PAL (Phase Alternation Line)
The analog television system in use in European Countries and Russia (625 lines, 50 fields per second ).*
* To watch DVD-movies recorded in PAL format, you'll need multisystem DVD-player, supporting both TV formats.
NTSC (National Television Systems Committee)
The analog television system in use in the United States, Canada and some other countries (525 lines, 60 fields per second).