RE: Camcorder timeout help

Michael J Butler (
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 01:55:33 -0000

>I'm using a Minolta 8-842 color camcorder that has a time out feature=20
>when not using film.

I had the opposite problem with mine (a Sony Camcorder). When I clicked =
it to 'camera' and set it off standby to view the pic, it cut out after =
about 10 minutes. Taking the tape *out* cured the problem and it stays =
online great now. OK, this doesn't fix your prob, but it might help =
someone else :)