Video bitrate: DCP 2K Full

Uncompressed bitrate

  • Megapixels: 2.2 MP (2,211,840 pixels)
  • Aspect ratio: 1.90:1 (DCI/Digital cinema)
  • 1 frame of RGB 3x8bit: 6.64 MB (2.2 MP x 24 bits)
  • Interlaced: 24 fps x 6.64 MB x 50% (interlacing) = 637 Mbps = 79.6 MB/s
  • Progressive: 24 fps x 6.64 MB = 1.27 Gbps = 159 MB/s
  • Longer durations: 9.56 GB/min = 573 GB/hr

Estimated compressed bitrates

  • HDCAM SR HQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 880 Mbps) (compression: 1.3:1 or 76.9%):
    980 Mbps = 123 MB/s = 7.35 GB/min = 441 GB/hr
  • HDCAM SR SQ (1080p25 @ 10bit = 440 Mbps) (compression: 2.7:1 or 37%):
    472 Mbps = 59 MB/s = 3.54 GB/min = 212 GB/hr
  • Pure YCbCr 4:2:2 (compression: 3:1 or 33.3%):
    425 Mbps = 53.1 MB/s = 3.19 GB/min = 191 GB/hr
  • Prores444 (1080p25 = 275 Mbps) (compression: 4.5:1 or 22.2%):
    283 Mbps = 35.4 MB/s = 2.12 GB/min = 127 GB/hr
  • Prores422 (1080p25 = 184 Mbps) (compression: 6.7:1 or 14.9%):
    190 Mbps = 23.8 MB/s = 1.43 GB/min = 85.6 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 42 Codec (compression: 7.5:1 or 13.3%):
    170 Mbps = 21.2 MB/s = 1.27 GB/min = 76.4 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp24 (compression: 7.6:1 or 13.2%):
    168 Mbps = 21 MB/s = 1.26 GB/min = 75.4 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO HD 4:2:2 Y′CbCr (1080i50 = 115 Mbps) (compression: 8.6:1 or 11.6%):
    148 Mbps = 18.5 MB/s = 1.11 GB/min = 66.7 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 36 Codec (compression: 9:1 or 11.1%):
    142 Mbps = 17.7 MB/s = 1.06 GB/min = 63.7 GB/hr
  • REDCODE 28 Codec (compression: 10:1 or 10%):
    127 Mbps = 15.9 MB/s = 956 MB/min = 57.3 GB/hr
  • JPEG2000 250Mbps for 2Kp48 (compression: 15.3:1 or 6.5%):
    83.3 Mbps = 10.4 MB/s = 625 MB/min = 37.5 GB/hr
  • MPEG2 High (1080p25 = 80 Mbps) (compression: 15.5:1 or 6.5%):
    82.2 Mbps = 10.3 MB/s = 616 MB/min = 37 GB/hr
  • DVD MPEG2 (480p25 = 9.8 Mbps) (compression: 21.1:1 or 4.7%):
    60.4 Mbps = 7.55 MB/s = 453 MB/min = 27.2 GB/hr
  • DVCPRO50 (1080p25 = 50 Mbps) (compression: 24.8:1 or 4%):
    51.4 Mbps = 6.42 MB/s = 385 MB/min = 23.1 GB/hr
  • BluRay H.264 (1080p25 = 38 Mbps) (compression: 32.6:1 or 3.1%):
    39.1 Mbps = 4.89 MB/s = 293 MB/min = 17.6 GB/hr