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kidztchr7 Sep 22, 2003 6:26 PM

SLR lens equivalent?
 
Is the 10x zoom on the 750-D equal to a 350 mm zoom on a SLR? How does one equate these numbers?

Mike_PEAT Sep 22, 2003 6:58 PM

380mm anyway. 35mm equivalents are used so there's a common reference for digital cameras...the actual focal lengths are dependent on the size of the CCD.

For instance, both the C-750 and C-700 are 38-380mm in 35mm equivalents, but the actual focal length of the C-750 is 6.3-63mm and the C-700's focal length is 5.9-59mm due to the difference in CCD size...if it wasn't for the 35mm equivalents it would be comparing apples to oranges.

kidztchr7 Sep 22, 2003 7:46 PM

Mike:
Thanks so much!!
Jerry


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