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What is the difference between dot pitch and pixel?

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07/14/2015

The dot pitch for a display unit is the distance between individual dots - which may be circular or in the form of an elongated circle (like a running track). Most display units, nowadays, are based on dots of three colours: red, green and blue. A pixel is unit formed by each set of three colours, and a pixel pitch is a measure based on the size of the pixel and the distance between dots of the same colour in adjacent pixels.