digital television converter

digital television converter

[′dij·əd·əl ¦tel·ə‚vizh·ən kən′vərd·ər]
(electronics)
A converter used to convert television programs from one system to another, such as for converting 525-line 60-field United States broadcasts to 625-line 50-field European PAL (phase-alternation line) or SECAM (sequential couleur á memoire) standards; the video signal is digitized before conversion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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