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Title:
Servicing audio and hi-fi equipment
Author:
Beer, Nick.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Oxford [England] ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994.
Physical Description:
viii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780750621175
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Service engineers and technicians have come to regard this book as essential to their work. As a bench-side companion and guide it has no equal. Its purpose is to ease and speed up the processes of fault diagnosis, repair and testing of all classes of home audio equipment: receivers, amplifiers, recorders and playback machines. The mechanics and electronics of domestic audio are examined by Nick Beer in a down-to-earth and practical way, concentrating on what goes wrong, how to track down problems, and how to solve them. A symptom index and comprehensive manufacturer and supplier guide allow quick access to specific advice and suggestions. The third edition is bang up to date with the latest technology-DVD, CD Recordable,PC audio systems. There is also new material on PA equipment. nick Beer is a Service Manager for an independent dealer working with TV, VCR, Satellite, audio and hi-fi equipment from the major quality manufacturers. He also has extensive experience of field service and sales/installation work. His articles appear regularly in Electrotechnology, and Satellite Trader, and he lectures in Electronics and Media for numerous colleges and companies.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Tools and test equipment
Radio receivers
Amplifiers
Power supply circuits
Portable audio
Cassette deck mechanics
Cassette electronics
Turntables
System control
Motors and servo circuits
Compact disc
Mini disc
Digital audio tape
Digital compact cassette
Speakers, headphones and microphones
Repair techniques
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
Index

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