D800 Sensor remap for dead pixels quick tip

Started Nov 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Astrophotographer 10 Senior Member • Posts: 7,741
Re: D800 Sensor remap for dead pixels quick tip
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The word remap does not mean "to move". It means "to map again newly". Map here means "to make a plan of where bad pixels are and then remove them in the processing".

There's nothing scary about that and it is a good feature. All sensors have some dead pixels and all sensors over time degrade and accumulate more. Fortunately it seems to be a very slow process in DSLR sensors compared to CCD sensors.

Greg.

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