Pro Camcorder Buyer's Guide

Pro Camcorder Buyer's Guide

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The author mentions that a

Benjamin GS's picture
The author mentions that a lot of Pro cameras have three chips. there are also a lot of Pro cameras that have only one large chip. Is it better to have three small ones or one large one?

The most important thing t

hjdunmore's picture
The most important thing to consider is the overall size of the chip. In most cases, using three chips are going to be your best bet. It will yield better overall image quality as sensors will be allocated for each individual color (Red, Green, Blue). The output of your product (web, dvd, broadcast) will also dictate the need.