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The DS131 Still Camera Device is just like a typical camera device. It contains a series of lenses capable of focusing light to produce images of a certain scene. However, rather than focusing the light on a strip of film, this device will focus it on a semiconductor device capable of electronically recording light. A computer will subsequently break the captured electronic information into digital data. All the interesting and convenient functions for digital camera devices come as a direct outcome of the said procedure. Instead of film strips, a digital camera device like the DS131 Still Camera Device makes use of a sensor capable of converting light into charges of electricity. The most common image sensor utilized by digital camera devices is the CCD or charge coupled device. On the other hand, some digital camera devices make use of the CMOS or complementary metal oxide semiconductor technology. Both the CMOS and the CCD images sensors are capable of converting light into electrons. To put it simply, think of these image sensors as a 2D array of miniscule solar cells in then of thousands, even millions.
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When the image sensor has converted the light into electrons, it will then read the accumulated charge (value) of every cell contained in an image. This process is where the 2 image sensors differ. A CMOS device utilizes multiple transistors at every pixel for amplifying and moving the charge utilizing more conventional wires. A CCD will transport the charge over the chip and then read the charge at 1 array corner. An ADC or analog to digital converter will then convert every value of a pixel into a digital value. This is done by measuring the charge amount of every photosite and then converting the obtained measurement into binary form. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and DS131 Still Camera Device errors before installing any driver updates.