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From: "Jon" <someone@microsloth.com>

Newsgroups: rec.video.desktop

Sent: Monday, October 20, 2003 3:42 AM

Subject: Re: digital camcorders-How many mega-pixels???



> thanks to Sam and PTRAVEL for some useful tips/pointers.


> I suspected the mega-pixel thing was to do with stills, but I wanted to be

> sure I was not missing out on any video quality.


> For stills I will continue to use either my Fuji 4900Z or my Konica KD-500.


Actually, a high pixel count (though it does have negative effects

on the video image, pointed out above by PTRAVEL) can have

positive effects on the 1-CCD video image: better than average

resolution (no higher than 720x480 NTSC, though), and better


David Ruether