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TV Video Circuits
This high-performance video-camera link transmits signals from your video camera to your VCR, or from your VCR to TVs throughout your home. The first stage of the rf chain is a crystal-controlled oscillator, Q1, with a frequency of 60 to 65 MHz, which is one-eighth of the final output frequency. The oscillator produces a signal of about +6...
The circuit uses a track-and-hold amplifier in a closed-loop configuration to clamp the back-porch voltage of a standard video waveform to 0 V. The circuit"s outputs include a clamped composite-video signal and a TTL-level horizontal-blanking pulse. Differential input buffer IC1 and the summing amplifier IC2 isolate the input video signal....
The main requirement for efficient de restoration is to provide a short time-constant during the clamp period, with a long time-constantlluring the active line time. The switch within the Harris HI201HS has an on resistance of 30 0 and the PM! buffer, BUF03, has an input resistance of 50 MO.
Video Signal Carrier Circuit
In the video system of Figs. A and R, a single coaxial cable carries power to the remote location, selects one of eight video channels, and returns the selected signal. The system can choose one of several remote surveillance-camera signals, for example, and display the picture on a monitor near the interface box. The heart of the multiplexer...
Video Master Circuit
The video master consists of a series of converters that place all your video sources on unused UHF channels, which then combines them with normal TV channels (terrestrial or cable into one cable). That one cable can then feed several TV sets for whole-house coverage. The desired video source is selected with the TV set`s tuner.
Universal Video Interface Circuit
This combination sync stripper and universal video interface can solve a lot of problems for you, including Super-Nintcndo-to-anything interfacing, video overlay and scope TV frame locking. Kits, fully tested units, and custom cable assemblies are available tlirough Redmond Cable.
Tv Line Pulse Extractor
This circuit uses a sync-generator chip, a counter, and a decoder to detect the horizontal sync pulse that occurs a
This circuit extracts the sync pulses from a video signal over a wide range of amplitudes and operates a single +15 V supply. IC1 buffers and amplifies the incoming signal and applies it via C3 to the peak detector, consisting of D2 and C4. It is also applied to one input of a comparator, IC2. The other input of IC2 is set at a voltage...
The incoming RGB inputs are terminated with resistors Rl, R2, and R3 and potentiometers RVl, RV2, and RV3. These provide input impedances of approximately 75 0. The presets should be adjusted to provide a maximum input of 1 V pk-pk into the MC1377. The inputs are ac-coupled into the encoder; the large value capacitor is required for the 60 Hz...
Remote Selection Video Switch
The A/B Switch circuit consists of three ICs and a handful of resistors. Two gates from a 4011 quad 2-input N
The circuit will accept a video signal, separate the sync pulses, invert the video, and add new video to the old sync pulses. The video signal is brought in through Jl and applied to a clamping circuit consisting of Cl, Dl, D2,D3, Rl, and R2. The clamp circuit forces all of the sync pulses to align with the same de voltage level. With the...
PAL Colour Encoder (TEA2000-V1)
A PAL color encoder and video summer which requires just composite sync and composite blanking inputs, and a 6-bit binary coded input giving the color information. The inputs are organized as 2 bits per primary color with gamma correction automatically applied to the resultant luminance and chrominance levels.
This figure shows a one-of-two switch with a sunnning amplifier. The video source"s line can be terminated either externally or internally to switch RO. With this termination resistor, a load change of less than 1 0 will be seen by the source when the switch changes state. For this reason, input isolation amplifiers are. not necessary. R4 can...
This circuit shows a simple way to add text information to a composite-video signal that might be floating at some indeterminate de level. The text generator and composite-video source must have the same sync signal. The video-input and -output signals share the same terminal. C3 couples the video signal to the output of a rectifier circuit...
IC5 generates RS-170 NTSC synch. IC1, IC2, and IC3 make up the red, green, and blue video signals that drive the video
Tum on a game, computer, videodisc player, or whatever, and its output takes priority over the antenna-derived signal-the antenna is disconnected and the alternate source is fed to the monitor. When the alternate video source is no longer detected, the switch automatically reconnects the antenna. When the rf carrier is detected, a high logic...
The circuit is built around a 4001 quad two-input NOR gate, it provides switch selectable auto-advance times of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 seconds through the remote-control socket of your projector. Ula and Ulb form an astable multivibrator, with its operating frequency dependent on the number of timing resistors switched into the circuit via S2....
Atv Video Sampler Circuit Circuit
This unit picks up your ATV signal by sampling the transmission line with negligible insertion loss. It uses 2 N connectors for input and output connections. A BNC connector is used on the video output. The detected output is connected to your monitor and scope so that you can accurately adjust your transmitter for proper video and synch...
Video title generator
Want to add video to your next project? This device uses a PIC16F819 and not much else. Getting 20 characters to a line is possible by using the SPI port to generate video. Neat trick, eh? The character set is limited to upper case and a few punctuation marks and uses a 'folded data table' to store the image data in the space available. Input to...
Video Switcher with PIC16F819
This device uses the second method (which, if you don't already know, requires about 100 times less parts), but adds motion detection to switch cameras. The usual way to detect motion is to store a complete video frame and then look for changes on successive frames. Again, a lot of trouble can be saved by only sampling 64 locations on the...
Video Stabilizer circuit
Have you ever attempted to copy a commercially produced video only to end up with a distorted and jumpy image? If so, then you have run afoul of MacroVision. MacroVision is the most popular copy protection scheme used on the majority of content distributed on VHS cassettes. Like all copy protection, it does nothing to discourage the real pirates...
Video precision sync separator
The GS4882 and GS4982 are precision sync separators for extracting timing information from NTSC, PAL, and SECAM video signals. The GS4882 generates noise immune and temperature stable composite sync, vertical sync, back porch and odd/even field signals. The GS4982 provides a horizontal sync output for those applications requiring horizontal...
Video monitor adapter enhances oscilloscope
Video signals can be difficult to display on an oscilloscope. Normal trigger circuits in most oscilloscopes have trouble getting a stable trigger from the combined vertical and horizontal sync signals, color burst, and picture signal in a composite video waveform. Even the TV Sync trigger detector available in some low-cost oscilloscopes is...
These days many more audio-visual devices in the home are connected together. This is especially the case with the TV, which may be connected to a DVD pla..
Video IF circuit TV Schematic Diagram
This section serves to strengthen the signal until the signal level is required. IF amplifier is equipped with AGC (Automatic Gain Controller) which controls the strengthening of the IF amplifier so that a constant amplitude output video. Amplifier frequency range from 32 ~ 60 MHz makes this amplifier suitable for applications multistandar. IF sig
Video DVM circuit
Video-DVM is a very cheap DVM that shows how an output as complex as a videocomposite signal can be generated entirely in software: two I/O pins and three resistors are all the hardware required. Connected to any TV set it displays voltages, included max and min peaks, using both giant digits and an analog bar-display . A serial data output for...
Video Camera switcher MAX454
The video switcher described here can display the output of two, three, or four cameras on a single monitor. The number of cameras is set by a DIP switch on the circuit board. That feature avoids blank displays if less than four cameras are used by sequencing through only the inputs that are connected to a camera. In the automatic mode, the...
Video Buffer with Strobed DC Restore
The GB4551 is a high performance video buffer with DC restore primarily used for accurate back porch clamping. The circuit features a wideband differential amplifier that can be configured as a gain stage. The output signal voltage is limited to +2V above the clamp level in order to prevent damage to crosspoints or other circuits connected...
Video Activated Relay
This simple circuit from the May 1996 Think Tank column of Popular Electronics activates a relay when it senses a composite video signal. This allows you to use the tuner built into your VCR to turn on and off older TVs that are not equipped with a remote. It can also be used to activate surround sound equipment, turn off the room lights, turn...
VGA to video converter
I used the first circuit to generate the greyscale video, and mixed in the composite sync obtained from the second circuit, I had tried just mixing in the Hsync and Vsync as per the first circuit but couldn`t get this to sync the TV. The adapter itself is no use without a driver on the computer to force the VGA adapter to use PAL/NTSC timings, the
TV video processor. The EGG 1134 contains a picture IF amplifier, avideo detector,a video amplifier,keyed AGC with noise immunity, delayed AGC for thetuner, an AFT amplifier, a sound IF amplifier, asound carrier detector, a4.5 MHz sound carrier amplifier and a reverse AGC voltage for MOS FET tuner. Coil data is shown below schematic (courtesy...
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Ultrasonic distance finder circuit
The circuit described here uses ultrasonic oscillations and operates based on the propagation velocity of these oscillations in the air. Thus, we can easily determine the distance of two points if the time within which the wave travels this distance is measured. There are three main categories of distance measurement methods in use: a) By...
Simple Metal detector circuit with CD4030
Sometimes the precious metals are hidden too deep and are not detected except with complicated devices. In many cases, however, small pieces of precious metal buried near the surface can be detected by relatively simple means. Everyone is very attractive to find something potentially valuable, hidden a few centimeters below the soil. So many...
Fully automatic watering circuit for flower pots
Many times for various reasons we forget or can not water the plants that we have in our homes. And many humidity sensors units just notify us with a beeping sound or with a flashing light, that the pot needs watering. But what if we are away from home? This circuit comes as a solution to this problem. Depending on humidity of the pot at...
Simple deep searching metal detector circuit
The principle behind a metal detector is really very simple. Proof of this is the circuit that follows, in which it proves that the construction of a metal detector can be done in the minute, with few components that we find very easily everywhere. With the circuit of this metal detector, it is possible to detect a metal coin in depth of 90 to...
Sub-Harmonic Bass Converter for Electric Guitars
The sub-harmonic bass generator is a sound producing unit for guitars. The sound it produces looks very much like that of the bass guitar. The octave generator is sometimes quite unusual since it does not produce any of the usual ways of coloring the sound, such as filtering or distortion. Instead, a frequency division system produces outputs...
Echo Depth Sounding Sonar for Boats
In the past the sounding (sea bottom measurement) was done with the "bullet", that is, with a heavy lead object that the seamen plucked into the sea hung from a calibrated rope. As soon as the "bullet" reached the bottom, the depth appeared directly from the calibration of the rope. This arrangement still exists in some yachts. The big...
100W HiFi Audio Amplifier Circuit
This Amplifier was designed to have the following specifications: Distortion less than 0.1% at full power of 100W even at 20KHz. Power has to be attributed to an extended bandwidth. The output transistors must be protected against short circuits. The power supply must be symmetrical so that no electrolytic capacitors are needed at the outlet....
Plant-Pot Water Level Indicator Circuit
A series of LEDs serve to alert the gardener when plants need water. Using two conventional digital integrated LEDs and a series of LEDs, we make a very useful device for gardening. The device detects the amount of water in the pot and alerts the grower. The circuit of the device is shown in Figure 2. The water detection is made from the bottom...
Analogue Sound Preasure dB-Meter Circuit
The best human ear can capture sounds from 20Hz to 20KHz. These limits are known to be the broadest that can exist. Normally the normal limits range from 100Hz to about 13KHz and depend on the age and health of the individual. We for our measurements and to have a good accuracy we will get the limits of 20Hz to 20KHz. A sound to be heard does...
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