EN: Hdv


A next generation High Definition videotape format using 1/2-inch wide tape stock recording either 22:22:22 10bit HD video, 22:11:11 10bit HD Video or a special double speed mode for 2 channels of 22:11:11 10 bit HD Video. Also developed by Sony, it uses a light compression scheme to reduce the data rate 2.7:1 (for 22:11:11) to approximately 440Mb/s.
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