How Your Digital Camera’s CCD Works [Video]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on May 25th, 2012

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.

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Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/25/12
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