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What is HDV? • Combines High Definition (HD) with Digital Video (DV) • Enables record & playback of high definition video on MiniDV size tapes. • Same record times as DV format (60min. SP mode) • HDV Consortium: JVC, Canon, Sharp & Sony • 16:9 Aspect Ratio • Adoption of 1080i, 720p formats for high definition recording and playback • HD1 Mode: 720p/19Mbps – 25/30/50/60 Framed per second • HD2 Mode: 1080i/25Mbps – 50/60 Frames per second • IEEE1394 (Firewire/iLINK) interface
“The professional’s tape solution for all three formats” HDV and HDV logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation and Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC)
Summary of HDVformat HD1 mode HD2 mode Media Same as DV format (DV and/or Mini DV cassette tape) Video Video signal 720p/25, 720p/50 720p/30, 720p/60 1080i/50, 1080i/60 Number of pixels 1280 ×720 1440 × 1080 Aspect ratio 16:9 Compression MPEG-2 Video (profile & level: MP@H-14) Sampling frequency 74.25 MHz 55.6875 MHz Sampling format 4:2:0 Quantization 8 bits (both luminance and chrominance) Bit rate after compression Approximately 19 Mbps Approximately 25 Mbps Audio Compression MPEG-1 Audio Layer II Sampling frequency 48 kHz Quantization 16 bits Bit rate after compression 384 kbps Audio mode Stereo (2 channels) System Data format MPEG2 Systems Stream type Transport Stream Packetized Elementary Stream Stream interface IEEE1394 (MPEG-TS)