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  • Standard Handbook of Audio Engineering
    by Jerry Whitaker , Blair Benson
    ISBN 0070067171 (0-07-006717-1)
    Hardcover, McGraw-Hill Professional

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    More than 70% all-new material!

    THE #1 ON-THE-JOB AUDIO ENGINEERING GUIDE--NOW UPDATED WITH THE LATEST DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

    Get clear answers to your every question on every aspect of audio engineering in the updated reference of choice of audio and video engineers and technicians, Standard Handbook of Audio Engineering, Second Edition. You'll find no other source that covers such a broad range of audio principles and technologies--with an emphasis on practical applications, including design, production, installation, operation, and maintenance of recording studios, broadcast centers, and multimedia operations. Now fully updated for the first time in a decade, this trusted guide brings you completely up to speed with:


    *CD, DVD, and other hot technologies
    *Audio compression schemes, including MP3
    *Sound transmission, reproduction, amplification, modification, detection, and storage equipment
    *Broadcasting, music industry, multimedia, and Internet audio methods and tools
    *Editing, voice-over, and post-production systems
    *Noise reduction
    *Test and measurement procedures and practices Accompanying CD-ROM packs extensive data files--sound, industry specs, standards, diagrams, photos, and more, all keyed to relevant passages in the book.

  • Standard Handbook of Broadcast Engineering (McGraw-Hill Standard Handbooks)
    by Jerry Whitaker
    ISBN 0071451005 (0-07-145100-5)
    Hardcover, McGraw-Hill Professional

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    New digital transmission systems are rapidly changing the broadcast industry and creating a demand for engineers who possess the proper technical skills. This comprehensive handbook explains DTV (digital TV) and DAR (digital audio radio) within the context of pre-existing radio and TV technologies, provides key equations and reference data used in the design, specification, and installation of broadcast transmission systems.

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  • Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering
    by Jerry Whitaker , Blair Benson
    ISBN 0071411801 (0-07-141180-1)
    Hardcover, McGraw-Hill Professional

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    HardCover. Pub the Date: February. 2003 Pages: 1300 in Publisher: McGraw-Hill THE # 1 the ON-THE-the JOB TELEVISION AND VIDEO ENGINEERING REFERENCE It's a challenge to stay in the sync with the fast-paced world of TV and video today. Networking schemes. compression technology. computing systems. equipment. and standards are all but a few of the things that seem to change monthly. As the field transitions from analog to hyid analogdigital to all-digital oadcast networks. stations. video video production facilities. and success-minded engineers and technicians stay up to speed with the only reference tracking all the changes in the field: the Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering. No other ... Contents: ContributorsPrefaceSect. 1 Light. Vision. and PhotometrySect. 2 Color Vision. Representation. and ReproductionSect. 3 Optical Components and SystemsSect. 4 Digi...

  • Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering (Video/Audio) (0071411798) by Whitaker, Jerry C.
  • The TAB Guide to Vacuum Tube Audio: Understanding and Building Tube Amps (TAB Electronics)
    by Jerry Whitaker
    ISBN 0071753214 (0-07-175321-4)
    Softcover, McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics

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    Incorporate the "tube sound" into your home audio system

    Learn how to work with vacuum tubes and construct high-quality audio amplifiers on your workbench with help from this hands-on, do-it-yourself resource. The TAB Guide to Vacuum Tube Audio: Understanding and Building Tube Amps explains tube theory and construction practices for the hobbyist.

    Seven ready-to-build projects feature step-by-step instructions, detailed schematics, and layout tips. You'll also find out how to tweak the projects, each based on a classic RCA design, for your own custom-built amps.

    Coverage includes:

    • Principles and operational theory behind vacuum tubes
    • Tube nomenclature, applications, and specifications
    • Circuit layout, connections, and physical construction
    • Finding and selecting the right components for the project
    • Power supplies for vacuum tube circuits
    • Preamplifier and power amplifier circuits
    • Performance measurement
    • Safety, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques
    • Tips on building your own tube-based systemand having fun in the process

    This book is intended for hobbyists interested in adding the tube sound to any audio system. (Readers looking for high-performance audiophile books are urged to consider the McGraw-Hill books by Morgan Jones.)

    Learn more at www.vacuumtubeaudio.info

    Make Great Stuff!
    TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.

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  • Television Engineering Handbook
    by W.Blair Benson, Jerry Whitaker
    ISBN 0070047790 (0-07-004779-0)
    Hardcover, McGraw-Hill Inc.,US

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    Book by Benson, W.Blair, Whitaker, Jerry

  • Television Receivers: Digital Video for DTV, Cable, and Satellite
    by Jerry Whitaker
    ISBN 0071380426 (0-07-138042-6)
    Hardcover, McGraw-Hill Professional

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    All-the-answers guide to television receivers

    For the best handle on the brave new world of 21st century TV receiver design, specification, installation, and maintenance, look to Television Receivers, from leading expert Jerry Whitaker. This insider's guide explains what's new in receivers, making a complex subject manageable, accessible, and understandable. With its focus on changes and advances in TV receiver technology, this primer is a professional essential, with enough coverage of technological fundamentals to give you solid footing in new areas so you can:


    * Find needed details on DTV (digital) and analog receiver systems
    * Confidently plan and operate any new receiver type
    *Develop innovations for display, storage, and tuner components
    * Implement and service cable and satellite receiver equipment
    * Apply examples of Internet broadcast receiver and PC-based DTV systems
    * Build expertise in interactive videoconferencing and other business-related applications
    * Answer questions on technologies such as decoder chips
    * Understand CRT, projection, and flat panel display devices
    * Get examples of necessary mathematics, fully explained with practical examples, diagrams, and schematics,

  • Video Display Engineering
    by Jerry Whitaker
    ISBN 007137342X (0-07-137342-X)
    Softcover, McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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    This is an engineering book detailing the design, specification, installation, and maintenance of video display devices for computer, professional video, industrial, and television systems. The underlying technology of each type of display system will be examined, with examples of typical applications. Particular attention will be paid to flat panel and projection display systems being utilized for state of the art web video and teleconferencing applications.

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