Crop Factors

Started Sep 20, 2008 | Discussions thread
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WT21 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,903
Re: Crop Factors

Crop factor has nothing to do with what is set by manufacturers. It is a descriptive term that is driven by the size of the sensor, and the manufacturers DO tell you the size of the sensors.

It's like saying a van is twice the size of a car and a school bus four times the size of a van. It's just descriptive.

Wikipedia is your friend: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crop_factor

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