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Old Jun 17, 2009, 1:24 PM   #1
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Default Formatting of SD card?

I've just gone out and bought an additional SD card as I'm away on holiday for two weeks.

I bought the camcorder 2nd hand and it came with a card, so my question is...

Do you need to format the card?
If so, in the menu, is it just the format option or the full format option?

p.s. After some initial concerns over the shakeyness of the image, I'm very pleased with the camera. Just bought the fisheye lens for it, so shall be testing that out while away on holiday.
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Old Jun 17, 2009, 2:35 PM   #2
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I would select 'full format' from the camera menu, both for the card that came with it and for any new SD card you may purchase in the future.

I believe a full format deletes contents and creates directory structure, while format by itself only deletes content.
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