Practical TV and Video Systems Repair / Edition 1

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Practical TV and Video Systems Repair is a comprehensive text for second year electronics students on the theoretical design and practical service techniques for video electronics such as TVs, VCRs, satellite TV receivers and other video devices. The entire text uses an input-process-output model to discuss the details of electronic circuitry. This approach creates a higher level of understanding by consistently linking theory, application and troubleshooting. As such, the text, as well as each individual chapter, moves from basic theories to practical applications to troubleshooting techniques. Providing students with a complete and consistent approach to learning, each chapter outlines objectives, discusses theory and practice, and arranges learning checks in the form of review questions, service calls, test equipment primers and end-of-chapter summaries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827385474
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.93 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

John Ross is a senior consultant with SharePoint911. He has more than seven years of experience implementing solutions for clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies and government organizations. John has worked with all project phases from analysis to implementation and has been involved with a wide range of SharePoint solutions that include public-facing Internet sites, corporate intranets, and extranets. He is a coauthor of The Ted Pattison Group's course SPG301: SharePoint Planning and Governance. John lives in Orlando, Florida.

Mr. Chartrand holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Queen┬┐s university in Kingston Ontario. He has been teaching digital courses for 20 years at Niagara College in Welland , Ontario. Mr. Chartrand has made industry contributions with various designs including interfacing an infrared camera to a PC, creating a digital circuit board used as a PC training system, and designing a control pendant for an air-filled medical bed. He also worked as a plant engineer for General Motors.

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Table of Contents

FUNDAMENTALS: Electronic Systems. Energy, Signals, and Frequencies. Radio Frequency Signals. Circuit Functions. Manipulating Signals for Communication. Troubleshooting Methods. Summary. Review Questions. DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS: Boolean Algebra. Digital Number Systems. Digital Building Blocks. Multivibrators, Schmitt Triggers, and Flip-flops. Control. Timing. Major Integrated Circuit Families. Using Digital Circuits to Manipulate Frequencies. Microprocessors. Troubleshooting Digital Circuits. Summary. Review Questions. LINEAR POWER SUPPLIES: Power Supply Basics. Voltage Multipliers. Overvoltage and Overcurrent Protection in Linear Power Supplies. Linear Power Supply Circuits. Troubleshooting Power Supply Circuits. Summary. Review Questions. SWITCHED-MODE POWER SUPPLIES: SMPS Basics. Scan-derived Power Supplies. Switched -mode Power Supply Circuits. Troubleshooting Switched-mode Power Supply Problems. Summary. Review Questions. SYNC SIGNALS AND HORIZONTAL DEFLECTION CIRCUITS: Sync Separation. Horizontal Deflection Basics. Horizontal AFC Circuits. Horizontal Oscillator Circuits. Horizontal Driver and Output Circuits. Complete Horizontal Deflection Systems. IC-based Horizontal Scan Systems. Troubleshooting Sync and Horizontal Circuits. Summary. Review Questions. SYNC SIGNALS AND VERTICAL DEFLECTION SIGNALS: Vertical Deflection Signal Basics. Vertical Oscillator Circuits. Vertical Driver and Output Amplifier Circuits. IC-based Vertical Scanning Circuits. Troubleshooting Vertical Deflection Circuits. Summary. Review Questions. TUNERS AND TUNING CONTROL SYSTEMS: Tuner Stage Circuits. Varactor of Diodes. Tuner Control Systems. Troubleshooting Tuners and Tuner Control Systems. Summary. Review Questions. IF/AFT/AGC CIRCUITS: Processing INtermediate Frequency Signals. Selectivity and Attenuation. I-F Amplifier Stage Gain, Coupling, and Neutralization. Automatic Gain Control. I-F Amplifier Circuit Characteristics. Detection of the Picture and Sound Carriers. I-F Section Troubleshooting. Summary. Review Questions. PROCESSING THE SOUND SIGNAL: Producing and Shaping the Sound Signal. Demodulating the Sound Signal. Audio Amplifiers. Audio Channels. Troubleshooting Sound Circuits. Summary. Review Questions. LUMINANCE SIGNALS AND VIDEO AMPLIFIERS: A Brief Overview. Amplifying Luminance Signals. Video Signal Gain Requirements. Luminance Processing Applications. Separating the Sync Signals from the Composite Video Signal. Troubleshooting Luminance and Sync Signal Circuits. Summary. Review Questions. CHROMINANCE SIGNALS AND CHROMA AMPLIFIERS: Where Do Chrominance Signals Come From? Separating the Chrominance Signal From the Composite Video Signal. Revisiting the Luminance/Chrominance Integrated Circuit. R,G, B Driver and Video Output Stages. Troubleshooting Color Processing Circuits. Summary. Review Questions. CRTS AND PROJECTION TELEVISION SYSTEMS: Cathode Ray Tube Basics. Display Adjustments. Projection Television Display Methods. Troubleshooting Picture Tube Faults. Summary. Review Questions. HDTV AND COMPUTER MONITORS: Interlaced and Non-interlaced Scanning. High-definition Television. Computer Monitors. Computer Monitor Operation. Computer Monitor Circuits. Troubleshooting Computer Monitors. Summary. Review Questions. BASIC APPROACHES TO MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE: Finding Success Through People Skills. Succeeding Through Busines Skills. Locating Schematics and Other Information. GLOSSARY. INDEX.
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