V1/V2 vs OM-D E-M10 (take 2)

Started Apr 6, 2014 | Discussions thread
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MarsObserver
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Re: V1/V2 vs OM-D E-M10 (take 2)

dmaclau wrote:

On another note, anyone know why they call the sensor 1"? It's not.

The term dates waaaaaay back to the time of television tubes.

Something about the actual, usable sensor size being 16mm per each 1" of a TV tube.

How that got adopted by cameras I'm not sure other than TV, video and stills are all intermingled (like the development / introduction of 35mm film.)  Video is, after all, just 'moving pictures'  

Does anyone know if 'The Walking Dead' (TV show) is still being filmed on 16mm film??

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