Why do most posters say "M43"?

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xpatUSA Veteran Member • Posts: 9,574
Why do most posters say "M43"?

The question is a little tongue-in-cheek. But, having done most of my Engineering work in metricated UK, I just find it a little odd. My suspicion is that the acronym started right here in the USA, a country noted for it's blatant disregard of metric units and a continuing fondness for units like "MMSCFD" in gas pipelines or "MFD" of capacitance where, in the one, M means one thousand and, in the other, M means one millionth.

While realizing it's too late for μ4/3" or even u43 to be generally acceptable, one can but dream . . .

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