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The diagonal of the image area on standard 16mm is 12.7mm.  The
diagonal of a 2/3" chip is 11mm, 1/2" chip is 8mm, and 1/3" chip is
6mm. Not sure what the 1/4" chips are, but I think about 4mm.
A 16mm camera lens used on a 2/3" chip camera will give a narrower
angle of view than for 16.  A lens made to just cover this chip will
vignette on 16mm, not to mention Super 16, which has a diagonal of

Wade Ramsey

super16acl@aol.com 2/22/02 8:48:34 PM >>>
Technically a lens that can cover 2/3" should cover Super-16 (which
is 1/2" at widest) --- but that doesn't necessarily mean that the lens will be sharp enough for film work. In the end, the only way to know for sure is to try it out.

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