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Old Oct 20, 2006, 11:59 PM   #1
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How would acamera like theCANON POWERSHOT PRO1compare to a SONY FCB-BLOCK camera in terms pr picture quality speacially image noise. I have the sony's specs but i don't know much about cameras at all any help would be really apreciated.

the reason why i'm not sure is becuase the canon has 143000pixels per square mm and the sony has only 55000 per square mm I know canon would be better if they had equal pixel per mm but would that much of pixel size difference make sony better

Image sensor
1/4 type Super HAD

Effective picture elements
Approx. 740,000 pixels

Sync system
Internal/External (V-Lock)

Min. illumination
2.0 lx (typical) (50 IRE)

S/N ratio
More than 50 dB

Elecronic shutter speed
1/1 to 1/10,000 s, 22 steps

White balance
Auto, ATW, Indoor, Outdoor, One-push, Manual

Back light compensation

Auto/Manual (-3 to 28 dB, 2 dB steps)

AE controAuto, Manual, Priority mode, Bright, EV compensation, Back-light compensation

EV compensation
-10.5 to +10.5 dB (1.5 dB steps)

Focusing system
Auto (sensitivity: normal, low), One-push AF, Manual, Infinity, Interval AF, Zoom Trigger AF

Camera control interface
VISCA (TTL signal level), baud rate: 9.6 Kb/s, 19.2 Kb/s, 38.4 Kb/s, Stop bit: 1 or 2 selectable

Video output
VBS: 1.0 Vp-p (sync negative), Y/C Output


Low resolution
2272 x 1704,1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480

Effective pixels
8.0 million

Sensor photo detectors
8.3 million

Sensor size
2/3" (8.80 x 6.60 mm)

Sensor type

Colour filter array

Sensor manufacturer

ISO rating
50, 100, 200, 400

Image stabilization

White balance override
6 positions & manual preset

Aperture range
F2.4 - F3.5 / F8

Min shutter
15 sec

Max shutter
1/4000 sec

Exposure compensation
-2 to +2 EV in 1/3 EV steps

Evaluative, Center Weighted, Spot

Aperture priority

Shutter priority

Continuous Drive
Yes, 2.5 fps, max 6 images

Uncompressed format

Compressed format

Quality Levels
RAW, Super-Fine Fine, Normal

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