Article ID : S1Q0169 / Last Modified : 09/11/2008

How much MPEG video can I take with my Sony® Cyber-shot® DSC-T500 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.
  • Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 10 minutes or to the capacity of the Memory Stick media, whichever is shorter.
  • 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
1280 x720 Fine Hours 1 3
Minutes 2 5 12 24 48 37 17
Seconds 50 50 00 30 30 30 50
1280 x 720 Standard Hours 1 2 4
Minutes 4 8 17 36 11 32 51
Seconds 10 40 50 00 30 40 30
VGA (30 fps) Hours 1 2 4 9
Minutes 1 2 4 7 16 33 08 15 32 13
Seconds 00 00 20 50 30 50 30 50 50 20