Video bitrate: Panasonic DVCPRO25

Uncompressed bitrate

  • Megapixels: 1.6 MP (1,555,200 pixels)
  • Aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (TV 4:3)
  • 1 frame of RGB 3x8bit: 4.67 MB (1.6 MP x 24 bits)
  • Interlaced: 25 fps x 4.67 MB x 50% (interlacing) = 467 Mbps = 58.3 MB/s
  • Progressive: 25 fps x 4.67 MB = 933 Mbps = 117 MB/s
  • Longer durations: 7 GB/min = 420 GB/hr

Estimated compressed bitrates

  • HDCAM SR HQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 880 Mbps) (compression: 1.3:1 or 76.9%):
    718 Mbps = 89.7 MB/s = 5.38 GB/min = 323 GB/hr
  • HDCAM SR SQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 440 Mbps) (compression: 2.7:1 or 37%):
    346 Mbps = 43.2 MB/s = 2.59 GB/min = 156 GB/hr
  • Pure YCbCr 4:2:2 (compression: 3:1 or 33.3%):
    311 Mbps = 38.9 MB/s = 2.33 GB/min = 140 GB/hr
  • Prores444 (1080p25 = 275 Mbps) (compression: 4.5:1 or 22.2%):
    207 Mbps = 25.9 MB/s = 1.56 GB/min = 93.3 GB/hr
  • Prores422 (1080p25 = 184 Mbps) (compression: 6.7:1 or 14.9%):
    139 Mbps = 17.4 MB/s = 1.04 GB/min = 62.7 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 42 Codec (compression: 7.5:1 or 13.3%):
    124 Mbps = 15.6 MB/s = 933 MB/min = 56 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp24 (compression: 7.6:1 or 13.2%):
    123 Mbps = 15.3 MB/s = 921 MB/min = 55.3 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO HD 4:2:2 Y′CbCr (1080i50 = 115 Mbps) (compression: 8.6:1 or 11.6%):
    109 Mbps = 13.6 MB/s = 814 MB/min = 48.8 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 36 Codec (compression: 9:1 or 11.1%):
    104 Mbps = 13 MB/s = 778 MB/min = 46.7 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 28 Codec (compression: 10:1 or 10%):
    93.3 Mbps = 11.7 MB/s = 700 MB/min = 42 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp48 (compression: 15.3:1 or 6.5%):
    61 Mbps = 7.62 MB/s = 457 MB/min = 27.4 GB/hr
  • MPEG2 High (1080p25 = 80 Mbps) (compression: 15.5:1 or 6.5%):
    60.2 Mbps = 7.53 MB/s = 452 MB/min = 27.1 GB/hr
  • DVD MPEG2 (480p25 = 9.8 Mbps) (compression: 21.1:1 or 4.7%):
    44.2 Mbps = 5.53 MB/s = 332 MB/min = 19.9 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO50 (1080p25 = 50 Mbps) (compression: 24.8:1 or 4%):
    37.6 Mbps = 4.7 MB/s = 282 MB/min = 16.9 GB/hr
  • BluRay H.264 (1080p25 = 38 Mbps) (compression: 32.6:1 or 3.1%):
    28.6 Mbps = 3.58 MB/s = 215 MB/min = 12.9 GB/hr