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How Video Works, 3rd Edition by Vance Piccin, Diana Weynand

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7Monitoring the Image

In order to ensure a video signal looks its best on the receiving end, it must be set up and monitored on the sending side. There are two general aspects that are important when preparing a video to broadcast or export: monitoring the image and measuring the signal. The video signal can be viewed and measured on a variety of test equipment such as scopes, which will be addressed in the following chapters. The actual video image, however, is viewed on a monitor. The monitor is part of the group of test equipment used to judge the quality of a video image. Adjustments made to a monitor do not affect the video signal itself.

Types of Monitors

Monitors are available in a number of quality grades and a broad range of prices. ...

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