Poll on the use of Live View on DSLR

Started Oct 11, 2010 | Discussions thread
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Re: I'll take a stab.

Rriley wrote:

Kodak used to make the sensors for Olympus, now Panasonic does. Given that the sensor for the GH1 has better QE, less read noise, and a higher FWC than the sensor for the PL1, all of which translates to less noise and greater DR, with both sensors are from Panasonic, it would reflect very poorly on Olympus had they any form of R&D control over the sensor -- they would have been better off purchasing the sensor designed by the Panasonic R&D team.

More than that, the argument that Olympus (or Panasonic) capped at 12 MP to keep the noise and DR down falls apart when compared with the 18 MP sensor for the Canon 60D which has higher QE, lesser read noise, and a higher FWC still, falls apart rather quickly.

As Bob has said, "12 MP is a necessity, not a virtue".

its not that
it wont fit

What won't fit?

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