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Sound that has not been converted into numerical
values. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has
specific numerical values. These jacks send audio
through two channels, the left and right.
The ratio of vertical and horizontal sizes of a displayed
image. The horizontal vs. vertical ratio of conventional
TVs is 4:3, and that of widescreens is 16:9.
Audio output jacks
Jacks on the back of the DVD player that send audio to
another system (TV, Stereo, etc.).
The amount of data used to hold a given length of music,
measured in kilobits per seconds (kbps). Or, the speed at
which you record. Generally, the higher the bit rate, or the
higher the recording speed, the better the sound quality.
However, higher bit rates use more space on a disc.
Sections of a picture or a music piece on a DVD that are
smaller than titles. A title is composed of several
chapters. Each chapter is assigned a chapter number
enabling you to locate the chapter you want.
Component video output jacks
Jacks on the back of the DVD player that send high-
quality video to a TV that has component video input
jacks (R/G/B, Y/P
A screen display prepared for allowing selection of images,
sounds, subtitles, multi-angles, etc. recorded on a DVD.
Sound that has been converted into numerical values.
Digital sound is available when you use the digital audio
output jacks. These jacks send audio through multiple
channels, instead of just two channels as analog does.
is a popular media technology created by DivX
media files contain highly compressed video
with high visual quality while maintaining a relatively
small file size. DivX
files can also include advanced
media features like menus, subtitles, and alternate audio
tracks. Many DivX
media files are available for
download online, and you can create your own using your
personal content and easy-to-use tools from DivX
Ultra Certified products provide enhanced
playback of advanced media features supported by the
Media Format. Key features include interactive
video menus, subtitles, alternate audio tracks, video
tags and chapter points.
Media Format supports advanced media
features, adding controls for an interactive media
experience: interactive video menus, chapter points,
multi-language subtitles and alternate audio tracks.
A surround sound system developed by Dolby
Laboratories containing up to six channels of digital
audio (front left and right, surround left and right,
center and subwoofer).
The 5.1-channel surround system adopted by most
movie theaters. With an abundance of audio data, it is
able to provide authentic-sounding effects.
It has developed for the sole purpose of creating high
quality pure sound with Linear PCM (LPCM) and
Packed PCM (PPCM) (lossless coding) in up to six
audio-channels. Sampling frequencies of 192 kHz/24
bits are supported.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the
first industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital
audio/video interface. Providing an interface between
any source (such as a set-top box or AV receiver) and an
audio/video monitor (such as a digital television),
HDMI supports standard, enhanced or high-definition
video as well as multi-channel digital audio using a
single cable. HDMI transmits all ATSC (Advanced
Television Systems Committee) HDTV standards and
supports 8-channel digital audio, with bandwidth to
spare to accommodate future enhancements and
When used in combination with HDCP (High-
bandwidth Digital Content Protection), HDMI provides
a secure audio/video interface that meets the security
requirements of content providers and system operators.
For further information on HDMI, visit the HDMI
website at “www.hdmi.org/”.
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)
developed by Intel corporation, is a method to encrypt
digital video and audio data for purpose of content
For further information on HDCP, visit the HDCP
website at “www.digital-cp.com”.
Interactive video menus offer unprecedented
convenience and control so you can quickly navigate
between various scenes or bonus features, and select
from audio track and subtitle options.
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