WHAT IS NTSC AND PAL STANDARD?

Although DVD video format is the same throughout the World, the video standard or electronic signal that is recorded on the DVD varies from country to country.
The two most common video standards used are NTSC and PAL. NTSC is the video system or standard used in North America and most of South America.
In NTSC, 30 frames are transmitted each second. Each frame is made up of 525 individual scan lines.
PAL is the predominant video system or standard mostly used in Europe. In PAL, 25 frames are transmitted each second. Each frame is made up of 625 individual scan lines.

 

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To determine your video standard refer to the chart below:

 

PAL
Argentina
Austria
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
China
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Hong Kong
Ireland
Netherlands
South Africa
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates
NTSC
Canada
Japan
Mexico
South Korea
Taiwan
U.S.A.