Setting the recording mode with the FS20 series camcorders
Article ID: ART109639 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Setting the recording mode with the FS20 series camcorders


The camcorder offers 3 recording modes. Changing the recording mode will change the recording time available on the memory. Select XP mode for better movie quality; select LP mode for longer recording times. The below table give approximate recording times.
  1. Press the <FUNC.> button.
  2. Using the joystick select the desired recording mode [XP High Quality, SP Standard Play, LP Long Play] and press <SET>.
  3. Press the <FUNC.> button to close the function menu.

Recording Mode >





1GB memory card

10 min.

20 min.

35 min.

2GB memory card

25 min.

40 min.

1 hr. 15 min.

4GB memory card

55 min.

1 hr. 20 min.

2 hr. 35 min.

FS20 built-in memory/8GB memory card

1 hr. 50 min.

2 hr. 45 min.

5 hr. 10 min.

FS21 built-in memory/16GB memory card

3 hr. 40 min.

5 hr. 30 min.

10 hr. 20 min.

FS22 built-in memory/32GB memory card

7 hr. 20 min.

11 hr. 5 min.

20 hr. 50 min.

When a recording exceeds 4GB, it will be divided and saved as scenes smaller than 4GB.