Some people believe that the TV scan rate is locked to the local power line.
TVs never ever used the line frequency for vertical rate. The vertical rate
is not even equal to line frequency, actually 59.94 Hz (NTSC). It was set
originally to 60 Hz to minimize the visibility of interference between the
deflection and power transformer. When NTSC added color, it changed to
59.94 Hz for highly technical reasons. And, TVs no longer have power
|NotTaR of Television Sets : About the vertical scan rate
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