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SMPTE ST 170 : 2004

Current
Current

The latest, up-to-date edition.

TELEVISION - COMPOSITE ANALOG VIDEO SIGNAL - NTSC FOR STUDIO APPLICATIONS
Published date

12-01-2013

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 General description of signal
4 Input signals
5 Transfer characteristics
6 Matrixing of the signals
7 Filtering of signals
8 Subcarrier modulation
9 Timing
10 Encoded signal formulas
11 Frequency specifications
12 Video output waveform definitions
13 Blanking intervals and synchronizing signals
14 NTSC encoders
15 Analog interfaces
Annex A - Derivation of SMPTE NTSC equations
Annex B - IRE units
Annex C - Synchronizing signal timing
Annex D - Bibliography

Describes the composite analog color video signal for studio applications: NTSC, 525 lines, 59.94 fields, 2:1 interlace with an aspect ratio of 4:3. It specifies the interface for analog interconnection and serves as the basis for the digital coding necessary for digital interconnection of NTSC equipment.

DevelopmentNote
Reinstated, but will not have any future revisions. (06/2014)
DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Status
Current

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