Component Video

July 24, 2012

See also: Separate Video (S Video), Composite Video

CIMM DEFINITION: An analog signal that is split into two or more components resulting in higher quality. (Most common is three separate analog components.) Component video is unlike Separate Video which carries two separate signals or a Composite Video which carries a lower quality single video signal. There is no audio in component video so it must be must be paired with audio cables.