Paul Dubery

7.2 Digital Video Systems Test and Measurement

The first part of this chapter will describe key considerations involved in digital video system design and the second will discuss some issues that arise when transporting video, audio and data in the MPEG domain.

 

7.2.1 Digital System Design Issues

Before considering specific types of digital video measurements, it is worth discussing some fundamental topics which can impact the overall system performance.

 

7.2.1.1 Cable Selection

The best grades of precision analogue video cables exhibit low losses from very low frequencies (near DC) to around 10 MHz. In the serial digital world, cable losses in this portion of the spectrum are of less consequence but still important. It’s in the ...

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