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How do I reduce colour smearing on CV connections?
Question
ID
38
Category
General - Product Support
Date Created
05/12/2003 14:49:05
Date Updated
30/04/2010 21:42:12
How do I reduce colour smearing on CV connections?
Answer
Smearing usually occurs on Composite Video connections and is generally unavoidable - unless you can switch to using S-Video or RGB connections.

It occurs because the brightness and color information is transmitted as one signal and the two parts have to be 'bandwidth-limited' to avoid them interfering with each other.

A normal TV signal won't usually show a problem since the content is different - smooth edges of people and photos don't show much of a problem, but the sharp edges and fine detail of computer text and graphics will usually have a problem.
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