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■ Pan & Scan and Letterbox
In general, DVD Video is produced for viewing on a wide
television screen with an aspect ratio of 16:9. This means
you can now view most material with the intended aspect
ratio on a wide-screen television.
This ratio will not fit on a standard television that has an
aspect ratio of 4:3. Two picture styles, Pan & Scan and
Letterbox, deal with this problem.
• Pan & Scan cuts off the left and right portions of the
picture to fill the screen.
• Letterbox inserts black bands at the top and bottom of
the picture to reproduce an aspect ratio of 16:9.
■ S-Video signal
With the S-Video signal system, the video signal normally
transmitted using a pin cable is separated and transmitted
as the Y signal for the luminance and the C signal for the
chrominance through the S-Video cable. Using the
S VIDEO jack eliminates video signal transmission loss
and allows recording and playback of even more beautiful
■ Title, Chapter (DVD Video)
DVD video lets you divide a disc in a big way by titles or a
small way by chapters. Each division is either called a title
number or a chapter number.
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