HDCAM

AKA
SMPTE 367M, D-11
Era
1997–2016
Format
digital
Format2
Cassette
Developed by
JVC
Manufacturers
JVC
Market
Professional
(Max) Capacity
Small: 40 minutes Large: 124 minutes
Size
Small: 15.6 cm × 9.6 cm × 2.5 cm Large: 25.4 cm × 14.5 cm × 2.5 cm
Color
1080I
Encoding
Compressed High Definition
Tape type
Metal Particle
Tape width
0.5"
Bandwidth
1440H
Fun facts
HDCAM cassettes were the same size as original Betacam but had a distinctive orange lid (and HDCAM SR cassettes were black with a cyan lid)
This was the first HD video format available in a Betacam-sized cassette
This format's codec used non-square pixels
This format's codec used non-square pixels, so the recorded 1440x1080 content was then upsampled to 1920x1080 on playback
This format's codec used non-square pixels, so the recorded 1440x1080 content was then upsampled to 1920x1080 on playback