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Video Format Standards: Which Countries use NTSC, PAL or SECAM
Each country has a different video format standard. The United States
uses a video standard called NTSC. The United Kingdom uses a video standard
called PAL. Videos recorded in the PAL video standard will not look good on
a NTSC VCR. Videos recorded in a NTSC video standard will not look good on a
Worldwide video standards are divided into three catagories: NTSC, PAL
and SECAM. Most of what is sold today in the USA is either NTSC or PAL. I
think that the web sites below that say a country uses SECAM will also
sell/use PAL. I think that PAL and SECAM are basically interchangeable and
SECAM is becoming obsolete and being replaced by PAL.
The countries that use NTSC include much of North, Central and South
America along with Cambodia, Japan, South Korea and the Philippines. The
countries that use PAL include Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Below are web sites that tell which countries have what video standards.
Some web sites have some information others do not so I want to include a few
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