Term - Optical resolution
|Optical resolution||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Thursday 23rd October 2014
Many scanners and some digital cameras have two resolution figures quoted in their spec sheets - optical and interpolated. Optical is the figure you should trust as it's a true pixel capture, unlike interpolated that uses the optical figures to calculate and add new pixels to increase resolution.
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