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How Your Digital Camera’s CCD Works [Video]

Inside most digital cameras, in the place of film, is a small chip known as a Charge Coupled Device (CCD). This informative video explains how a tiny chip generates the photos you take.

[via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/25/12

Comments (2)

  1. kathleen

    He’s so great! I just love this guy.

  2. the flap

    It’s too bad that the majority of cameras now use a cmos type sensor. How about a clip on that. Oh wait.

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