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Jim ArcoFile sizes very large with Media Express
by on Nov 14, 2012 at 2:00:20 pm

I have started capturing some old SVHS tapes (std resolution 4:3 NTSC) using Intensity Shuttle and Media Express. The files are much larger than I would expect - typically 6Gb for a five minute clip. I have hours of tapes to capture and will quickly run out of disk space at this rate.

Is there some setting that would make file sizes more in-line with a captured DV tape? (about 13Gb per hour)


Jim


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Mike SquiresRe: File sizes very large with Media Express
by on Nov 14, 2012 at 3:19:01 pm

You're probably capturing in uncompressed. Try MJPEG (motion jpeg), it gives nice results, and really cuts down on the file sizes.


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Glenn SakatchRe: File sizes very large with Media Express
by on Nov 14, 2012 at 7:38:12 pm

Uncompressed HD is about 1 gig per minute

Glenn


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Mike SquiresRe: File sizes very large with Media Express
by on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:04:12 pm

Uncompressed SD is about 1GB per minute, HD is about 7GB per minute. (Assuming 8-bit 4:2:2).


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