video recording to the memory card is limited to resolutions of either 320 x 240 or 160 x 120 pixels. These resolutions are pretty poor - disappointingly so seeing that one of the old computer monitor standards used to be 640 x 480 and that 1024 x 768 is common today. I was disappointed too.

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