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Samsung MX20 shuts down without notice while shooting. Sometimes this will happen and sometimes not. It occurs randomly (i.e., it may shut down after 5 minutes or 15 minutes) It is plugged in and turned on, so it is not a power problem. There is plenty of memory remaining.


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