Having problems with your Sanyo Digital Cameras ?

Will only let me video for 4 or 5 seconds then comes up slow card detection

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From general knowledge of digital photography (still photography), I'd say this is due to a slow card. Compact Flash and SD cards come in different speed ratings. The bigger the files, the faster the card needs to be.

By definition, video behaves much the same way. Let's say you're shooting HD video, the card would need to be very fast (and they used to be a lot more expensive), while a cell phone camera doesn't tax the speed of the card that much.

So take out the card, look at the speed rating. If it doesn't have one (usually rated like this: 133x or 60x or similar), it's an old, slow card.

Hopefully, a new, very fast card will solve the problem.
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