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Zoom R24 vs SD Card

Discussion in 'Recording' started by ray1018, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. ray1018

    ray1018 Active Member

    Hi All,

    I'm just received my R24. Just wondering, Recording in 48khz-24Bit-8 Channels-with 16GB-how many hours to go?

    Thanks for advice.
     
  2. Boswell

    Boswell Moderator Distinguished Member

    Do the sums:

    Rate is 48000 samples/sec x 8 tracks x 3 bytes/sample = 1.152 x 10^6 bytes/sec = 6.912 x 10^7 bytes/min.

    Capacity is 16GB = 1.7 x 10^10 bytes (although probably not all usable)

    Dividing capacity by rate gives around 248 minutes = a little more than 4 hours.
     

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