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Re: [SLE] DVD Playback - Region Encoding
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 22:23:18 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0603182217090.15426@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Saturday 2006-03-18 at 16:02 -0500, James Knott wrote:

> The analog system is supposed to be gone in a few years. Also, that 525
> line system dates back to ~1940, with colour added in the mid '50s. The
> 625 lines systems didn't come in until the '60s and could take advantage
> of the lessons learned with NTSC.

True. Also, there are also differences in the bandwidth available for
colour encoding.


Unfortunately, there are also several new HD standards. I'm unsure how
many, but there is at least one for Europe, another in the US, another in
Japan, probably another in China...

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson
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