color subcarrier

Definitions

Electronics

  • In color TV, the carrier whose sidebands are added to the luminance signal, in order to convey the color information. The frequency of this carrier signal is set at 3.579545 MHz. Also called color carrier, chrominance carrier, chrominance subcarrier, or subcarrier (2).
  • synonymchrominance carrier
  • synonymchrominance subcarrier
  • synonymcolor carrier
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