Newnes Guide to Television and Video Technology: The Guide for the Digital Age - from HDTV, DVD and flat-screen technologies to Multimedia Broadcasting, Mobile TV and Blu Ray

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Newnes, Sep 14, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 608 pages
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This book provides a full and comprehensive coverage of video and television technology including the latest developments in display equipment, HDTV and DVD. Starting with TV fundamentals, the bulk of the book covers the many new technologies that are bringing growth to the TV and video market, such as plasma and LCD, DLP (digital light processing), DVD, Blu ray technology, Digital television, High Definition television (HDTV) and video projection systems.

For each technology, a full explanation is provided of its operation and practical application, supported by over 300 diagrams including schematic diagrams of commercially available consumer equipment. Where relevant, testing and fault finding procedures are outlined together with typical fault symptoms supported by photographs.

The new edition has a number of useful appendices on microcomputer/microcontroller systems, test instruments, serial buses (I2C and RS 232), teletext and error correction techniques.

The book is intended for students of electronics and practicing engineers. In particular, it will useful for students on vocational courses and service engineers as well as enthusiasts.

* The definitive guide to the new technologies transforming the world of television: HDTV, Digital TV, DVD recorders, hard disk recorders, wide-screen CRT, flat screen technologies and others
* A practical approach, including troubleshooting and servicing information
* Covers UK, European and North American systems
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Colour television
13
Chapter 3 Digital television
31
Chapter 4 MPEG encoding
39
Chapter 5 High definition television
59
Chapter 6 Audio encoding
73
Chapter 7 MPEG2 transport stream
97
Chapter 8 Channel encoding
109
Chapter 9 Video reproduction
129
Chapter 19 Projection systems
367
Chapter 20 DVD
387
Chapter 21 Magnetic tape recording
421
Chapter 22 Digital recording and camcorder
467
Chapter 23 Cable and online television
499
Chapter 24 Multimedia convergence
507
Chapter 25 Interconnectivity and ports
527
Appendix A1 Teletext
539

Chapter 10 Plasma panels
143
Chapter 11 Liquid crystal display LCD
179
Chapter 12 DLP and SED
207
Chapter 13 Television receivers CRTtype
221
colour processing
251
Chapter 15 DC power generation
271
Chapter 16 Flat panel television receivers
283
Chapter 17 TV sound mono and NICAM
321
Chapter 18 The digital TV reception
339
Appendix A2 I2C serial control bus
547
Appendix A3 Error control techniques
549
Appendix A4 Processing devices
553
Appendix A5 The OSI sevenlayer reference model
559
Appendix A6 HDMIDVI compatibility
561
Appendix A7 The decibel dB
563
Appendix A8 Amplitude and frequency modulation
565
Index
569
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