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Old Aug 18, 10, 3:48 pm
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Originally Posted by N965VJ View Post
You're comparing apples and oranges here. If the "sensitivity" was turned up on the Nude-O-Scopes, I would suppose it would be similar to turning up the RF gain on a receiver, resulting in just more "noise".
Not true - In the case of X-Ray backscatter, increasing the radiation would improve the signal to noise ratio, resulting in a clearer image with improved contrast.

The "gain" is already up to the noise limit, this would increase the signal!
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