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    • How Many Songs is 8GB?

      How Many Songs is 8GB?

      An 8GB device’s capacity varies depending on the device. A typical device can play MP3 files, but others can play a variety of file types which could easily occupy more or less space than the typical MP3. Most 8GB devices are designed to play MP3 files but can be different based on the manufacturer of

    • How to Burn a MKV File

      How to Burn a MKV File

      MKV, or Matroska Multimedia Container, is an open source, file container format. MKV files are able to store an unlimited number of video, audio, and subtitle files within one file. Matroska files use the .MKV file extension for video files that contain audio and video, the .MKA file extension for audio files, and the .MKS

    • Digital Camera Batteries

      Digital Camera Batteries

      Digital cameras are electrical energy consuming devices.  They will typically require the use of batteries to power them.  Digital camera batteries can come in many varieties which may be designed specifically for a manufacturer or brand. There are different kinds of digital camera batteries which are available for purchase.  Several are designed to be rechargeable

    • Surround Sound

      Surround Sound

      Surround sound is a term used mainly in conjunction with a home theater system, where sound has been digitally processed and sent to multi channels, giving you the effect of being enveloped by sound. In order to experience surround sound, you must have a few components including a home theater receiver that includes digital signal

    • Projector Lumens

      Projector Lumens

      Projectors have quite a variety of uses these days, whether in the boardroom or classroom to give a presentation, or the home to project digital, high definition TV and video to a screen. While there are many aspects that determine whether a projector will project high quality images (e.g. resolution, contrast, etc.), one type of

    • How CCTV Works

      How CCTV Works

      CCTV (Closed Circuit TV) uses one or more video cameras to transmit video and sometimes audio images to a monitor, set of monitors, or video recorder. The difference between CCTV and standard TV is that standard TV openly broadcasts signals to the public. CCTV is not openly transmitted to the public. CCTV uses either wireless

    • HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface)

      HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface)

      HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface. It is a compact 19-pin plug and cable for connecting High-Definition video and multi-channel audio-capable as well as helping to speed the convergence of computer and consumer AV products. High Definition technology or HD has seen a rapid increase in consumer use especially with HDTVs, HD-DVD and Blu-ray

    • How Plasma TV Works

      How Plasma TV Works

      Plasma screens might seem like new technology because of their heightened popularity in recent years. However, plasma screens were first created in 1964, and have been in use ever since. The basic idea behind that of a plasma display is to illuminate tiny colored fluorescent lights to form images. Each pixel is made up of

    • Converting VGA to RCA

      Converting VGA to RCA

      What is VGA? The Video Graphics Array (VGA) is a type of display hardware. The VGA connector is a 15 pin connection which relays all of the visual data to be shown to the computer screen. Each pin corresponds to a color, ground or placement information for the display. This has been in use ever since the 1990s

    • What is a QAM Tuner?

      What is a QAM Tuner?

      A QAM tuner (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation tuner) is a device that allows television sets to receive digital channels. QAM tuners are included in most modern television sets, although there are many that have not yet been upgraded to process digital channels. QAM tuners can be used in conjunction with a set top box or “cable

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