Newnes TV and Video Engineer

Newnes TV and Video Engineer's Pocket Book

This well-known book is an essential tool for every service engineer, and an extremely useful reference source for a wide range of engineers, students, sales and installation staff. It presents a wide range of data and key information in a compact form, covering television reception, satellite and cable television, video recorders, colour camera technology, teletext, sound systems, fault-finding procedures and much more.The new edition has been thoroughly updated to include digital and other new technologies, with new chapters on digital camcorders and VCRs, digital television, Dolby sound systems, and home cinema.Eugene Trundle is well known as a contributor to Television and other magazines, and as author of a number of books on servicing and TV technology. He also works in the servicing industry, so his writing is based on hands-on experience.

Audience
Service engineers, hobbyists, students, equipment manufacturers, sales staff

Hardbound, 503 Pages

Published: October 1999

Imprint: Newnes

ISBN: 978-0-7506-4194-4

Reviews

  • "The book is affordable and has a life beyond this course for a student who goes on to pursue broadcast engineering as a profession."

Contents

  • Components and assemblies; Television and video waveforms and standards; Aerials and receivers; Satellite television; Tubes for picture pick-up and display; Television cameras and colour encoding; Television signal processing; Teletext and viewdata; nicam stereo sound; Timebase circuits; Power supply systems; Video on magnetic tape; Video recorder signal processing; Servo systems; Video recorder deck control; Audio record and playback; Tape deck mechanics and servicing; Control systems; Test equipment and fault diagnosis; Digital TV; Digital Camcorders and VCRs; Dolby sound systems and home cinema; Reference data; Index.

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