Originally Posted By: "whitlock"
You could try doing the external RAID route, though having to use the camera to import at near real time OR using a bulky reader which doesn't record enough seems like two more hurdles to go through.


there are obvious existing solutions, but i don't have $10k, and feel like there is a diy solution, they price this stuff like they're selling to the military.


Originally Posted By: "whitlock"
IF P2 (here I'm not sure) dumps the video as a raw file for later editing in a hurry so you just have to have a small spare to write to while swapping out cards, then that may be doable.


it outputs a low compression codec file that is supported by final cut studio. the goal is dump it as fast as possible so you can reformat them before you need to switch them, you can switch cards while recording.