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I received a VCD as a gift from Singapore. Since the voltage used in Canada is different from Asia, I need a voltage transformer in order to hook up the VCD to my TV. Can anyone suggest where I can get the transformer or do I need one at all? What is NTSC and PAL?
Thank you in advance!
-- Faustina Khiu (email@example.com), July 05, 1999
Try Radio Shack , they should have one though it might be a little pricey if you buy it from them, you could also try to look for a place that sells electronics components (electronics parts etc..) it's cheaper than radio shack's ...
-- mhel marc (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 06, 1999.
NTSC is the television standard used in North America and some parts of South America. Most of the rest of the world uses PAL. PAL has a little higher resolution than NTSC. Unfortunately Regular TVs, not computers, can not change resolutions and as a result PAL encoded films get cropped off when viewed on an NTSC television. Computers can hange resolutions very easily and and PAL looks normal on a PC as does NTSC on a PC.
-- The Lone Ranger (email@example.com), July 06, 1999.