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Q&A for VG-140
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Questions :

Question :
What are the compression rates and what size are the image files in each record mode?

Answer:
The following table shows the approximate values:

[Still pictures]
The compression rate in Fine (shooting at high quality) is 1/4. The rate in Normal (shooting at normal quality) is 1/8.

Image size Compression Number of storable pictures without sound File size
(approx.)
Internal memory 1GB SD/SDHC card
14M
(4288 x 3216)
Fine 6 128 8.0 MB
Normal 12 253 4.0 MB
8M
(3264 x 2448)
Fine 11 219 4.7 MB
Normal 21 430 2.4 MB
5M
(2560 x 1920)
Fine 17 353 2.9 MB
Normal 34 683 1.5 MB
3M
(2048 x 1536)
Fine 28 566 1.8 MB
Normal 56 1,122 0.9 MB
2M
(1600 x 1200)
Fine 46 924 1.1 MB
Normal 92 1,848 0.6 MB
1M
(1280 x 960)
Fine 71 1,428 0.7 MB
Normal 143 2,856 0.4 MB
VGA
(640 x 480)
Fine 287 5,712 0.2 MB
Normal 526 10,472 0.1 MB
16:9 S
(1920 x 1080)
Fine 43 860 1.2 MB
Normal 85 1,698 0.6 MB

[Movies]
Image size /
Horizontal-to-vertical ratio
Frame rate Storable recording time with sound
Internal memory 1GB SD/SDHC card
720P
(1280 x 720) / 16:9
30 fps 14 sec. 4 min. 54 sec.
15 fps 29 sec. 9 min. 46 sec.
VGA
(640 x 480) / 4:3
30 fps 26 sec. 8 min. 53 sec.
15 fps 53 sec. 17 min. 42 sec.
QVGA
(320 x 240) / 4:3
30 fps 1 min. 14 sec. 24 min. 42 sec.
15 fps 2 min. 27 sec. 48 min. 51 sec.
Note:
- The number of storable still pictures and storable movie recording time are approximate and are calculated based on capacity. The figures are not a guarantee of battery life.
- To increase the free space in the internal memory or memory card, save any images and movies you wish to keep to external storage (for example, on a computer) and then delete them from the internal memory or memory card.
Regarding the movie recording time:
- Regardless of the card capacity, the maximum file size of a movie is 2 GB. .

Question :
Which types of memory cards can I use?

Answer:
SD and SDHC cards can be used.
xD-Picture Card™ and CompactFlash® media cannot be used.

Note:
To see a list of compatible memory cards, click here:
* Compatibility table for Media Card (VG-Series )


Question :
Where can I find the instruction manual for my camera?

Answer:
You can either read online or download the instruction manual for your camera.
See the following Web page to find the available manuals:
* Download Manuals


Question :
Where can I find information on how to use the [ib] software?

Answer:
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about [ib] are collected here.

Detailed documentation of the software's functions is available in the application's Help file. To access the Help file, launch [ib] and choose ib Help from the Help menu.


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