NTSC (television standard)

The analog color television system used in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Japan and more, where NTSC M is the broadcast standard (M defining the 525/60 line and field format). It was defined by the NTSC in 1953. With the use of digital TV systems NTSC has become part of broadcasting history.

Note that ‘NTSC’ is often incorrectly used to describe the 525/60 television format even when it is in component or digital form.