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#51 OFFLINE   HoTat2

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 12:43 PM

If an entity refers to a "binary" 1K it represents 2**10 = 1024 (decimal) things, or 1.024 times whatever things represents....


Correct.

... If an entity refers to a "binary" 1G it represents 2**30 = 1.074 exp 9 (decimal) things or 1.074 times whatever things represents.


True again;

But what I'm explaining is if you are converting say a binary 1K to the amount this is in GBs. Then its the 1K / 1024 * 1024 or ~9.54 * 10**-7 GB . Or vice-versa for how much a binary 1G would be in equivalent KBs is the 1G * 1024 * 1024 or ~ 1049 KBs.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 03:38 PM

I was hoping you'd have some way of monitoring the feed.
Trying to compare "viewing" isn't worth much, because our systems [TV, etc.] aren't the same.
You get to read the file size on the drive, but I don't, "other than" knowing 1 hr takes 1% of a drive with 400 GBs, which is about the crudest measurement
possible.


I guess this ends it then unless another D* sub who can get an accurate count wants to try. I don't have any sophisticated monitoring equipment but I assume the byte counter in the Hopper is accurate, and it at least pretends to be since it gives counts to 3 decimal places (better than a slide rule):)

Another data point 1 hr Law & Order - 1.956GB = 4.347Mb/s bit rate

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 04:15 PM

IAnother data point 1 hr Law & Order - 1.956GB = 4.347Mb/s bit rate

Which is "generally" half of what it would be with DirecTV.
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