Article ID : 00107824 / Last Modified : 06/30/2017

Why does "System Error" display on the camera when recording movies?

System Error displays on the camera when recording movies.

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This message may appear if the transfer rate of the memory card is too slow and the data cannot be written to the memory card. We recommend the use of following memory cards for recording movies:

  • SD Memory Cards, SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards with Class 4 or more.
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (MARK2) and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo media.