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What is, if any, the maximum lenght (in time) or size of a presentation?
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James Allen

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Ray Durkin

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Hi James,

Theoretically there is no limit.  You start running into things like the internet connection to the media player and the horsepower of the media player at times that will affect the ability of the presentation to play as planned.     

Practically speaking, I've seen clients begin to report issues with presentation sizes over 15,360 x 1080.  On the time limit, I've not had anyone contact me about issues on maximum duration.

I hope that helps!
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The problem we are running into is that we have a client who wants a series of videos ranging from 10 seconds to 30 seconds totally one hour in length. We contacted Cenique who confirms that the C110 is capable of this request and that the problems we are having is due to a formatting issue. The symptoms of this error or problem we're dealing with is that once we reached a total of 28 minutes and attempt to make changes or add more content to that presentation the display iturns all white with nothing changing until we go down to Physically reset the unit. We are using MP4 format.
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James,

Good thinking calling Cenique as this does seem to point to the Cenique player.  However, before you contact them back again, please convert your MP4 movies to WebM and that may clear this all up for you.

Thank you,
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Well, we have created two loops. One with (Android) MP4 formatting and one with WebM, and both have caused the player to display the main screen of the player. I am guessing that we have reached well pass the limitations of the player.
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If the videos are played back to back. Why not just combined them into a single video or into a smaller amount. For example, Say if you have 20 small videos that play consecutively, I would combine them to make 5 separate videos. Yes it's more work but downloading every little video to the player leaves you with a chance of failure. Especially if your changing them all the time. I would make a group and if a video needs changing then change the group. That way when your changing the presentation, it checks for 5 videos instead of 20. Helps with the resources of the player.