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How much MPEG video can I take with my Sony® Cyber-shot® Camera on the
Memory Stick® media?
Posted: 9/11/2008

General Notes

  • This chart lists the approximate recording time which can be saved to the Memory Stick media. The recording time may vary by camera model. For model specific information, please refer to the supplied instruction manual for your device.
  • MPEG VX Fine, MPEG VX Standard, and Video Mail are MPEG recording modes on the Sony Cyber-shot camera. Recording modes vary by model. For model specific information, please refer to the supplied instruction manual for your device.
  • 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.
  • Some Sony Cyber-shot cameras may not accurately display the remaining media capacity.
  • The combined total of the Hours, Minutes, and Seconds is the total recording time for the MPEG video format and memory stick size.

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
QCIF (video mail) Hours 1 2 5 11 24 48 96 195
Minutes 23 47 34 51 48 51 18 01 19 17
Seconds 34 18 49 25 33 25 30 45 59 34
CIF Hours 1 2 6 12 24 48
Minutes 5 11 23 42 27 57 04 00 04 49
Seconds 53 44 42 51 08 51 37 26 59 23
HQ Hours 1 3 6 12
Minutes 1 2 5 10 21 44 31 00 01 12
Seconds 23 57 55 42 47 27 09 06 14 20
VX Standard Hours 1 3 6 12
Minutes 1 2 5 10 21 44 31 00 01 12
Seconds 23 57 55 42 47 27 09 06 12 20
VX Fine Hours 1 3
Minutes 1 2 6 12 25 50 40 23
Seconds 24 49 30 58 03 21 19 01 20 25