Don't worry if you never took a physics course, you can easily update your electronics knowledge by following Lou's clear and logical systems-level approach. When you finish this book you will understand different types of electronic circuits, how they work, and how they fit together to create modern electronic equipment, enabling you to apply, use, select, operate, and discuss common electronic products and systems. And all this is explained using basic functional building blocks rather than detailed circuit analysis! Lou Frenzel has 25+ years of electronics industry experience, taught as a college professor, written 17 books on electronics, and currently is a technology editor for Electronic Design magazine where he researches and writes about electronics.The cable comes into your home and is usually split two or more times and sent to wall connectors in the various rooms. ... The cable box is like a tuner in that its main job is to select one of the many channels and send it to your TV set. Figure 11.16 shows a simplified block diagram of a typical cable box, usually called a set-top box (STB). The input is a ... An additional feature of many of the newer STBs is a built-in digital video recorder (DVR). ... A typical U.S. system is Verizona#39;s FiOS.
|Author||:||Louis E. Frenzel|
|Publisher||:||Newnes - 2010|