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CTA-639 (ANSI)

Standards Details

Consumer Camcorder or Video Camera Low Light Performance
Document Number:
CTA-639 (ANSI)
The purpose of this document is to specify the recommended method and test conditions to determine the low light sensitivity of consumer camcorders operating on the North American 525 line, 60 Hz NTSC color video standard. Utilizing standard engineering video test equipment, test charts and simple adjustable lighting, the low light sensitivity of consumer-grade camcorders will be determined. The low light sensitivity of the unit under test will be expressed in lux.
Committe Name:
R4 Video Systems Committee
Publication Date:
December 01, 2010
$62.00 (Standard) $46.50 (Member)
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Video, consumer, consumer electronics, CTA, North American 525 line, 60 Hz NTSC color video standard, video test equipment, test charts, VHS, VCR, camcorders, video recorders


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