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John Arman January 15th, 2009 11:48 AM

FX-7 power save
Is there a control or option to set to power save ? On my Canon if you left it on for more than 5 minute it would shut down ???

Adam Gold January 15th, 2009 12:17 PM

Not on this one. After a few minutes in STBY, the heads will stop spinning to save head wear, but the cam does not power off completely no matter how long you leave it in STBY. Some smaller consumer cams do shut off, though.

Lee Berger January 15th, 2009 03:40 PM

That's probably a good thing if you use this camera in a multi-camera live switching setup.

Adam Gold January 15th, 2009 03:55 PM

Yes, although I think the auto shut-off in those that have this feature is disabled if there's not a tape in the cam.

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