Size of 4K broadcasts?

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pixelstuff
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Size of 4K broadcasts?

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How big are 4K recordings likely to be on the new ATSC 3.0 system?

Full HD interlaced broadcasts in my area seems to run from 3.5 GB to 7 GB per hour depending on the channel.

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We have seen 4K HEVC content in testing range from 13 to 20Mbps. Figure roughly 7GB per hour.

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wayner
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Re: Size of 4K broadcasts?

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So that is similar filesizes to ATSC1.0. I guess that isn't surprising as ATSC 3.0 will be HEVC which is two generations ahead in terms of encoding methodology.

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