Television and Video Systems : Operation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair / Edition 2

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Helps television and video systems technicians keep abreast of the latest technology and troubleshooting procedures for hands-on repairs in the field. Offers gradual, yet comprehensive coverage of all technical topics -- from basics to the most advanced levels of servicing. Presents both theory and troubleshooting procedures, and makes extensive use of block diagrams, illustrations, and schematics. Covers the latest technology (e.g., camcorders, satellite TV, and small-dish satellite systems. For television and video systems technicians and apprentices who need to keep pace with rapid advancements in video systems repair.

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Editorial Reviews

Focusing on TVs, VCRs, projection TVs, video monitors, and camcorders, this revised edition provides an up-to-date text on the theory and practical troubleshooting and repair of various video consumer products. Topics include electronic components, test equipment, basic troubleshooting techniques, power supplies, tuners and remote controls; video IF, detector, and AGC; video amplifiers; chroma signal processing; working with CRTs; television sound; digital television, monitors, and picture enhancement; satellite television; and HDTV. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780134420882
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/29/1998
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 451
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter ends with discussion questions.)


1. The Television System.

2. Television Receivers.

3. Electronic Components.

4. Test Equipment and Servicing Aids.

5. Basic Troubleshooting and Repair Techniques.

6. Power Supplies.

7. Vertical Deflection Circuits.

8. Horizontal Sweep Generators and Control Circuits.

9. Sync Stages.

10. Horizontal Drivers, Output, and High Voltage.

11. Shutdown/Startup Systems.

12. Tuners and Remote Controls.

13. Video IF, Detector, and AGC.

14. Video Amplifiers.

15. Chroma Signal Processing.

16. Chroma Switching and Color Sync.

17. Working with CRTS.

18. Television Sound.

19. Digital Television, Monitors, and Picture Enhancement.

20. Videocassette Recorders.

21. VCR Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Repair.

22. Projection Television.

23. Camcorders.

24. Satellite Television.

25. HDTV.



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