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Old Apr 21, 2013, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by hidaven View Post
Looks like the 808 #26 is going to be a bit bigger. I have the 720p version that does the 120 degree angle of view. What AOV does the new 26 have? Looks more narrow. Will they do a 120 degree version?
I don't have this camera for evaluation yet, but most likely the 1280x720 video is a sub-sampled smaller area of the bigger 1080p imager. This smaller portion of the imager reduces the apparent AOV of the recorded image proportionally. It's probable the lens has an AOV close to 120 deg. to fully cover the 1920x1080 imager pixel array with enough over-coverage to eliminate much of the vignetting that occurs naturally at the extreme edges of the lens.

Once someone can get a sample camera in hand to do some testing, this is all speculation, however.
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