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Sensor pixel size (photosite) in D800 ?

MotoMannequin

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"RE: Sensor pixel size (photosite) in D800 ? compared to D2HS"

MotoMannequin Awarded for his extraordinary skills in landscape and wildlife photography Registered since 11th Jan 2006
Wed 22-Feb-12 01:33 AM

You can calculate this for any sensor, given 3:2 aspect ratio:

Pixel width in microns = sensor width in mm / sqrt(3*megapixels/2)
Pixel height in microns = sensor height in mm / sqrt(2*megapixels/3)

Using 36.2MP and 36mm x 24mm = 4.89 microns x 4.89 microns = 23.87 microns square

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A general, generic topic Sensor pixel size (photosite) in D800 ? [View all] , dgillilan Silver Member , Wed 22-Feb-12 12:11 AM
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