Video bitrate: HDCAM SR HQ

Uncompressed bitrate

  • Megapixels: 1.6 MP (1,555,200 pixels)
  • Aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (TV 4:3)
  • 1 frame of RGB 3x10bit: 5.83 MB (1.6 MP x 30 bits)
  • Interlaced: 25 fps x 5.83 MB x 50% (interlacing) = 583 Mbps = 72.9 MB/s
  • Progressive: 25 fps x 5.83 MB = 1.17 Gbps = 146 MB/s
  • Longer durations: 8.75 GB/min = 525 GB/hr

Estimated compressed bitrates

  • HDCAM SR HQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 880 Mbps) (compression: 1.3:1 or 76.9%):
    897 Mbps = 112 MB/s = 6.73 GB/min = 404 GB/hr
  • HDCAM SR SQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 440 Mbps) (compression: 2.7:1 or 37%):
    432 Mbps = 54 MB/s = 3.24 GB/min = 194 GB/hr
  • Pure YCbCr 4:2:2 (compression: 3:1 or 33.3%):
    389 Mbps = 48.6 MB/s = 2.92 GB/min = 175 GB/hr
  • Prores444 (1080p25 = 275 Mbps) (compression: 4.5:1 or 22.2%):
    259 Mbps = 32.4 MB/s = 1.94 GB/min = 117 GB/hr
  • Prores422 (1080p25 = 184 Mbps) (compression: 6.7:1 or 14.9%):
    174 Mbps = 21.8 MB/s = 1.31 GB/min = 78.3 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 42 Codec (compression: 7.5:1 or 13.3%):
    156 Mbps = 19.4 MB/s = 1.17 GB/min = 70 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp24 (compression: 7.6:1 or 13.2%):
    153 Mbps = 19.2 MB/s = 1.15 GB/min = 69.1 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO HD 4:2:2 Y′CbCr (1080i50 = 115 Mbps) (compression: 8.6:1 or 11.6%):
    136 Mbps = 17 MB/s = 1.02 GB/min = 61 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 36 Codec (compression: 9:1 or 11.1%):
    130 Mbps = 16.2 MB/s = 972 MB/min = 58.3 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 28 Codec (compression: 10:1 or 10%):
    117 Mbps = 14.6 MB/s = 875 MB/min = 52.5 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp48 (compression: 15.3:1 or 6.5%):
    76.2 Mbps = 9.53 MB/s = 572 MB/min = 34.3 GB/hr
  • MPEG2 High (1080p25 = 80 Mbps) (compression: 15.5:1 or 6.5%):
    75.3 Mbps = 9.41 MB/s = 564 MB/min = 33.9 GB/hr
  • DVD MPEG2 (480p25 = 9.8 Mbps) (compression: 21.1:1 or 4.7%):
    55.3 Mbps = 6.91 MB/s = 415 MB/min = 24.9 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO50 (1080p25 = 50 Mbps) (compression: 24.8:1 or 4%):
    47 Mbps = 5.88 MB/s = 353 MB/min = 21.2 GB/hr
  • BluRay H.264 (1080p25 = 38 Mbps) (compression: 32.6:1 or 3.1%):
    35.8 Mbps = 4.47 MB/s = 268 MB/min = 16.1 GB/hr