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Re: filmscanners: Scan for television screen

As you might already know, American televisions use a signal type called 
NTSC.  This signal is not directly compatible with either digital or 
analogue output from a computer, and requires the signal be converted to 
NTSC and RF.  So, the question of importance is not what scanning dpi is 
needed for a 21 inch TV, but what method will be used to allow these 
images to be available ao they can be displayed on an NTSC television.

If you happen to know anyone who has an Amiga computer, they can be 
converted to one of the Amiga graphic formats and the output to an NTSC 
VCR for viewing on an American TV set.


Maris V. Lidaka, Sr. wrote:

> My son needs some photos scanned for display on an American television (NOT
> a monitor).  TVs I am aware have screens measured in lines per inch but not
> dpi.
> Question:  What dpi should my resulting image be for display on a 21" TV?
> Maris Lidaka


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