color-subcarrier reference

Definitions

Electronics

  • In color TV, a continuous signal that has the same frequency as the chrominance subcarrier, and which is also fixed in phase with respect to the color burst. It serves as a phase reference for modulation and demodulation of a chrominance signal. Also called color-carrier reference, chrominance-carrier reference, or chrominance-subcarrier reference.
  • synonymchrominance-carrier reference
  • synonymchrominance-subcarrier reference
  • synonymcolor-carrier reference
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