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AlanC

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"RE: Electronic Shutter"

AlanC Basic Member
Sun 18-Aug-02 12:33 PM

There are two different kinds of CCD.

"Interline Transfer" CCDs - which are used in video cameras and consumer digicams that have an electronic viewfinder - can control when they start and stop measuring the light that falls on them by moving the values from the individual cells into a series of shift registers.

"Full Frame" CCDs used in digital SLRs don't have the shift registers and associated electronics, allowing the individual cells to be larger but meaning the camera has to have a mechanical shutter.

Alan.

A general, generic topic Electronic Shutter [View all] , OCristo , Sat 17-Aug-02 08:36 PM
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