[SBE] digital TV for field checks
billw at betterlifetv.tv
Fri Jul 25 16:26:58 EDT 2008
Or you can do something way cooler.
Now I have researched this, but haven't actually gone through the motions of
justifying it for myself yet. You can take a old fashioned CRT monitor and a
fairly portable CPU and install this device ....
It's a digital TV tuner for your computer and it gives you all the info you
have asked for.
If you use the old fashioned CRT monitors -- you can adjust for glare and so
on with "Glare Shields" -- This link can give you idea of how many different
types there are out there ...
You essentially created a portable CPU/TV for complete digital measurement
and viewing. If you call them I believe some of their devices even come with
Hope this helps,
From: sbe-bounces at sbe.org [mailto:sbe-bounces at sbe.org] On Behalf Of
A9xw at cs.com
Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 12:21 PM
To: sbe at sbe.org
Subject: Re: [SBE] digital TV for field checks
Get a genuine FSM or use a spectrum analyzer with a good front end RF amp
a calibrated antenna. You can use any converter box and an NTSC TV set if
you want to see an actual picture/sound. The tuning bar on most of the
I've seen isn't fast enough to do much more than a slow peak search, and on
some, scan the channels with only some of the channels on screen at a time
you have to scroll up/down to see all the chanels.
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