When the Canon 1" sensor?

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AlbertInFrance
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Re: When the Canon 1" sensor?
In reply to Greynerd, 4 months ago

Greynerd wrote:

I hope this is cms. Let's not be sloppy about units.

125 microfurlongs seems a reasonable size compromise to me.

I think if you are going to this level of accuracy you might as well have an irrational number which would be more exotic and have a deep inner meaning.

The whole system is based on vidicon tubes measured in an ancient multi base number imperial measurement system so it is all crazy anyway and the perfect 1" has a cult following in photo circles.

Oly Canikon wrote:

Greynerd wrote:

I think a 0.86539762" sensor would be the best. I am not sure why but that is the number that springs to mind. Pure instinct.

tkpatric wrote:

No rumors anymore?

I'm partial to the more universal 3.1415926535897932384 sensor.

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