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Follow-on to A Pixelated Question topic

timpsm

Salt Spring Island, CA
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timpsm Registered since 17th Sep 2010
Sun 06-Jan-13 04:57 AM

So how does the Bayer Array fit onto the photosite array?

Is a 2-by-2 square grouping of photosites used to detect R-G-G-B, one colour on each photosite?

IE a 12MP sensor would have 3 million red photosites as follows:

R G R G R G . . .
G B G B G B . . .
R G R G R G . . .
. . . . . .
. . . . . .

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