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Not sure anyone else will ever ask the questions above again… but just in case
The dimensions for the Active area of a single 1/3" CCD are important for calc filmback in some instances and for a standard Sony they are the following,
The physical dimensions for the actual chip size are the following,
Apparently, the active surface of a CCD may be different depending on the resolution being recorded from the device. Regarding my question about 3CCD cameras, the light is split into red green and blue components that are individually picked up by each CCD therefore the film size would be the same as a single CCD of that size.