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Old 09-12-2009, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by CometGuy View Post
In case anyone is wondering, the actual light sensitive area of the Kodak 8300 is the 3358 x 2536 pixels (the number quoted as "effective pixels"). So the light sensitive sensor area is 18.1 x 13.7mm.

The number of active pixels defines how many pixels end up in the image. The rest are used for engineering purposes and are rather moot.

KAF8300's are an 8.3 megapixel sensor. I look forward to seeing one sometime shortly after Christmas
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