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Old March 5th, 2008, 10:23 PM   #1
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how much storage do i need?

sorry for the newbie type question

trying to comprehend the needed storage capacity for a documentary workflow.

how much room in gigs does 1 hour of sd footage need?

how much room in gigs does 1 hour of sony hdv sp footage from a ex1 need? (shot at 720/30p)

how much room in gigs does 1 hour of sony excam hq footage from a ex1 need? (shot at 720/30p)

thanks in advance for any information or links u care to offer

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Old March 5th, 2008, 10:50 PM   #2
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DV is 13 GB per hour.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 11:00 PM   #3
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DV is 13 GB per hour.
thank you edward

anyone with knowledge of the gigs needed for 1 hour of sony hdv via ex1's sp setting?

how about gigs needed for 1 hour of sony ex1's hq footage?

any and all thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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Old March 6th, 2008, 07:59 AM   #4
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any and all thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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The simple solution... Buy the largest fastest drives you can afford!

Does your budget support multiple 750GB SATA drives in a RAID,
a 1TB external drive with multiple interfaces, or a 300GB firewire drive?
Also don't forget to factor a backup solution into your budget as well.
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