Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I can only take about 5 seconds of video then I get the words "buffer over" on the screen.


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You didn't say what make and model camera you have, but most cameras need a fast card to record videos. If your camera uses an SD or SDHC card for example, you would want a class 6 or better card.
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