Re: ntsc and pal

Don Castella (dcastell@interaccess.com)
Mon, 2 Sep 1996 01:41:17 -0500


The QuickCam does not use video in the conventional sense. It is purely
digital. Alternate video standards have no relation to its operation.

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> From: Thomas Ackermann <ackermann@iww.rwth-aachen.de>
> To: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu
> Subject: ntsc and pal
> Date: Monday, September 02, 1996 2:54 AM
>
> Hello,
> I am using pal and want to set up a direct Cu_SeeMe connection to
> somebody using ntsc. Could this cause problems?
>
> And, if I buy a connectix QuickCam in the US (ntsc) can I use it in
> Germany (Pal). Since the QuickCam does not use a capture board I
> would think It does not matter. But then, how does the a/d converter
> know what kind of signal is comming in.
>
> Any help would be appreciated.
>
> Thomas
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