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Old Apr 22, 2006, 10:27 PM   #1
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Hi All,
I was just wondering what's better - 1/2.5 " or 1/1.8" Sensor Size? Sorry I don't know the difference.

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Old Apr 22, 2006, 11:29 PM   #2
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atma,

though a number of factors influence the image quality of a sensor, as a general rule, the bigger, the better. the more "space" each pixel has to capture light hitting it, the less it'll be influenced by the light hitting the pixels around it; hence, clearer images with lower noise.

that means a sensor that's 1/1.8" (14,1mm), being bigger than one that's 1/2.5" (10,2mm), should be better.

there's a number of other technical aspects that are related to the size of the sensor, such as focal lenght... but I'll limit this answer to what you asked.

oh, and... us/uk, switch to metric system already!
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Old Apr 22, 2006, 11:31 PM   #3
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Thanks heaps for that!!!!!!!!!
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