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XS32 File Size

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by sbheaven, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. sbheaven

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    How can I find out the file size of a recording on the XS32?
     
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    I don't believe you can see the exact filesize on the XS32.

    You can get an idea by running though the "DVD video creation" menus; this will show you a green line with how much of a DVD you would be filling, you can then abort and not create it.

    Alternatively you could use a bitrate calculator to calculate the size (as you can get both the length and the bitrate by looking at the title on the XS32). Here is one.
    http://www.videohelp.com/calc.htm

    Mark
     
  3. Jungle

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    Could any one help on how to burn a 2.5hours video into a standard DVD-R (in DVD video mode) quickly using XS32. Currently I have to use rate conversion dubbing to copy the content onto a DVDRAM or DVDRW (it take 2.5 hours), then copy the converted video back to HD (take 30 minutes), then burn the content to a DVD-R. It takes more than 3 hours to do that.

    Thanks in advance.

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  4. jdarushall

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    Either I haven't read your question correctly or you have missed the point of different AV quality settings.

    Set one of the modes to be 4.0 (before recording) and you should get a recording that fits straight onto a DVD-R.

    SP will allow about 2hrs 8 mins on a DVD with a rate of 4.6, when you set the rate it will say at the bottom of the screen approx how much will fit on a DVD.

    For ones you have already done the only way is to do a rate convert which will take 2.5hours to do.
     
  5. sbheaven

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    What I do is use 2 DVD-Rs after recording on the HDD using High Rate Save - more expensive on DVDs - but these days they do not cost very much and it is simple and quick

    I find that using high rate save I can typically get 1 hr 20 minutes on a DVD. As an example I managed to get all of 2 hours and 50 minutes on Saving Private Ryan on 2 DVDs (again recorded at high rate save)
     

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