"PAL to SECAM Conversion"


PAL is the European Colour TV standard, also used in many other countries. PAL uses different colour encoding but unlike NTSC it uses the same frame rate (50 frames per second) as SECAM. To view or record PAL video in colour it is thus only necessary to convert the colour encoding from PAL to SECAM. If you do not wish to use VCR sources conversion is simple. Colour conversion as offered by the Original ACE is then sufficient. (Please note that both ACEs work with Chipped DVDs.) VCR sources are not as stable and in this case our Full World Standards Convertor should be used.


The ACE fits quite simply between your Broadcast Receiver, Laserdisc or DVD player and your SECAM video display and automatically handles conversion of PAL to SECAM when required, enabling the discs to be viewed properly in full colour. SECAM discs will still play correctly. All the ACE controls act as normal and allow you to control the picture in the usual way. Simple isn't it!

NOTE: The sophisticated technology used in the Original ACE gives excellent quality conversion on stable sources such as analogue or digital broadcast, Laserdisc, DVD or Digital Camcorders with performance and facilities far beyond that offered by analogue converters. For VCR sources our Full World Standards Convertor should be used. This is the most flexible unit available on the market with full colour correction at Only 299.95 in the UK!

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