Flashcards in advanced home theatre Deck (49)
What is the advantage of MPEG?
Less data for the same quality picture
What are the 3 kinds of encoded pictures in MPEG?
I, P, and B pictures
What does the "I" in I Picture mean?
Intra-coded, a single compressed picture that contains all the spatial information of a video picture
What does the "P" in P Picture mean?
P is a predictive picture, based on the nearest previous I or P picture
What does the "B" in B Picture mean?
Bi-directional picture, uses both past andsubsequent pictures as references to calculate thecompressed picture data.
What is a HTIB?
Home Theater in a box, a complete matched surround sound system packaged in a single box
Who is responsible for configuration and setup of a home theater system?
What is digital compression?
Reducing the quantity of data while retaining as much quality as possible
What term describes the proportion of screen width to screen height?
What type of cable carries a digital picture signal, but no audio?
What type of cable carries a digital picture signal as well as digital audio?
What type of cable combines all video information into a single line level signal?
In component cables, what cable carries luminance information?
In component cables, what cable carries the information relating to the difference between blue and luminance?
In component cables, what cable carries the information relating to the difference between red and luminance?
What are the 2 types of signals carried by an S-Video cable?
Chrominance and luminance
This is an analog cable type commonly used with computer monitors.
In an 1080i picture, how many lines are drawn every 1/60th of a second?
How many vertical lines are in a 720p picture?
What is considered the minimum resolution for HD?
What compression protocol does Comcast use for video in their set top boxes?
Method used to digitally represent analog audio signals
What cable type that is compatible with our equipment offers the highest picture quality?
HDMI (or DVI)
What does the .1 represent in Dolby Digital 5.1?
The subwoofer channel.
Displaying a widescreen picture on a standard (4:3) display will result in black bars called what?
Displaying a standard picture on a widescreen (16:9) display will result in black bars called what?
What does progressive scan mean?
All lines in a picture are drawn every time the picture is refreshed
What does interlaced mean?
Every other line in a picture is drawn every time the picture is refreshed
What is the term for the fiber optic cable used to transmit digital audio?
How many pins are in an HDMI connector?
What is the maximum number of pins in a DVI connector?
How many pins are in a VGA connector?
How many total speakers are in a 7.2 setup?
What are all of the channels in a 7.1 home theater setup?
Center channel, front left, front right, surround left, surround right, rear left, rear right, and subwoofer
Between what devices would the preamplifier reside?
The STB and the amplifier
What is removed from the video signal to compress digital video?
Static video information
What is a device or software that enables compression and/or decompression?
How many pictures, or frames, are there in an MPEG GOP?
What type of in home video connection carries information over 4 separate wires?
What is the aspect ratio for HDTV?
What format is associated with EDTV?
What are optical audio cables made of?
What is removed from digital video signals to compress them?
Static video information
What company developed ACP?
Name the High Fidelity audiovisual reproduction standard used in movie theaters, screening rooms, home theater, etc.
What is the horizontal resolution of 1080p?
What type of Speaker in a Home Theater System is used for powerful low-frequency effects that are felt more than heard in movie theaters?
What are the four Channels used in a Dolby Pro-Logic System?
Front left, center, front right and a mono surround channel that is usually split between two rear speakers. (Einstein Document ID HOW3321