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Registered: ‎09-26-2019

C200 Bit Rate question!!

Hi,

We've been regularly shooting 4k 8 bit on the C200. We have exclusively been recording using Sandisk Extreme Pro 128gb 95MB/s SD cards. Since checking the c200 data specs online, I realised we are nowhere near the apparent 150MB/s write speed that the c200 outputs.

 

But we have never had an issue, not even write speed warnings, or noticeable video compression.

 

Can anyone shed some light on this? thanks!

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Posts: 46
Registered: ‎07-03-2019

Re: C200 Bit Rate question!!

Hi jakabhai,

 

It is definitely possible that you won't experience issues with your current card, but it could depend on many factors. The camera has its own buffer built in so it is likely that in the time you have been shooting with it, the card and buffer are able to work together and keep things moving fine for the duration of the clip, for example.

 

One important thing to keep in mind especially when using a slower writing card is to leave the camera powered on for about 30 seconds to a minute after you finish recording so that the camera can clear the buffer and finish writing and finalizing the data onto your card.

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