Why doesn't Nikon use 2 processors to achieve higher fps?

Started Jan 30, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: Why doesn't Nikon use 2 processors to achieve higher fps?
In reply to Operator, Jan 30, 2013

And of course power consumption. The more CPU Power the higher the battery demand

Operator wrote:

2.) You confuse sensor speed with processing speed. There are certain technical limits that influence the read-out speed of a sensor. Once data is read-out two or more CPUs indeed can speed up RAW data processing.

Exact!

The Expeed 3 does in the Nikon 1 V2 15fps@14MP which means 210 MP/s and the result for a 24MP cam like a D600 could be 8fps. Also the mechanic part (mirror etc.) could do the speed, if the sensor data read-out where not limiting ...

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