Long live the Foveon crop.

Started Jan 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
xpatUSA
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Re: Long live the Foveon crop.
In reply to Rudi, Jan 30, 2013

Rudi wrote:

Won´t 24 x 36mm with 15MPixel be enough for better high ISO performance ?

Theoretically, yes, but the pixel size would then be 7.6um - just slightly less than the SD14, for what that's worth. Still, that would be 2-1/2 times the area of the Merrill pixel so possibly less noise. The well-respected Roger N Clark of ClarkVision goes on about it at some length here:

http://www.clarkvision.com/articles/does.pixel.size.matter/#sensorconstant

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