Definition of - SMPTE 259M
- SMPTE 259M
- SMPTE 259M is a standard published by SMPTE which "... describes a 10-bit serial digital interface operating at 143/270/360 Mb/s." The goal of SMPTE 259M is to define a Serial Digital Interface (based on a coax cable) this interface is usually called SDI or SD-SDI. There are 4 bitrates defined, which are normally used to transfer the following standard video formats.