D2H, Why so Much for a 4MP Camera?

Started Jun 7, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: For some of us ...
In reply to Mr Gadget, Jun 7, 2013

There certainly is more to photography other than megapixels, but sensor performance is important.  And the newer sensors have numerous improvements over the old ones - high ISO performance, better noise characteristics, better dynamic range.

If you are looking at two or three generations behind the current as viable - then maybe consider a D2x as long as you don't need to go above ISO 400.

The D2H was really a niche camera, even when it came out.  Smaller file sizes but better high ISO and low light focusing than anything available.

Probably eclipsed by anything remotely current, like a D300, D700 or D3.

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