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How Many Hours Recording With 1tb Space?


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#1 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 06:38 PM

How many hours approximately of HD Recording Capacity would you have if you have 1TB of storage space? I have calculated approximately 200 hours. Does this sound about right?
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#2 OFFLINE   EXTREMUM

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 06:58 PM

1 hr of MPEG2 SD = approx 1 GB
1 hr of MPEG2 HD = approx 4 - 5 GB
1 hr of MPEG4 HD = approx 2 - 3 GB

Do the math...


With MPEG2-HD, about 200+ HD hours.

Once MPEG4-HD goes absolute, about 330+ HD hours. :allthumbs
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#3 OFFLINE   Tahoe41

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 07:10 PM

With MPEG2-HD, about 200+ HD hours.

Once MPEG4-HD goes absolute, about 330+ HD hours. :allthumbs


I would agree with the above statement. I have a 1 TB drive that is only 80 percent full, but based on the number of hours stored, I am projecting about 250 to 260 hours of total storage. That is probably a mix of MPEG-2 and -4 recordings.

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#4 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 07:59 PM

Thanks guys for the info!
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Posted 02 February 2008 - 02:30 PM

for the record its not 'memory'. its just disc storage space.
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