The term 625/50 refers to PAL/SECAM, the analog TV system used in Europe and other countries. It’s system of 625 scanning lines (presented as 265 scan lines (a field), interlaced, displaying 580 total lines of visible picture (a frame), at 50 hertz. This 50 hertz scanning rate results in a full frame every 1/25 of second. The 45 scanning lines not displayed is known as the VBI (vertical blanking interval), which contains certain signals that control the TV’s scanning system and other functions.
64-bit refers to the number of bits (the smallest unit of information on a machine) that can be processed or transmitted in parallel, or the number of bits used for single element in a data format. When the term is used in conjunction with a microprocessor, it indicates the width of the registers #&151; a […]
- 6.1 Surround Sound
A multichannel sound technology that produces 6 channels of sound in the left, right, center, left surround, right surround, and rear center positions. 6.1 systems also have 1 channel for LFE (low frequency effects) which is usually sent to a subwoofer.
The term 720p refers to 720 lines of progressive video (720 lines per frame). Higher resolution than standard DVD, which is 480i or 480p. Usually refers to 1280×720 resolution in 1.78 aspect ratio. [Source: LG Guide to HDTV]
- 7.1 Surround Sound
A multichannel sound technology that features 7 channels of sound in the left, right, center, left surround, right surround, left rear, right rear positions. 7.1 systems also have 1 channel for LFE (low frequency effects) which is usually sent to a subwoofer.
- 802.11 Wireless LAN Standards
802.11 and 802.11x refers to a family of specifications developed by the IEEE for wireless LAN (WLAN) technology. 802.11 specifies an over-the-air interface between a wireless client and a base station or between two wireless clients. The IEEE accepted the specification in 1997. There are several specifications in the 802.11 family: 802.11 — applies to […]