Tag Archives: PAL

What is PAL and NTSC?

May 13th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,067 views |Comments Off

NTSC: National Television System Committee standard is an Electronics Industry Association, it is a Committee of the United States, Canada, Japan and parts of Central America and South America, making the commercial television broadcasting standard. Read More »

What video standard(NTSC/PAL) does my country use?

Mar 16th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,494 views |Comments Off

If you’re in North America, Japan, Korea, the Philippines and parts of South America, you use NTSC. Most other areas of the world use PAL .

What’s PAL

Feb 17th, 2010by dvdxplayer 2,212 views |1 Comments

Definition: PAL (Phase Alternate Line) is the dominant format in the World for analog television broadcasting and video display (sorry U.S.) and is based on a 625 line, 50 field/25 frames a second, 50HZ system. The signal is interlaced, like NTSC into two fields, composed of 312 lines each. Read More »


Feb 14th, 2010by dvdxplayer 3,079 views |Comments Off

The number of vertical lines or pixel rows dictates the capability to produce a detailed image, but there is more. It is obvious at this point that the larger the number of vertical lines or pixel rows, the more detailed the image. However, within the arena of analog video, the number of vertical lines or pixel rows is fixed within a system. The current major analog video systems are NTSC and PAL. Read More »