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MY tz25 camara cuts out after 30 mins video.

by holographicbreathing / November 21, 2012 11:07 PM PST

MY tz25 camara cuts out after 30 mins video. is there any way of altering this.?
When i bought it, it said there was an hour of video but its default is to go to sleep after 30mins.

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re: MY tz25 camara cuts out after 30 mins video.
by MarkatNite / November 22, 2012 8:00 AM PST

It's working as designed. See note #3 at the bottom of the page:

"/ *3 / - Motion pictures can be recorded continuously for up to 29 minutes 59 seconds in European PAL areas. Also, motion picture recorded continuously in [MP4] is up to 4 GB."

This is due to an EU VAT issue--anything that can record continuously for 30 minutes is taxed as a video camera.

So you have to hit the record button every 29:59 and yes, this will cause a gap in the video.

And yes, it's inconvenient - Mark

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(NT) Thank you mark
by holographicbreathing / November 22, 2012 8:41 PM PST
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