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Re: HD recording specs

>I'm looking into an HD recording setup, on a Mac-based system.  My 
>question is: how fast does the hard drive have to be for HD recording?  
>Under 10ms?  The system I'm looking at, a 300mHz G3 has an IDE drive.  
>Will this cut it, or will I need to invest in a wide/fast SCSI card and a 
>Travis Hartnett

You'll get a pretty low track count out of the IDE drive. You can 
probably use a regular SCSI drive attached to the mac's built in SCSI, 
you don't really need super-fast drives but the faster the better. Go for 
less than 10ms sek time and sustained transfer of 10Mb/s or more. 

Martin Shellard