I find the sensor size conventions to be a pain to understand

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I find the sensor size conventions to be a pain to understand
Feb 10, 2011

1/2.3 is 0.43 inches diagonally

1/1.7 is 0.59 inches diagonally

1/1 is 1 inch diagonally I believe

Does this mean Canon APS-C (1.6X) is 1/1.6 and Nikon 1/1.5 or what?

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