Fascinated by microSD

In my previous post, I showed a video that I shot while riding my bike. I think it’s pretty cool that I was able to record two hours of HD footage on a single card. In fact, I only filled up about half of the 16 gigabyte card.

Here’s what the card looks like:

To give you a little perspective on its size, let’s compare it to something. Here it is next to a 2 GB microSD card:

🙂 Okay, maybe I should compare it to something else. Here it is on a DVD:

That little card holds the same amount of data as 23 CDs, and it cost less than $50. Pretty cool.

And if you’re wondering what the original video quality looks like from the camera, here’s a segment of the original recording that hasn’t been recompressed.

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