Tape conversion: You can exchange tapes with friends or relatives living abroad, or for business and education. PAL or NTSC VCR is required to do this. ( Note: if you have a PAL or NTSC tape then you have to have a VCR that is able to play that tape as well as this converter, you will not be able to play a PAL tape in an NTSC VCR and likewise, you will not be able to play an NTSC tape in a PAL1 VCR ). TVs: Take your NTSC American TV overseas or bring your PAL TV to the USA . Using the high quality conversion quality of the SB-3690 to convert TV signals you can use any PAL or NTSC TV to view any type of broadcast signal in the world. Eliminating the need to buy a new multi-system TV set. Since this converter has a digital video processing, you will have a very low signal degradation, almost impossible to see the difference. Note that the SB-3690 will not covert an RF signal. International travel and relocation: You can use your video equipment with the SB-3690 while traveling or relocating to a country using a different TV system. Can be used for many business purposes such as: Airline, Ship and Train. Camcorders: Use your PAL camcorder in the USA or your NTSC camcorder overseas on a PAL TV. You can also convert movies from your camcorder. For example: Make a NTSC tape from a PAL camcorder using the SB-3690 to convert the signal. Computer: Use SB-3960 to connect your computer to standard TV or Projector, for gaming or presentation purposes. Also you would be able to view any of your home video equipment on a computer monitor.
Analog converters in most of the cases will not convert Frequency 50/60Hz and therefore will not work with many TV's. SB-3690 is a digital converter, which means that it will handle any PAL or NTSC formats, convert frequency, real time conversion, no signal delay, will not require TV to have a vertical hold or any other special features. SB-3690 is guaranteed to work for all TV's and with all types of equipment.
Audio: Audio signal needs to be sent separate audio cables to the display or recording source. There would be no audio delay.