Sigma SD14 as Panorama Camera

I built a quick manual panorama maker for the Sigma out of particle board and lazy susans.  Here’s the setup:

I used the 50-200mm lens, and set it to 50mm.  Although the camera takes nice pictures, as expected, the buffer is too slow.  After taking about 7 images I’d have to wait around half a minute while the buffer emptied,

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Sigma SD14 Foveon Vs Canon T1i Bayer

I’m assuming you know something of the Sigma Foveon sensor controversy; that is, are they superior to the Bayer sensors found in Canons, Nikons, and most other cameras?  I bought a used DP1 on Craigslist a couple of years ago for $350.  It’s a lot of money for me to spend on a camera, especially one that has a reputation,

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