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1

What is the advantage of MPEG?

Less data for the same quality picture

2

What are the 3 kinds of encoded pictures in MPEG?

I, P, and B pictures

3

What does the "I" in I Picture mean?

Intra-coded, a single compressed picture that contains all the spatial information of a video picture

4

What does the "P" in P Picture mean?

P is a predictive picture, based on the nearest previous I or P picture

5

What does the "B" in B Picture mean?

Bi-directional picture, uses both past andsubsequent pictures as references to calculate thecompressed picture data.

6

What is a HTIB?

Home Theater in a box, a complete matched surround sound system packaged in a single box

7

Who is responsible for configuration and setup of a home theater system?

The customer

8

What is digital compression?

Reducing the quantity of data while retaining as much quality as possible

9

What term describes the proportion of screen width to screen height?

Aspect Ratio

10

What type of cable carries a digital picture signal, but no audio?

DVI

11

What type of cable carries a digital picture signal as well as digital audio?

HDMI

12

What type of cable combines all video information into a single line level signal?

Composite

13

In component cables, what cable carries luminance information?

Green

14

In component cables, what cable carries the information relating to the difference between blue and luminance?

Blue

15

In component cables, what cable carries the information relating to the difference between red and luminance?

Red

16

What are the 2 types of signals carried by an S-Video cable?

Chrominance and luminance

17

This is an analog cable type commonly used with computer monitors.

VGA

18

In an 1080i picture, how many lines are drawn every 1/60th of a second?

540

19

How many vertical lines are in a 720p picture?

1280

20

What is considered the minimum resolution for HD?

720p

21

What compression protocol does Comcast use for video in their set top boxes?

MPEG2

22

Method used to digitally represent analog audio signals

PCM

23

What cable type that is compatible with our equipment offers the highest picture quality?

HDMI (or DVI)

24

What does the .1 represent in Dolby Digital 5.1?

The subwoofer channel.

25

Displaying a widescreen picture on a standard (4:3) display will result in black bars called what?

Letterboxing

26

Displaying a standard picture on a widescreen (16:9) display will result in black bars called what?

Pillarboxing

27

What does progressive scan mean?

All lines in a picture are drawn every time the picture is refreshed

28

What does interlaced mean?

Every other line in a picture is drawn every time the picture is refreshed

29

What is the term for the fiber optic cable used to transmit digital audio?

TOSLINK

30

How many pins are in an HDMI connector?

19