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What type of Micro SD card best for 4K?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by frankieo11, Jun 30, 2015.

  1. frankieo11

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    I know there's different classes, which is best for 4k recording?
     
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  3. msinger

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    A class 10 card that writes at least at 40MB/s is best if you plan on taking RAW photos. The Phantom only writes 4k video at 7.5MB/s, so most any class 10 card will work. You can find some commonly used memory cards here:

    http://www.PhantomHelp.com/#MemoryCardsP3
     
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    Yes, Class 10 should work for speed. Also get a 128GB size as confirmed will work.
     
  5. ctp

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    Any Class 10 (or U1) marked card will deliver 10MB/s sequential write speed. 4K ad UHD video is recorded at 7.5MB/s (60mbps encoding rate).

    The P3 camera is limited to SD bus "Normal_Speed" (12.5MB/s) so buying a faster card will not help you take photos faster. The only thing a faster card will do is make it quicker to copy the data off the card onto your computer.