- The resolution is suitable for video home system (VHS), with resolution 360x240pixels
- Adopted non-interlaced scan
- Using NTSC, play video maximum frame rate at 30 000/1001≈29.97fps/second
- PAL tv system, resolution reach up to 288 tv lines.
- CIF format is an old standard for video surveillance system
When searching for standalone Digital Video Recorder (DVR) or Network Video Recorder (NVR) you will see QCIF, CIF, 4CIF, D1, 960H parameters in every standalone DVR /NVR technical information table. CIF, 4CIF, D1, 960H are the recording and playback resolution for security DVR while it’s often 720p and 1080p for NVRs. These parameters are important factors in determining the video recording surveillance resolution quality of a DVR or NVR .What’s CIF ? CIF is the abbreviation of Common Intermediate Format. CIF=360x240pixels CIF format with follow features: