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Old Nov 14, 2010, 10:09 PM   #1
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Default shutter speeds.......

im not really sure how to read this.........so here goes

whats faster.... 60-1/2000 sec. or 15-1/3200 sec. or 1-1/3200 sec. 15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

my current camera has 15-1/3200 and the camera im looking into has the 60-1/2000. and the other camera im looking into has the 1-1/3200 sec.
15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range).

how do you read these numbers? i mean when shopping around how do i know im looking at something faster or slower than what i have currently?

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Old Nov 14, 2010, 11:46 PM   #2
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The numbers you are looking at are maximum and minimum values. 60-1/2000 means the camera can have a max 60 second shutter opening, and a min of 1/2000 of a second. Being fractions, 1/3200 is faster (shorter time) than 1/2000.

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Old Nov 21, 2010, 12:22 PM   #3
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thanks VT, i never was good at fractions......which was surprising since my parents shelled out tons of money for me to go to military school for 5 years..LOL
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I didn't know you learned fractions in military school, just how to divide (and conquer).

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Old Nov 21, 2010, 2:19 PM   #5
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your exactly right!!! which is why my fractions suck hahahaha
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