D800 Sensor remap for dead pixels quick tip

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Re: D800 Sensor remap for dead pixels quick tip
In reply to Al Giordano, Nov 17, 2012

The word remap does not mean "to move". It means "to map again newly". Map here means "to make a plan of where bad pixels are and then remove them in the processing".

There's nothing scary about that and it is a good feature. All sensors have some dead pixels and all sensors over time degrade and accumulate more. Fortunately it seems to be a very slow process in DSLR sensors compared to CCD sensors.

Greg.

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