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Video footage lost on sd card

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Fisch-Eagle, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. Fisch-Eagle

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    i took some video footage yesterday of a couple. The first session I took about 8 video clips and the flight log shows that approximately 8 min of video was taken. I then changed batteries and took about 13 video clips in the second session which amounts to 15 min of video.
    Only the last 9 clips is visible on the SD card, all the other video clips are gone. I have tried recovery on the disk and all the old deleted files are recovered but nothing of the other files I recorded yesterday are recovered. The flight log shows thumbnales of the files that were recorded.
    The version of Dji Go is ver 2.8.3 and the firmware version on the drone is v1.8.80.
    Anyone experienced this and please advice if it is possible to recover the footage and how.
     
  2. dehnstjohn

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    What is the capacity of your card, and was it maxed out? I use a 64Gig card and have never come close to maxing mine out but I have wondered if there is some on screen warning that comes up in the GoApp that lets you know if you are approaching the capacity limit on the card.
    I know there is a setting in the app to delete cashed video on the tablet or phone once it reaches a certain size but not sure if it would affect the SD card.
     
  3. DPD

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    I would like to know the answer to that, I was thinking the exact same thing. Will the GO App tell you when the SD car was almost full or not?


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  4. Fisch-Eagle

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    I use a 16gb card and I deleted the old files before I did the shoot. I had 14gb available before the shoot. I was recording the video in the MP4 format.
     
  5. 3mpty

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    Try photorec to recover deleted files
     
  6. RocketBrew

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    You get a small message in the upper right of the screen (on iOS) that "SD Card is Full".
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  7. henri2398

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    If you have not added any new data just only to overwrite data on your SD card, then you can try Digital Media Recovery Tool for Windows/Mac to restore your missing video clips from your SD card. The free trial version of the tool is available that scan your SD card and shows the recoverable media files. If recovery tool shows you the preview of video clips, only then you can proceed further to purchase full version of the tool to restore and save your missing or lost video clips from SD card.