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?