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An Introduction to Video and Audio Measurement, 3rd Edition by Peter Hodges

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CHAPTER 7FIRST STEPS—THE CAMERA

 

 

 

We have discussed at length the background to video signals and measurement. Now is the time to look at practical situations. First there are the picture sources and then, how these link into systems. The most complex picture source is the camera because unlike any other, its output is photographic and is therefore unpredictable as regards tonal range and colour. But before we lose ourselves in the excitement of the camera, we must first deal with another aspect of the video system.

Terminations

Chapter 1 laid the groundwork to understanding sources, circuits and destinations, and described the principles of sending and receiving video signals.

The standard video connector is the BNC, a bayonet locking connector ...

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