Glossary - HP BD-2000 User Manual

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Aspect ratio
The ratio of a TV screen's width to its height.
Standard TVs have an aspect ratio of 4:3,
while high definition (HD) and widescreen
TVs have an aspect ratio of 16:9.
(Advanced Video Codec High Definition)
The AVCHD is a high definition (HD) digital
video camera recorder format recording
high-definition onto certain media by using
highly efficient codec technologies.
Component video output
This video output terminal provides clearer
pictures when connected to a TV equipped
with component inputs. Component video
signals consist of three signals, Y, PB and
Composite video output
Signals mixing the luminance signal (Y)
and the color signal (C) so they can be
transferred on a single cord are output from
this terminal.
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital is an audio format to record the
sound in up to 5.1 channels with a fraction
of the amount of data as compared to linear
PCM audio signals.
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus is an audio format for
high-definition media. Built on Dolby Digital,
it combines the efficiency and flexibility to
provide high quality multi-channel audio.
With BD-ROMs, up to 7.1 channels of digital
sound can be recorded.
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby TrueHD is an audio format using
lossless coding. With BD-ROMs, up to 8
channels can be recorded at 96 kHz/24 bits,
or up to 6 channels at 192 kHz/24 bits.

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