What TV system in Portugal

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  1. irvspeed

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    My son-in-law has just moved to portugal. TVs & sky etc are on the way. I assume that sky will work OK on his UK TV's but he is considering buying an LCD 17". I told him that I have read somewhere that it is a slightly different system out there & there may be probs with the sound. Does anyone know what the system is and how would the TV's mix & match? I have told him he may need a portugess TV to get loacl TV out there.
     
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    The sound/vision carrier spacing on the Continent is indeed different to ours in the UK.

    However, this applies only to analogue terrestrial transmissions.

    If you use an STB to feed the set through a Scart, then this becomes irrelevant.

    Hope this helps. :thumbsup:
     
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    Their terrestrial analogue TV will use a different intercarrier sound frequency.
    They use PAL-B and PAL-G whereas we use PAL-I.

    Chris Muriel, Manchester.
     
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    Thanks for the info, much appreaciated.
     

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