Re: ntsc and pal

Ulrich G. Kliegis (
Mon, 2 Sep 1996 15:27:33 +100

> Hello,
> I am using pal and want to set up a direct Cu_SeeMe connection to
> somebody using ntsc. Could this cause problems?
Nope. The video signals are converted to a uniform standard in your
frame grabber.
> And, if I buy a connectix QuickCam in the US (ntsc) can I use it in
> Germany (Pal).

The QC is neither PAL not NTSC, but a proprietary standard. You don't
have any access to the video signal, it is hooked to your printer

So, you can't use it for any real video applications either.

Hope this helps.
Ulrich G. Kliegis
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