Article ID : S1Q0163 / Last Modified : 09/11/2008

How much MPEG video can I take with my Sony® Cyber-shot® Camera on the Memory Stick® media?

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General Notes

  • This chart lists the approximate total recording time which can be saved to the Memory Stick media. The recording time may vary by camera model.
  • Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 10 minutes or to the capacity of the Memory Stick media, whichever is shorter.
  • MPEG VX Fine, MPEG VX Standard, and QVGA are MPEG recording modes available on Sony Cyber-shot cameras.
  • MPEG movies with the video format set to VX Fine can only be recorded on Memory Stick PRO Duo media
  • The combined total of the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds is the total recording time for the MPEG video format and memory stick size.
  • Before you purchase Memory Stick media, be sure to verify it is compatible with your Sony Camera. If the device is not compatible, data recorded to the memory stick may be lost or damaged.

Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, and Memory Stick PRO-HG Media MPEG Recording Times
MPEG Video Format Length Memory Stick Capacity
32MB 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB
QVGA (8.3fps) Hours 1 3 6 11 24 48
Minutes 5 11 23 42 28 00 03 59 04 49
Seconds 50 40 40 50 10 20 30 30 50 20
VX Standard Hours 1 2 6 12
Minutes 1 2 5 10 22 45 30 59 01 12
Seconds 20 50 50 40 00 00 50 50 10 20
VX Fine Hours 1 3
Minutes 2 6 12 25 49 40 23
Seconds 50 00 30 10 50 20 20