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10 minutes of 4k eats up 10 GB of storage!?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Pinch1020, Apr 19, 2015.

  1. Pinch1020

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    Saw a video one YouTube stating that 10 min of 4K will use 10 GB of storage, is that true?
     
  2. Apparition

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    The numbers I saw are about half that. 0.5 gigs/minute.
     
  3. Incuf

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    It records up to 65mbits. That would be 476 mb/min
     
  4. edonovanl

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    No problem either way - just have extra 64G cards with you...
     
  5. eracer

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    Be grateful it's not recording 'true' 4K DCI video. You'd be looking at 1GB/s.

    You'd fill up that 64GB card in a minute....if it could keep up with that kind of data rate (which it couldn't.)
     
  6. gfredrone

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    Flight time is 20 mins. Take the card out and dump it on an external between batteries.
     
  7. Apparition

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    Might be a while before two batteries even comes into play.
     
  8. Rigel2112

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    Cards are cheap.. We don't need no compressiation.
     
  9. bobomet

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    10 minutes of video footage is a lot ... and 2K is plenty of recreational resolution anyway ...
     
  10. blade strike

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    8-9mins is about 2.4gb..

    Remember we are talking mbit's not Mbytes. Remember you can start and stop record for each shot, no need to just let it run.