Newnes Guide to Television and Video Technology. Edition No. 3

  • ID: 1768750
  • Book
  • 464 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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A truly accessible guide to TV technology and the Digital revolution.

The third edition of the Newnes Guide to Television & Video Technology is the definitive guide to analogue and digital TV technology. Eugene Trundle explores the fundamentals of Digital TV (satellite, cable and terrestrial) and Digital Video, as well as providing a thorough grounding in analogue systems.

The readable style of this book makes it the first choice for a wide range of readers working in TV manufacturing, broadcasting and retail. It also makes fascinating reading for anyone who wants to discover the technical side of the Digital revolution gain a better understanding of their home video equipment, or simply learn more about how their TV works.

Newnes Guide to Television & Video Technology is essential reading for service engineers and electronic servicing students, and provides an ideal foundation text for the relevant units of City & Guilds 2240, NVQs and the new City & Guilds Progression Awards (6958).

A truly accessible guide to TV technology and the Digital revolution
Essential information for all servicing students and professionals
Includes full coverage of analog systems, and new material on Digital
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Preface
Basic television
Light and colour
Reading and writing in three colours
The PAL system
Transmission and reception
Colour decoding
TV display systems
The TV receiver
Teletext
PAL-Plus, MAC and enhanced TV
TV sound systems
Digital TV
Satellite TV
Cable TV
Development of video tape recording
Magnetic tape basics and video signals
Video tape: tracks and transport
Signal processing: video
Signal processing: audio
Servo systems and motor drive
System control for VCRs
The complete VCR
Analogue camcorders and home video
Digital tape formats and computer editing
Tape formats compared
DVD players
Care, operation and maintenance
Interconnection and compatibility
Index
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TRUNDLE, EUGENE
Eugene Trundle is the UK's leading author on servicing and TV technology, and a practising service engineer.
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