Digital8

AKA
Di8, 8mm
Era
1999–2007
Format
digital
Format2
Cassette
Developed by
Sony
Manufacturers
Sony
Market
Consumer
(Max) Capacity
90 minutes
Size
9.5 × 6.2 × 1.5 cm
Color
Color
Encoding
Compressed 4:1:1
Tape type
Evaporated Metal / Metal Particle
Tape width
0.315"
Bandwidth
720H
Fun facts
A Video8 or Hi8 tape can be recorded in digital mode, but a 2 hour tape could only store 1 hour of digital content
While predecessor 8mm formats Video8 and Hi8 were analog, Digital8 stored digital video
Digital8 decks could only record in DV but could still read Video8 and Hi8 tapes