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
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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Chapter 19 Projection systems
Chapter 20 DVD
Chapter 21 Magnetic tape recording
Chapter 22 Digital recording and camcorder
Chapter 23 Cable and online television
Chapter 24 Multimedia convergence
Chapter 25 Interconnectivity and ports
Appendix A1 Teletext
Chapter 10 Plasma panels
Chapter 11 Liquid crystal display LCD
Chapter 12 DLP and SED
Chapter 13 Television receivers CRTtype
Chapter 15 DC power generation
Chapter 16 Flat panel television receivers
Chapter 17 TV sound mono and NICAM
Chapter 18 The digital TV reception
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