(National Television System Committee) 525
Lines, 30 Frames per second. Worlds first
compatible colour TV. system. Adopted in the
United States in 1953, it's the standard for all
of North America and many other countries.
PAL/VHS (Phase Alternation Line) 625
Lines, 25 Frames per second. Developed by
Telefunken in W. Germany, this system was
adopted by several European countries and is
widely used throughout the world. Standard used
in the United Kingdom.
See the basic guideline list
below for your country.
SECAM The third format SECAM (Systeme
Electronique Couleur Avec Memoire) 625 Lines, 25
Frames per second. The French standard, adopted
by Eastern Europe, Russia and parts of the
Mid-East in 1967.