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DP Merrills were available at bargain prices as this was written.
The DP Merrill cameras deliver bitingly sharp detail down to the pixel level. That is their raison d'être along with all the associated usage hassles. But that was at least a clear-cut decision point and your author considers them a classic in terms of image quality and operation—serious tools.
The dp2 Quattro abandons the pixel-level micro detail tradition in favor of a new sensor design which simply cannot render textural detail approaching the DP Merrill line; the dp2Q performs much more like a Bayer matrix sensor.
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