Article ID : S1Q0321 / Last Modified : 03/10/2009

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 size of the movie file is limited to approximately 2GB 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
VX Fine
Audio:Mono
Hours 1 3
Minutes 3 6 13 28 56 53 51
Seconds 00 40 50 30 20 50 40
VX Standard
Audio: Mono
Hours 1 2 5
Minutes 4 9 20 41 22 46 38
Seconds 30 50 20 30 10 10 00
VGA (30 fps)
Audio: Mono
Hours 1 2 5 11
Minutes 2 5 9 19 40 23 44 32 16
Seconds 50 10 00 20 50 50 20 30 30 10