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A Practical Guide to Video and Audio Compression by Cliff Wootton

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Connectors

M.1 Connections

This appendix describes the physical connections that you might have to make. It is provided to help those who may be unfamiliar recognize what the connectors are. I have purposely left off the pin assignments and signal descriptions because it is better to use store-bought cables than to make them up yourself—that is, unless you are building studios on a large scale.

Most of the connection diagrams are shown looking directly into the pins of the connector. Where it is helpful, a side view is also shown.

M.2 Signals Being Connected

Table M-1 summarizes the kinds of signals you can expect to encounter.

M-1 Signal Types

M.3 Icons and Symbols

FireWire equipment should carry the proper icon adjacent to the FireWire ...

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