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Chapter 1 What Is Digital Video Anyway?
How video works
Generation loss and digital video
Where does digital video originate?
How light becomes numbers
Sampling and compression
Types of compression
What about digital audio?
How sound becomes audio
Sampling and digital audio
What are timecode and device control?
Timecode: analog and DV
DV decks and cameras
Using a DV camera for a deck
DV formats: the many faces of DV
Features to consider in purchasing a DV device
Cassette size and DV format
Analog video format compatibility
Analog/digital conversion boxes
Chapter 2 The Hardware and Software for Firewire DV Editing with Final Cut Pro
What goes on inside a ...