Panasonic P2 Card Format Specifications

A P2 card is a PC Card containing four Secure Digital memory cards ganged together in a RAID 0 array, providing quadruple the capacity and transfer speed of a single Secure Digital card. P2 cards are formatted using the FAT32 file system, which limits the size of a single file to 4 GB. For example, if you record continuously on an 8 GB P2 card, a single shot will be broken into two 4 GB media files (known as a spanned clip). For more information about spanned clips, see the Final Cut Pro 7 User Manual.

The Panasonic file system organizes clips, media, and metadata into the following file hierarchy: