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Information about CCD Size

  1. Jan 19, 2004 #1
    Hello everybody,

    I want to know the difference between CCD size like 1/2" and 2/3".
    I want information abt the various areas for which the above specifications are used.
    What exactly it means?
    Please if anybody can provide me with technical details i am thankful.
    thanx in advance.

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  3. Jan 20, 2004 #2


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    Those are its physical dimensions.
  4. Jan 22, 2004 #3
    More details for CCD

    Thank you for the reply. Of course it is a physical dimension, but exactly is the purpose of these diffrences in physical dimensions ? I mean to say that what effect does these dim. have in real application ?

    Thanks in advance.

  5. Jan 22, 2004 #4
    if the size is bigger you have more pixels on it (and pay more for it of course....)
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