[opendtv] Re: Digital vs. Analog Quality

  • From: "Dale Kelly" <dalekelly@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 17:38:30 -0700

Can I assume that all DTV sets with NTSC tuners now have full NTSC chroma
bandwidth? If so, that's only about 50 years too late.....
Dale

> -----Original Message-----
> From: opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Cliff Benham
> Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2008 1:08 PM
> To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [opendtv] Re: Digital vs. Analog Quality
>
>
> Dale Kelly wrote:
>
> >
> > "As a practical matter: consumer grade NTSC TV sets limit both color
> > carriers to 0.5 MHz bandwidth. My point is that any composite
> color signal
> > applied to an analog NTSC set through the tuner or composite
> video connector
> > will be degraded to 0.5 MHz bandwidth. "
>
> Yes they do, but many sets promoted as 'HD' capable don't limit the
> chroma bandwidth as NTSC sets do on the composite input.
>
> Even my 6 year old HD RCA F38310 CRT set
> http://www.hometheatermag.com/crtdisplays/95/
> passes the Tektronix chroma bandwidth test signal
> showing that it provides at least 80 lines of chroma resolution on the
> composite input.
>
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