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  composite video Definition: TechEncyclopedia from TechWeb
Composite video was created when color was added to fl and white TV in 1954.
The yellow RCA jack is the composite video socket found on every consumer video device.
Most all equipment supports composite video as it was the first video color format.
www.techweb.com /encyclopedia/defineterm.jhtml?term=composite+video   (318 words)

 What is composite video? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
(n.) A type of video signal in which all information—the red, blue, and green signals (and sometimes audio signals as well)—are mixed together.
In contrast, most computers use RGB video, which consists of three separate signals for red, green, and blue.
In general, RGB video produces sharper images than composite video does.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/C/composite_video.html   (122 words)

  What is Composite Video?
Composite video is the most common type of video interface for sending or receiving an analog video signal to or from a television set.
Composite video is a yellow, female RCA jack, normally found next to two audio jacks, one red, the other white.
Composite video is so named because the Y/C signals are compressed and channeled through a single wire to be separated by a "comb filter" inside the television set.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-composite-video.htm   (515 words)

 Video Basics - Maxim/Dallas
Composite video is also referred to as CVBS, which stands for color, video, blanking, and sync, or composite video baseband signal.
The area of a composite video signal defined as the time between the rising edge of the sync pulse and the start of the color burst.
The area of a composite video waveform between the end of the active video and the leading edge of sync.
www.maxim-ic.com /appnotes.cfm/appnote_number/734   (3262 words)

 Linux on Obsolete Display's Project Page
Sometimes you cannot find the separate video and sync lines because the video generator IC feeds a composite signal to directly into the video amplifier IC.
(composite video is worse only in color sets because the color information is represented by a color burst which can have noise and accuracy problems).
A b/w composite video to a b/w set is as clear as a direct connection (the sync pulse information does not interfier with the video data).
www.ccs.neu.edu /home/bchafy/lood.html   (1359 words)

 s-video vs. composite video vs. component video
S VIDEO, originally known as "Y/C Separated video", is one of the higher quality ways to transmit the television signal from a peripheral device (DVD player, PlayStation 2, whatever) to a television.
The common RCA connector is color-coded Yellow for Composite video.
The term "yellow-plug video" is recommended to help cut down on confusion between "composite" and "component" (which sound alike).
www.lyberty.com /encyc/articles/svideo.html   (812 words)

 Video Engineering Primer
Together they are called the television composite waveform, more commonly referred to as composite video.
To see the various elements of the composite video signal two special test oscilloscopes are used - the waveform monitor and the vectorscope.
If, however, you are not changing the video signal because you are working with a basic editing system without any additional equipment, then except for degadations caused by generation loss, the colors and luminance of your edited tape should be the same as your source tape.
www.videouniversity.com /engineer.htm   (1584 words)

 s-video vs. composite video vs. component video
S VIDEO, originally known as "Y/C Separated video", is one of the higher quality ways to transmit the television signal from a peripheral device (DVD player, PlayStation 2, whatever) to a television.
The common RCA connector is color-coded Yellow for Composite video.
The term "yellow-plug video" is recommended to help cut down on confusion between "composite" and "component" (which sound alike).
lyberty.com /encyc/articles/svideo.html   (812 words)

 Intellivision Composite Video Modification - IntelliWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is possible to tap this composite video directly to avoid the distortion and static associated with RF modulation and demodulation.
Typical composite video inputs have an input impedance of 75Ω.
For the video connection, connect (solder) the center wire of the shielded coax cable to the video line.
intelliwiki.kylesblog.com /index.php/Intellivision_Composite_Video_Modification   (897 words)

 What is composite video? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: RCA video, baseband video
- Composite video, also called baseband video or RCA video, is the analog waveform that conveys the image data in a conventional National Television Standards Committee (NTSC) television signal.
Some DVD players and video cassette recorders (VCRs) accommodate composite video input or output through a phono jack, also known as an RCA connector.
In composite video, interference between the chrominance and luminance information is inevitable, and tends to be worst when the signal is weak.
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 S-video to composite video
This adapter is useful in cases where your video output device has only S-video output but your signal source accepts only composite video input.
A typical problem that causes fl and white video instead of color is incomatible video standards on the signal source and the receiver.
If your video signal source (for example PC video card TV output) puts out NTSC video but your TV is designed to handle only PAL standard you get usually fl and white image, and with some devices video signal does not sync at all.
www.epanorama.net /circuits/svideo2cvideo.html   (1279 words)

 Composite Video Cables at Blue Jeans Cable
Composite video--carried in a single cable, usually color-coded yellow--isn't as nice a video signal standard as s-video or component video, but it has the singular advantage of being the one video standard that practically every device supports.
Our composite video cables, made with the best precision video coaxial cable, will help make the most of your composite video connections.
These cables are exceptionally well shielded to keep outside electromagnetic and radio-frequency interference from entering and polluting the signal; the shielding consists of three layers, two of foil bound together with polyester tape, and one of a dense tinned copper braid, for the best protection both against EMI and RFI.
www.bluejeanscable.com /store/composite   (650 words)

 S-Video to Composite Video
Exclusive Male S-Video™ to Male RCA (composite video) Convertor, 24 ft. length.
This S-Video to Composite Video adapter can be used with any device (such as a laptop with S-Video/TV-out) that outputs s-video and you want to connect it to a TV that has composite "RCA" type video jack.
The S-video to composite adapter enables PowerBook G4 users to connect to a television, VCR, video projector that features a composite connector.
www.svideo.com /svrca24.html   (300 words)

 RadioShack.com - Cables, Parts & Connectors: A/V cables: Patch cables: NXG Composite Video Y-Adapter with Dual-shielding
These Y-cables are a simple solution for sending one video source to two destinations.
Spare yourself upgrade costs and connect your video devices to your TV screen with this adapter.
The NX-0102 shielded composite video cable provides enhanced picture quality over its standard count...
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 MAKE: Blog: S-video to Composite Video Hacking...
Good for a ton of projects that use video.
This simple adapter can be used to convert Y/C video (S-video) to a composite video.
This adapter is useful in cases where your video output device has only S-video output but your signal source accepts only composite video input.
www.makezine.com /blog/archive/2005/05/svideo_to_compo.html   (471 words)

 Composite Video Cables & BNC Cables: AVCable.com
The ideal precision 75 ohm composite video cable for for use in extreme environments.
Designed for the exacting standards of SDI (Serial Digital Video) this product is excellent for composite video cables, individual component video cables, or SDI cables.
This cable is suitable for composite video, individual component cables, or SDI video and is available as a BNC cable or RCA video cable.
www.avcable.com /Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=COMPOSITE_VIDEO_CABLES   (267 words)

 Digital Video Essentials -The Best Picture Quality   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the mid 90’s, when DVD was still off in the future, many in the industry, especially laserdisc supporters, felt that it was impossible to have better picture and sound quality on a 12 cm digital disc than was currently available on a 12 inch analog disc.
What they hadn’t seen was the picture quality difference of component video, which is necessary for MPEG compression to be effective, versus composite video used in the analog world.
Fortunately the HD standard for component video it is the same for all of the variations of the 720 and 1080 line systems.
www.videoessentials.com /componentvideo.php   (3037 words)

 Curmudgeon Gamer - S-Video versus Composite
I was sorely disappointed with the video quality of the Star Wars: The Arcade Game emulation on the Rogue Squadron III bonus disc, but one of the comments suggested that I try an S-Video cable instead of the usual composite cable.
The composite video is on the left and the S-Video on the right.
If you try to get the composite video to give the same brightness it affects the background and the fl loses some of its depth.
curmudgeongamer.com /article.php?story=20030909201123731   (546 words)

 Home Theater Network’s Video Interconnects Page - S-Video, Composite, SCART
Hence, S-Video is sometimes called Y/C. The two video signals allow S-Video to have a clearer picture than composite’s single video signal, but not as clear as component’s three video signals.
The composite signal is capable of transmitting standard definition video only, and is frequently seen using the RCA interconnect.
Technically, it is possible for SCART to output high definition video using the RGB video signals, or by outputting a component video signal using the RGB pins.
www.hometheaternetwork.com /HTN_video_I4.htm   (390 words)

The HS-2 Hum-Stop is a custom-wound "hum-bucking" coil intended to reduce the level of mains hum acquired by video cables linking areas or buildings with differing earth potentials, and in any situation where long video cables (over 5 metres) pick up induced mains hum.
Ideal for all video security systems, this economical real-time colour quad processor will display four different video pictures at the same time on one TV monitor.
The TSP-100 transcoder is a high grade broadcast SECAM to PAL composite video converter designed for the television studio.
www.vtx.co.uk /video/index.htm   (1471 words)

 Home Theater: Sony RDR-GX7 DVD Recorder
The video mode is more compatible with other DVD players (although it's not as compatible as the write-once formats) and, as with the DVD-R format, you must finalize a disc if it is to have any chance of playing in a normal player.
Below the drawer and displays is a flip-down panel that hides various controls and inputs, including S-video, composite video, stereo analog audio, and DV for a digital camcorder.
On the back are two more inputs, each with S-video, composite video, and stereo analog audio jacks; two outputs with the same complement of connections; a component video output; two digital audio outputs (one coax, one optical); RF in and out; a Sony-specific Control S connector; and a power-cord receptacle.
www.hometheatermag.com /discrecorders/304sony   (1606 words)

 Taming the Composite, S-Video, Component and RGB Jungle
Before we can discuss the nitty-gritty of the various video connectors that you will find on the back of your DVD player, we need to briefly discuss just what is recorded on a DVD and a little about how it got there in the first place.
It is important to realize that component video output and RGB video output are not the same and are not directly compatible with each other, however, they are easily converted either way using a transcoder.
Composite video signals have a number of unavoidable image problems because of inherent limitations of the PAL and NTSC systems.
www.michaeldvd.com.au /Articles/VideoConnectors/VideoConnectors.asp   (1185 words)

 Intelix Composite Video Balun (Male BNC to RJ45): $26.95
Intelix Composite Video Balun (Male BNC to RJ45)
The perfect solution for extending your composite video signal without using pricier coaxial cabling.
Simply connect your composite signal to the balun, connect the two baluns via Cat5 cabling (up to 2,200 feet), and connect your output composite signal at the destination.
sewelldirect.com /Intelix-Composite-Video-Balun-BNC-to-RJ45.asp   (117 words)

 Video Buses, Video Bus Descriptions, Video Pinout
Component Video is also called YPbPr, or YCbCr and transmits the picture information in a luminance and phase-opposite chrominance pair over three coax cables [Red, Green, and Blue].
Single "Yellow" (shielded) RCA jack [75 ohm coax cable], which is not to be confused with the Audio (Red and White) jacks of the newer three cable systems, or just a single fl wire in the older systems.
Composite Video may also be called VBS [Video, Blanking and Syncs], or CVBS [Color, Video, Blanking, and Sync].
www.interfacebus.com /Design_Connector_Video.html   (881 words)

 A crash course in color conversion - 6/7/2001 - EDN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On one end of the video chain is the camera used to capture the images onto film, magnetic tape, or other media.
On both test patterns and real-life video material, it did an effective though incomplete job of suppressing rainbow- pattern artifacts that remained after the composite video passed through the 2-D adaptive filter in the evaluation board's FLI2000 video decoder.
Pragmatically, though, the best option for dealing with composite video is to not deal with it but instead to always hold the video in a form that separates chrominance and luminance.
www.edn.com /article/CA85641.html   (2104 words)

 Video connections explained - CNET reviews
Composite video was created as a backward-compatible solution for television's transition from fl and white to color.
It starts broadcasting in the composite-video domain, and even though it is a component-video format, the artifacts associated with composite video still show up in the picture.
Component video improves the picture quality even more by not only separating the color from the fl-and-white portions of the picture but by further splitting the color information into two color-difference signals.
reviews.cnet.com /4520-6463_7-5020551-1.html   (903 words)

 composite video - OneLook Dictionary Search
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Composite video : Glossary of video terms [home, info]
Phrases that include composite video: composite video input
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