About x.v.color, P. 80) – Sony GV-HD700 User Manual
i.LINK-compatible devices can be
connected using an i.LINK cable. Possible
applications are operations and data
transactions with various digital AV
When two or more i.LINK-compatible
devices are daisy-chained with the unit,
operation becomes possible from any
device in the chain. Note that operation
method may vary, or data transactions may
not be possible, depending on specifications
and characteristics of the connected
• Normally, only one device can be connected to
this unit with an i.LINK cable. When
connecting this unit to an HDV/DV compatible
device having two or more i.LINK interfaces,
refer to the operating instructions of the device
to be connected.
• i.LINK is a more familiar term for the IEEE
1394 data transport bus proposed by Sony, and
is a trademark approved by many corporations.
• IEEE 1394 is an international standard
standardized by the Institute of Electrical and
About the i.LINK Baud rate
i.LINK’s maximum baud rate varies
according to the device. There are 3 types.
S100 (approx. 100Mbps*)
S200 (approx. 200Mbps)
S400 (approx. 400Mbps)
The baud rate is listed under
“Specifications” in the operating
instructions of each piece of equipment. It
is also indicated near the i.LINK interface
on some devices.
The baud rate may differ from the indicated
value when the unit is connected to a device
with a different maximum baud rate.
* What is Mbps?
Mbps stands for “megabits per second,” or
the amount of data that can be sent or
received in one second. For example, a
baud rate of 100 Mbps means that 100
megabits of data can be sent in one second.
To use i.LINK functions on this unit
For details on how to dub when this unit is
connected to other video devices having an
i.LINK interface, see page 38.
This unit can also be connected to other
i.LINK-compatible devices made by Sony
(for example, a VAIO series personal
computer) as well as to video devices.
Some i.LINK compatible video devices,
such as Digital Televisions, DVD,
MICROMV or HDV recorders/players are
not compatible with this unit. Before
connecting to other devices, make sure to
confirm whether the device is compatible
with an HDV/DV device or not. For details
on precautions and compatible application
software, refer also to the operating
instructions for the device to be connected.
• When connecting your VCR to another i.LINK-
compatible device, make sure to turn off the
power of the device and disconnect the AC
Adaptor from the wall outlet (wall socket)
before connecting or disconnecting the i.LINK
About the required i.LINK cable
Use the Sony i.LINK 4-pin-to-4-pin cable
(during HDV/DV dubbing).
• x.v.Color is a more familiar term for the xvYCC
standard proposed by Sony, and is a trademark
• xvYCC is an international standard for color
space in video. This standard can express a
wider color range than the currently used
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