Hi GuysI'm a radio tech that works on land mobile radio, and also have my HAM license. I've got a bit of experience flying a quad rotor (about 9 hours on it of flight time now) and have played…Continue
"Many years ago Sony introduced something called (IIRC) Smart Zoom. I have old but still kicking butt Sony V1 and in options when Smart Zoom is enabled it works exactly as you described. In max resolution there is no digital zoom and the lower the…"
""If you started with a much higher resolution (4000 ish pixels) you could have a 4x zoom without quality loss."
Most digital cameras don't work that way. When you digital zoom, the camera uses the pixels in the center and…"
"Stepehn, I don't think I described myself correctly.
Digital zoom does have some uses.
Say I start with an HD picture, say a resolution of 1080p, or 1920 x 1080 pixels. Now, say I'm only transmitting 640 x 480. This…"
"What you want is impossible. Digital Zoom is a consumer gimmick and seriously compromises the image quality. If you start with 640x480 and do a digital zoom in by 50%, then you are taking the pixels in the center 320x240 in the original…"
Hi GuysI'm a radio tech that works on land mobile radio, and also have my HAM license. I've got a bit of experience flying a quad rotor (about 9 hours on it of flight time now) and have played around with fixed wing a bit 5 flights with a friends Typhoon 2, and of course a lot of time on an RC simulator. I've got a Skywalker 1.68 in the mail, and am setting up a UAV with a camera on a pan-tilt turret on the bottom, kind like the Desert Hawk.Anyway, I was wondering about zoom-able cameras.…See More