Panasonic VariCam HS

The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the Panasonic VariCam HS website and/or camera manual. All information is subject to change, and all data rates and recording times are approximate values. Bit rates and recording times will vary depending on the content being captured.

Panasonic VariCam HS Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the Panasonic VariCam HS camera.

Card Type Notes
P2 memory card (with some restrictions) *The P2 memory card cannot be used if it is in ProRes format, [AVC-Intra2K 444], [AVC-Intra444], or [AVC-Intra200] formats, or when the variable frame rate function is enabled.
*P2 memory cards of 2 GB cannot be used.
*R, A, and E series P2 memory cards cannot be used for 1080/59.94P and 1080/50P.
microP2 memory card *Proxy data can be recorded simultaneously in the sub recorder (with some restrictions)

Panasonic VariCam HS Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate recording times of the Panasonic VariCam HS camera using various recording formats, memory card types and memory card sizes.

Main Codec
CODEC   fps Recording Time mins using 256GB expressP2
AVC-Intra 4K 444 VFR On 50/60 64
AVC-Intra 200 VFR On 50/60 64
AVC-Intra 100 VFR On 50/60 128
AVC-Intra 100 VFR On 200 32
ProRes 422 HQ VFR On 60 60
Sub codec
CODEC   fps Recording Time mins using 64GB microP2
AVC-Intra 100   25.00p/29.97p 64
AVC-LongG 50   25.00p/29.97p 128
AVC-LongG 25   25.00p/29.97p 256

Figures are for continuous recording as one clip. Depending on the number of clips, the overall recording time may be shorter than the above.

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