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SECAM output in France?


June 21, 2015 | 9:28 pm

Hello Jitter users in France,
I’ve got a performance next month in France and the organizers contacted me and said that my video needed to be in SECAM format. This confuses me: I thought SECAM was for broadcasts, and I’m only going to be hooking sending video out my computer to their projector. Haven’t run into this issue before in France — I have used PAL for DVDs, or have just pushed video out my computer at a projector. Can I ask Jitter users in France what they normally do for output to projectors?

bob pritchard

June 22, 2015 | 2:43 pm

You should ask them to clarify whether their projector is actually expecting an analog SECAM signal, or if by specifying SECAM they are just referring to the standard resolution/field rate of 720 x 576/50 Hz. If they do actually want an analog signal (which would be very unusual) then you’re most likely going to need some sort of converter anyway.

June 22, 2015 | 2:47 pm

Thanks David!

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