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About
i.LINK
The
DVjack
on this
unit
is an i.LINK
compliant
DV
input/output
jack.
This
section
describes
the i.LINK
standard
and
its
%atures.
What
is
i.LINK?
i.LINK
is a digital
serial
interf_lre
fbr handling
digital
video,
digital
audio
and
other
data
in two directions
between
equipment
having
the i.LINKjack,
and
fur controlling
other
equipment.
i.LINK
compatible
equipment
can be connected
by a single
i.LINK
cable.
Possible
applications
are operations
and
data
transactions
with
various
digital
AV equipment.
When
two
or more
i.LINK
compatible
equipment
are connected
to this
trait
in a daisy
chain,
operations
and
data
transactions
are possible
with
not only
the equipment
that
this
trait
is connected
to but
also
with
other
devices
via the directly
connected
equipment.
Note,
however,
that
the method
of operation
sometimes
varies
according
to the
characteristics
and
specifications
of the equipment
to be connected,
and
that
operations
and
data
transactions
are sometimes
not possihle
on some
connected
equipment.
Note
Normally.
only
one
piece
of equipment
can he connected
to this
unit
by the i.LINI<
cable
(DV cable).
When
connecting
this
unit
to i.LINK
compatible
equipment
having
two
or more
i.LINK
jacks
(DVjacks),
refer
to the instruction
manual
of the equipment
to be connected.
i.LINK
is a more
familiar
term
%r
IEEE
1394 data
transport
hus proposed
by SONY.
and
is a trademark
approved
by many
corporations.
IEEE
1394 is an international
standard
standardized
by the
Institute
of Electrical
and
Electronic
Engineers.
i.LINK's
maximum
baud
rate varies
according
to the
equipment.
Three
maximum
baud
rates
are defined:
S100 (approx.
100Mbps
_)
$200 (approx.
200Mbps)
$400 (approx.
400Mbps)
The
baud
rate is listed
under
"Specifications"
in the instruction
manual
of each
equipment.
It is also
indicated
near
the i.LINK
jack
on some
equipment.
The
maximum
haud
rate
of equipment
on which
it is not indicated
such
as this
unit
is
"SIO0".
When
units
are connected
to equipment
having
a different
maximum
baud
rate,
the
baud
rate
sometimes
differs
from
the indicated
baud
rate.
*What
is
Mbps?
Mhps
stands
tbr
megabits
per second,
or the
amount
of data
that
can he sent
or
received
in one
second.
For example,
a baud
rate of 100Mbps
means
that
100 megabits
of data
can be sent
in one
second.
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