NTSC, PAL & SECAM....Why??....

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by todd s, Mar 30, 2002.

  1. todd s

    todd s Lead Actor

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    I understand the differences in them. But, why do they still use them? Wouldn't it be easier to have some worldwide standard? I understand it has something to do with that it's become the standard in each of the countries. Similar to how the US has the steering wheel on the left, while the British have it on the right.
     
  2. Robert Cranwell

    Robert Cranwell Stunt Coordinator

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    It would be good but also very costly to everyone buying new equipment. TVs,VCRs,DVDs,Cable boxes,etc. Last looked at it would consumers in the billions of $$$. Also NTSC has the least lines of resolution so don't look for people to switch to our standard.

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