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Article ID: HXB1158 — Created: 27 Feb 2018 — Reviewed: 27 Feb 2018
How much drive space does a scan require?
Disk space requirements for a scan varies greatly depending on image format, compression, scan region size, camera mode, objective magnification, and so on.
The following table provides a number of disk space estimates for various scans that use the specified settings/configuration.
|15×15 mm||10x||SD||≈700||≈125 MByte|
|15×15 mm||10x||HD||≈560||≈375 MByte|
|15×15 mm||20x||SD||≈2,800||≈500 MByte|
|15×15 mm||20x||HD||≈2,240||≈1,500 MByte|
|15×15 mm||40x||SD||≈11,200||≈2,000 MByte|
|15×15 mm||40x||HD||≈8,960||≈6,000 MByte|
|15×15 mm||60x||SD||≈25,200||≈8,000 MByte|
|15×15 mm||60x||HD||≈20,160||≈24,000 MByte|
The table above assumes the following:
If no Deep Zoom image is included, required disk space can be reduced by approximately 50%.
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