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Digital/HDTV Terms that Begin with Y
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Abbreviation for luminance/chrominance, aka S-video signal. Color and detail signals are kept separate, thus preventing composite video artifacts. Cable uses four-pin connector. Used with S-VHS VCRs, DVD players, Hi-8, and DBS receivers.
Y, PB, PR
The most advanced method for interconnecting decoded video data. Generally used where a digital TV signal source is used. Preferred connection for High Definition TV signals; enables superior quality in transmitted picture. The video signal is separated into its component parts of brightness and color differentials.
Y, U, V
Also sometimes referred to as Y, Cr, Cb, where a video signal is separated into components of brightness and color, arguably to a degree more advanced than S-video.