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No.1 When I insert the SD card, will the recordable capacity be added to the internal memory? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)

Answer... If you insert the SD memory card, you can only record onto the SD memory card. You cannot use the internal memory.
No.2 What is the benefit of using an SD memory card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... You can choose different SD memory card sizes.

The SD memory card:
can be inserted and ejected easily, you can choose the memory capacity you need, it is light, and can be used in other systems or products.
No.3 Is the SD memory card used in the network camera compatible to other AV products? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... No, the network camera uses an original recording format.
No.4 How can I see the images recorded in the SD memory card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... You can see the images by:
  1. Accessing the camera and reviewing the image/audio data recorded in the SD memory card.

  2. Taking the SD memory card out of the camera, and copying its data onto the PC.
    • - You need optional viewer software in order to review the JPEG file (.pnc) recorded in the SD memory card. The viewer software can be downloaded from Panasonic Support Website.
    • - You need Windows Media Player 9.0 or later in order to review the MPEG-4(.asf) recorded on the SD memory card.

  3. Download the data recorded onto the SD memory card and use either the viewer software or Windows Media Player (in step 2)

No.5 Do you guarantee other manufacturers of SD cards other than Panasonic? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... No.
We do not guarantee other manufacturers SD memory cards.
No.6 Do you guarantee 8, 16, and 32MB SD cards? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... No.
We do not guarantee 32, 16, 8MB SD memory cards.
No.7 Can the SD memory card record only video? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... In case of JPEG mode, you can record only video data.
In case of MPEG-4 mode, you can record video and audio.
No.8 Can I use SDIO supported products? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... No.
The network camera can support only SD memory card. It is not compatible with SDIO supported products such as wireless cards.
No.9 Can I record other camera images onto the SD memory card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2007/03/08)
Answer... No.
You can only record images to the camera in which the SD memory card is inserted.
No.10 Which BB-Model cameras support the 2GB SD memory card? [FAQ: SD memory card] [FAQ: BB_HCM5xxcameras] [FAQ: BB_HCM3xxcameras]
(2005/11/10)
Answer... As of 09/2007.

Model: BB-HCM 581,580,515,531,511,481,381,331,311
No.11 Why is a new file created if there is a lot of space on the SD card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2005/08/22)
Answer... At rebooting during recording, new file will be created. If file size exceeds 20MBytes, file will be closed, and then new file will be created. Max. number of files is 50.
No.12 What is the maximum number of files that can be created? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2005/08/22)
Answer... Max number of files is 50. In case of over 50 files, oldest file will be deleted automatically.
No.13 What does each file name mean? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2005/08/22)
Answer... File name is consist of Task number, "Task" and file number. Extension is "pnc"
No.14 Are there any problems recording onto an SD card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2005/08/22)
Answer... In case of recording onto SD memory card, it may shorten the lifetime of the SD card.

-> For recording a long time, it is suggested to reduce recording times or size.
No.15 Is there any issue regarding SD memory card recording? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2005/08/22)
Answer... When images are recorded on the SD memory card, sometimes its lifetime is shortened.

Model: BB-HCM5xx

-For your information:
If you want to keep using the SD memory card for long term, we recommend you limit time frame or amount of data and reduce the frequency for recording.
No.16 I cannot record image onto SD memory card. [FAQ: SD memory card] [Troubleshoot: BB_HCM3xxcameras]
(2005/07/29)
Answer... Check the LOCK switch on the SD card and change it to the unlock position.
No.17 How often can the camera record the images? or How much is the recording speed of the camera? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... Model: BB-HCM5xx, HCE481, HCM403, HCM3xx, HCS301

Case A; buffering in internal memory:
  • It can buffer 30 image/s maximum, depends on the usage conditions.
  • It can buffer images and voice for 9 hours by MPEG-4(320 x 240 dots) and about 110,000 images by JPEG(320 x 240 dots).
  • You can keep images and voices longer if you record only in case of some events are occurred like using the motion detection feature. However, in the case that you have to install the camera at the place in which the motion detection could be working continuously, you want to raise the buffering frequency or you want to buffer the images for more than 9 hours, then we recommend you should use the recording program for a PC.
Case B; recording on the SD memory card:
  • It can be recorded 1 image/s depending on the condition. *If the recording frequency was configured shorter than 1 image/s, some images may not be recorded.

No.18 Will the SD card be used as an addition to the internal memory? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... No. when SD memory card is inserted, internal memory will not used.
No.19 Is there compatibility between network camera and other AV equipment? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... No. The format is unique.
No.20 How can you view the recorded image on the SD card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... There are two ways. One is to view by accessing buffered image on the camera.
The other is by using viewer software that can be downloaded from website.
No.21 How fast does the camera records into memory? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... In case of recording into internal memory, max. 30 frames can be recorded per sec.

QVGA (320x240) MPEG-4 image can be recorded for 9 hours, or 110,000 frames of QVGA size of JPEG data can be recorded. It is suggested to use recording software to record longer.

In case of recording onto SD memory card, max. 1 frame can be recorded per sec.
No.22 Can I record other cameras image onto SC memory card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... No. Only the camera with the SD inserted into it can have its images recorded onto it.
No.23 Can you record images onto something other than an SD card? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... No. Only SD memory card is supported.
No.24 Can a non-Panasonic SD card be used? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... Maybe, however it is not guaranteed.
No.25 Can an 8, 16 or 32Mbytes SD memory card be used? [FAQ: SD memory card]
(2004/07/27)
Answer... Maybe, however it is not guaranteed.

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