Newnes TV and Video Engineer's Pocket Book - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780750641944, 9780080497495

Newnes TV and Video Engineer's Pocket Book

3rd Edition

Hardcover ISBN: 9780750641944
eBook ISBN: 9780080497495
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 5th October 1999
Page Count: 503
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Table of 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.


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.

Key Features

Well known and essential tool for every service engineer Contains wide range of data and essential information in a compact formThoroughly updated to cover the latest technology such as digital TV and video technology


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


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

About the Authors


Eugene Trundle is the UK's leading author on servicing and TV technology, and a practising service engineer.