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Registered: ‎01-16-2014

G30 - Pause Recording?

Hi all,

 

TOTAL n00b to camcorders.  Bought the G30.  My 7 year-old daughter is in gymnastics and as much as I have anjoyed shooting her with my still camera, video seems far better for this arena.

 

I have NO idea how to use this thing, although just playing around it's totally cool.  Anyway, my simple question (with I'm sure many more to come) is...  Can I "pause" recording?  What I mean is this...

 

Record a routine.  Pause the G30 somehow.  When her score appears on the board (usually about a minute later), unpause the G30 and that would make the routine and recording of the score one video file.

 

Possible?  I know I could combine two separate movie files together in software later, but that's too much like work.  LOL!

 

Is what I want to do possible, and if so how?  Thanks!

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Re: G30 - Pause Recording?

Hi WorldBuilder!

 

Thanks for the post and welcome to the Canon Forum.

 

Recording cannot be paused mid-clip and resumed later.  When you press the Start/Stop button, that ends the current clip and you will need to start a new clip.  The two clips will need to be combined later on after you download them.

 

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Registered: ‎01-16-2014

Re: G30 - Pause Recording?

That answers that, thanks!

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