Article ID : S1Q0323 / Last Modified : 03/10/2009

How much MPEG video can I take with my Sony® Cyber-shot® DSC-G3 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 limited to 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
VX Fine Hours 1 3
Minutes 2 6 12 25 49 39 22
Seconds 50 00 20 00 20 40 50
VX Standard Hours 1 2 5 12
Minutes 1 2 5 10 21 44 30 58 59 10
Seconds 10 40 30 20 40 20 10 00 20 20
QVGA (8.3 fps) Hours 1 2 6 11 23 48
Minutes 4 10 22 41 25 57 01 52 57 41
Seconds 40 40 30 30 20 40 00 00 30 50