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Old 11-09-2007, 12:21 PM
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Default Pilot, V-Mate and MP4/WMV Movie Compatibility

Hello,

I will probably be purchasing two Insignia Pilots during the holidays (don't have them now) but I have a couple of questions. Your help is appreciated!

1 - Numerous places throughout the manual, it says:
a - "Plays WMV and MPEG-4 video file format".
b - But then, on page 23 it says, "Your player can show MPEG-4 videos. No other video formats are supported."?

This appears to be contradictory? Which is it; does it play both WMV and MPEG-4, or just MPEG-4?

2 - I purchased a Sandisk V-Mate (Product Link below). It is really neat, it automatically records to a SDHC Card in MPEG-4 format from your VCR, DVD, Cable Box, or any video source using the RCA jacks. The primary reason I bought it was because it recorded directly to MPEG-4, I could then eject the SDHC card and slide it into a Pilot without having to convert it using the ArcSoft software on my computer.

Well, I recorded something last night (just got the v-mate yesterday) and took the SDHC with the recording to my local best buy store, slipped it into the display pilot and the pilot didn't recognize the movie!!!! It navigated through the directories on the card no problem, but didn't recognize or see any ".MP4" files?

I have listed the sample moving settings below that I used, the V-Mates Product specification and the Product link at Sandisk. If someone would like, I can send them the 30 second snipped I recorded to try (forum would not let me upload it).


SAMPLE MOVIE SETTINGS
Quality: Best
Format: MP4(PSP)
Resolution: 320 x 240
Frame Rate (fps): 30 fps

PRODUCT SPECICIFICATIONS
Codecs: MPEG-4 Simple Profile, H.263
Formats: MP4, 3GP, 3G2
Resolution: Up to 640x480 pixels
Frame Rate: Up to 30fps
TV Formats: NTSC & PAL
Record up to 3.5 hours of high quality video per gigabyte**

PRODUCT LINK
http://www.sandisk.com/Products/Catalog(1209)-SanDisk_VMate_Video_Memory_Card_Recorder.aspx

Thanks,


Tony
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