Video bitrate: Panasonic DVCPRO-HD

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: 50 fps x 4.67 MB x 50% (interlacing) = 933 Mbps = 117 MB/s
  • Progressive: 50 fps x 4.67 MB = 1.87 Gbps = 233 MB/s
  • Longer durations: 14 GB/min = 840 GB/hr

Estimated compressed bitrates

  • HDCAM SR HQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 880 Mbps) (compression: 1.3:1 or 76.9%):
    1.44 Gbps = 179 MB/s = 10.8 GB/min = 646 GB/hr
  • HDCAM SR SQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 440 Mbps) (compression: 2.7:1 or 37%):
    691 Mbps = 86.4 MB/s = 5.18 GB/min = 311 GB/hr
  • Pure YCbCr 4:2:2 (compression: 3:1 or 33.3%):
    622 Mbps = 77.8 MB/s = 4.67 GB/min = 280 GB/hr
  • Prores444 (1080p25 = 275 Mbps) (compression: 4.5:1 or 22.2%):
    415 Mbps = 51.8 MB/s = 3.11 GB/min = 187 GB/hr
  • Prores422 (1080p25 = 184 Mbps) (compression: 6.7:1 or 14.9%):
    279 Mbps = 34.8 MB/s = 2.09 GB/min = 125 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 42 Codec (compression: 7.5:1 or 13.3%):
    249 Mbps = 31.1 MB/s = 1.87 GB/min = 112 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp24 (compression: 7.6:1 or 13.2%):
    246 Mbps = 30.7 MB/s = 1.84 GB/min = 111 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO HD 4:2:2 Y′CbCr (1080i50 = 115 Mbps) (compression: 8.6:1 or 11.6%):
    217 Mbps = 27.1 MB/s = 1.63 GB/min = 97.7 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 36 Codec (compression: 9:1 or 11.1%):
    207 Mbps = 25.9 MB/s = 1.56 GB/min = 93.3 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 28 Codec (compression: 10:1 or 10%):
    187 Mbps = 23.3 MB/s = 1.4 GB/min = 84 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp48 (compression: 15.3:1 or 6.5%):
    122 Mbps = 15.2 MB/s = 915 MB/min = 54.9 GB/hr
  • MPEG2 High (1080p25 = 80 Mbps) (compression: 15.5:1 or 6.5%):
    120 Mbps = 15.1 MB/s = 903 MB/min = 54.2 GB/hr
  • DVD MPEG2 (480p25 = 9.8 Mbps) (compression: 21.1:1 or 4.7%):
    88.4 Mbps = 11.1 MB/s = 663 MB/min = 39.8 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO50 (1080p25 = 50 Mbps) (compression: 24.8:1 or 4%):
    75.3 Mbps = 9.41 MB/s = 564 MB/min = 33.9 GB/hr
  • BluRay H.264 (1080p25 = 38 Mbps) (compression: 32.6:1 or 3.1%):
    57.2 Mbps = 7.16 MB/s = 429 MB/min = 25.8 GB/hr