A picture isn't worth a thousand words...
N + ROUNDUP(SS, ([(A * B * C) / 16] * Z) + Y) words
A = Mega-pixel Count
B = Number of Channels
C = Bits per Channel
Z = Compression Ratio of the RAW file
Y = Size of extra meta data (Exif, Compression look-up tables etc.)
SS = Sector Size
N = File Table meta data (Pointers, Filename, etc.)
|Last voyage by DJDarbs|
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|wanakatreepink2RS1600 by Bren Dyer|
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|crashing waves by stickpointed|
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