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Creative COW Magazine presents Tape Formats, Bit Depths, Data Rates & Storage Requirements



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A very common question that surfaces on the Creative Cow forums is one that deals with formats, data rates and storage requirements. So thanks to our friends at Creative Media Partners (www.creativemediapartners.net) in Burbank, California, who have compiled the information below, we'd like to offer it for use by our members....



NameCompressionData Rate MbpsBits per SampleSampling Ratio
D1 - SD (Sony)Not Compressed27084:2:2
D2 - SD (Sony/Ampex)Not Compressed14384:2:2:4
D3 - SD (Panasonic)Not Compressed14384:0:0
D5 - HD (Panasonic)Compressed: 5:1270104:2:2
D6 - HD (Thomson)Not Compressed 1500 8 - 10 for Y channel 4:2:2
D7 - SD (DVC Pro -Panasonic, Philips, Ikegami)Intraframe: 5:12584:1:1
D9 - SD (Digital S JVC)Intraframe: 3.3:15084:2:2
D9 - HD (Digital S JVC)Intraframe: 6.6:110084:2:2
D10 - SDIntraframe: 3.3:15084:2:2
HDCAM SR (Sony)Compressed: 2.7:1; 4:1440104:2:2; 4:4:4
HDCAM (Sony)Compressed: 4:4:113584:2:2
DVC PRO HDIntraframe: 6.7:110084:2:2
Digital Betacam - SD (Sony)Compressed: 2:190104:2:2
MPEG IMX - SD (Sony)Intraframe: 3.3:15084:2:2
DVC Pro 50 (Panasonic)Intraframe: 3.3:15084:2:2
Betacam SX (Sony)Interframe: 5:11884:2:2
DV/HDVIntraframe: 5:12584:1:1 NTSC, 4:2:0 PAL
Digital 8 (Sony, Hitachi)Intraframe: 5:12584:1:1 NTSC, 4:2:0 PAL
DVCAM (Sony)Intraframe: 5:12584:1:1 NTSC, 4:2:0 PAL


ResolutionFrames Per SecondBits Per SampleSample RateStorage Per MinuteStorage Per Hour
4K (4096x3112) Film24104:4:4102.57 GB6.15 TB
2K (2048x1536) Film24104:4:417 GB1.02 TB
1920x1080i HD29.97104:4:414 GB840 GB
1920x1080i HD29.97104:2:29.3 GB560 GB
1280x720p HD59.94104:2:28.3 GB498 GB
1920x1080p HD23.976104:2:27.4 GB448 GB
1920x1080i HD23.9784:2:27.3 GB439 GB
1280x720p HD59.9484:2:26.3 GB376 GB
1920x1080i DNxHD 220 (Avid) 29.97 10 or 84:2:21.6 GB100 GB
1280x720p DNxHD 220 (Avid) 59.94 10 or 84:2:21.6 GB100 GB
1920x1080p DNxHD 220 (Avid) 23.976 10 or 84:2:21.3 GB79 GB
1920x1080i DNxHD 145 (Avid) 29.97 84:2:2.93 GB56 GB
720x486 SD 1:129.97104:2:21.5 GB91 GB
720x486 SD 1:129.9784:2:21.2 GB72 GB
Sony IMX MPEG229.9784:2:0375 MB22.5 GB
HDV29.9784:1:1187 MB11.25 GB
DV 5029.9784:2:2375 MB22.5 GB
DV 2529.9784:1:1187.6 MB11.25 GB
48.1 Khz Audio8 tracks16 46.1 MB2.8 GB
96 Khz Audio8 tracks24 138 MB 


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