Betacam SX (1996)

A digital tape recording format that uses a constrained version of MPEG-2 compression at the 4:2:2 profile, Main Level (422P@ML). The compression is 10:1 and uses a 2-frame GOP (one I and one B frame), making it slightly more difficult to edit. It uses half-inch tape cassettes.

See also: MPEG-2