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as it takes short video and automatically stop only after 8 seconds. it is very limited. please someone lets me know why.

closed as off-topic by Philip Kendall, Tetsujin, Itai, Crazy Dino, Michael C Mar 9 '18 at 15:13

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    What SD-Card are you using? – flolilo Mar 9 '18 at 14:29
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You are probably shooting a video snapshot instead of a movie. Their length is selectable between 2, 4, and 8 seconds. That would mean you can't shoot photos without first disabling video snapshots in the menu.

To shoot a movie, set your power switch to the video camera symbol.

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