Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/09/30

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Subject: RE: [Leica] re: how easy/expensive is digital
From: Adam Bridge <>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 21:47:33 -0700

On 10/1/02 Austin Franklin  wrote:

>> I know that in the video world the chips in the HDTV cameras have
>> no where near
>> the latitude that you'd find in Super-16 or 35mm.
>Different technology, they use different sensors.  They are much faster, as
>they have to run at a much higher frame rate.

Really? We're only talking 24 or 30 fps. But I take your point.

And thanks for the pointers, I'll do more homework.

Using peltier cooling is cheating because it sucks power in such massive
amounts. (grin)

Do you know much about the sensors in the B&W Kodak cameras. Is it a true B&W
sensor or some sort of RBG sensor that has been modified?

THanks for taking the time to share your knowledge.

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