Problem with GT300W

mccoy

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I just got a GT300W but I can't seem to have it working right.

If I use it for just a few minutes for testing, all seems fine: it records videos, and I can watch them in the computer.

But when I leave it on for a long trip, and I check back the videos, there is a bunch of 350mb MOV files that when I open in Media Player Classic show they are almost 2 hours long but there is no video, only audio (but I don't listen anything either). This is exactly what I see, for all the files created.





I tried playing them with VLC as well, and it doesn't even show a duration, it's like the file didn't open at all.

I'm using a 32GB Samsung Class 10 card, formatted with a 32kb cluster size in FAT32. With any other cluster size the camera was giving error "wrong custer(sic) size".

I have set it up with loop recording of 3 minutes, and no motion detection or parking mode or anything like that.


What the hell is going on? How can I fix this?

Thanks!
 

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Too many ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
format the card in the camera

can you view the recordings in the camera?

try on another PC, might just be a codec issue on your computer
 
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I think it's either a problem of the card or of the camera.

I tried one last time, the card became totally corrupted. This is what shows in windows explorer

http://s9.postimg.org/qj7igp87j/****.png

The camera says "memory error", it does not play anything nor record. It must have happened after maybe 2 hours of seemingly recording, it was in a long trip (7+ hours) and I really was not up for checking.

I was stopping (engine off) and starting a few times during the trip, in which moments the camera turns off and on. Could that be the cause? I suppose this kind of cameras are made to work exactly like that without corruption... but let me know.

I have resetted the camera to factory settings and formatted the card inside the camera. Let's hope that does it...
 

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Try different memory cards, format from window, if that does not work report consumer camera seller, lucky dude.
 

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