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The PAL (Phase Alternate Line) analogue video standard, commonly used in Europe.

The Phase Alternate Line (PAL) system for analogue colour CRT display was in common use in Europe – except in France, which used SÉCAM.

Example questions:

  • Can I use an PAL machine in the USA?
  • Can I play PAL games on a NTSC machine?
  • Can I convert video in PAL to NTSC or vice versa?