Unlike other massive reference works, this comprehensive resource to hobby and consumer electronics doesn't intimidate the reader with tiny print and sparse, rapid drawings. This single-volume encyclopedia encourages perusal, inviting the reader to browse through hundreds of informative succinctly written articles enlived with a high ratio of illustrations. Less technical and more reader-friendly than most references, this accurate work covers electronics theory and practice in plain English, discussing such topics as camcorders, VCRs, fax machines, burglar and fire alarm systems, stereo equipment, cable and satellite television, microwave ovens, robots and servo systems, telephones, and shortwave and ham radios. Articles are arranged alphabetically to help readers find subjects quickly and easily. Other helpful features include a comprehensive index and extensive cross-references to other articles of interest.
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The most complete and easiest to undertstand electronics reference ever. TAB Encyclopedia of Electronics for Technicians and Hobbyists How do you set up a satellite TV system in your home? What should you know before buying a VCR or camcorder? How does a fax machine work? You'll find the answers to these and hundreds of other questions inside this information-packed volume. It covers virtually every aspect of hobby and consumer electronics in language that is exceptionally clear, and offers just the right amount of detail while featuring an abundance of illustrations and real-world examples. It is, quite simply, the easiest-to-use and most complete popular electronics reference ever compiled. The articles inside are arranged alphabetically by topic. Should you wish to delve deeper into a particular subject, extensive cross-references will speed you to other related entries. Or you can consult the comprehensive index to locate all articles containing information about your topic of interest. The range of uses for the Encyclopedia is as broad as the field of electronics itself. For instance, it's the place to turn when you need: Clear explanations of how something works, and/or guidance on the right way to install it. Insider knowledge to help make your electronics purchasing decisions savvy ones. An invaluable learning aid for your students from the junior high school level on up through college, including non-electronics majors. Authoritative information to add to your enjoyment of ham radio, shortwave listening, and other electronics-related hobbies. An accessible method of building your electronics literacy regardless of your background or training. Whether you're choosing a home security system or trying to fix your telephone. . .polishing your technical writing skills or obtaining your ham radio license. . .training for a career or just fiddling around for fun you'll find just what you're looking for here.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070241902
Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070241902