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Television and video are technologies used to broadcast visual images of moving or stationary objects. Images can be multicolored or monochromatic, and are usually accompanied by sound. Television and video are also considered telecast.
In one word � yes. Most cable companies offer high-speed internet access through cable. You can avail of these services by asking your cable company if they provide them and then subscribing for them.Here is how you can get internet through cable television; and also its advantages.Internet throug…
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Here is a step by step explanation of the workings of cable television.All around the world, a multitude of television programs are produced and broadcast.Satellites which orbit the earth's path are at a fixed position some 22,300 miles above the surface of the earth. Television programs from across…
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It depends on where you live and what companies you are dealing with. Here are the considerations: Accommodation: If you live in an apartment then it might be difficult for you to have a satellite dish and cable would be easier. But if you live in a house, then most houses are capable of having a…
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If your housing complex does not let you put up a dish you can take certain measures to counter this. But it will require some effort on your part and also some money.The first thing to know is that it is illegal for your complex committee to stop you from putting up a satellite dish. So if you do w…
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The idea was originally popularized by a Science Fiction author Arthur C. Clarke in a story published in 1945. It didn't take the world that long to catch up. The first satellites used for television signals were launched in 1962. The Telstar and Relay 1 satellites broadcast signals from Europe to…
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No. Flat panel is when the screen is less than 10 inches deep. That makes them lightweight and easily mounted on a wall. There are 4 kinds: LCD (Liquid Crystal Display,) LED (Light Emitting Diode) LED-LCD (A.K.A. LED-backlit LCD display) and plasma (nothing to put in parenthesis here.) They have al…
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NTSC stands for National Television Systems Committee. It's the set of standards used for TV and video in the U.S. since 1953.These are mandated standards for televisions sold in the U.S and some other countrys like Japan. They include an aspect ratio of 4:3, 525 horizontal interlaced scan lines, an…
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Like NTSC, PAL is a set of standards for television. PAL is widely used in Europe while NTSC is used in the Americas and some Asian countries. The crucial difference then between PAL and NTSC is that A PAL set has a DELAY LINE whilest a NTSC set does not.PAL stands for Phase Alternating Line and is …
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CRT stands for Cathode Ray Tube. CRT is the traditional technology used for televisions and computer monitors. It preceded the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) and plasma technologies that are now being used on new models.Technically speaking, CRTs are vacuum tubes. Images are created when a beam of el…
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DTV stands for Digital Television.It is a new standard for high-definition television broadcasts.  Additional InformationCurrently TV stations are broadcasting in ANALOG and DIGITAL.Analog signals are waves (like radio waves), so broadcasters can only transmit one station on one wave (the old …
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Digital television, or DTV, is a new standard for high-definition television broadcasts.   Old tv was a signal transmitted to your house over the air or by cable, but the picture was actually a variable voltage going up and down to tell your tv which picture tube color dot to turn on and how …
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LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display. LCD technology has been around for a long time but it is now becoming very popular for flat-screen computer monitors and televisions. It can provide a much better, brighter image than the old CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) monitors and TVs. Here is a very basic summa…
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A DVR works like a VCR. Instead of videotape, a DVR is a simplified computer system (usually Linux based) to digitally record movies and television shows from your TV to a hard disk (like the one in your home computer). DVRs record in real-time, which allows you to pause or rewind at any point in th…
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A DVR records in real-time, which means it records as you watch any channel on your television. This real-time recording allows you to pause or rewind your program at anytime. If you hit pause during a live show, for example, it continues recording the program as it progresses. When you hit play, yo…
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there are several ways you can use meter to see if you get a reading from side to side or turn on the ignition switch to on motor not running take a test ligt and touch the top of the prongs if the light, lights up on both sides the fuse is good . if you pull the fuse out you can look throught it to…
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%REPLIES% Answer try crutchfield .com Answer thanks for helping but they dont deal with rover metros, but the site was very helpful with my amp installation, thanks.
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I am not quite sure what you mean by gauges, but most likely you will need a gm dealer to down load the correct program into your vehicle. Tell me more, i am a gm tech so i can try to help
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How a Plasma TV Works Plasma TVs use small chambers of a plasma (gas) to illuminate adjacent areas of phosphors of different colors.   Plasma TVs use thousands of sealed, low pressure glass chambers filled with a mixture of neon and xenon. Behind these chambers are colored phosphors, one red…
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Depends on the how hard the vehicle is driven. 99% of all factory supercharged vehicles are using eaton roots type superchargers/Positive displacement. Eaton superchargers web site states, "they are designed to last the life of the vehicle". The only centrifugal (paxton,vortech,procharger,rotex type…
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I live in Sydney Australia, and last season the Superbowl was broadcast on free-to-air channel SBS (www.sbs.com.au). It may have also been on cable channels like ESPN or Fox Sports. Finland used to have local channels that broadcasted the game live. My guess is that nowadays it is on pay per view …
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Answer Yes on wwe.com Answer Exactly on WWE.com. If you don't already know, SmackDown! is taped. After 11:00 p.m.ET on Tuesday, check wwe.com on the SmackDown! portion and there you go!
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Well, there is many great advantages for using a TFT monitor instead of a CRT monitor, firstly because of its size, it is much smaller and thinner and can come in various screen sizes such as 17", 19" and 22". Also in a TFT monitor the resolution is much greater and can also work with a HDMI slot wh…
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This may sound simple, but does it have a timer/alarm feature on it? I had the same problem and it was the timer. It had been accidently set by the kids pushing buttoms. Once we went into the menu and disabled the on/off timer, the problem was solved. If your TV has a remote control, try replacing t…
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%DETAILS% Answer TRY HODESCO FOR THE PARTS YOU ARE LOOKING FOR. THE FLUSH VALVE SHOULD BE THEIR PART 60-126. CONTACT THEM AT 1-800-777-6500 OR WEBSITE WWW.HODESCO.COM
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World record for the film banned in the most countries Cannibal Holocaust (1980) is a controversial exploitation film which was banned in Australia (where the ban has since been lifted), Germany, the United Kingdom and Italy, due to its depiction of graphic rape, torture, and the killings of real an…
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%DETAILS% Answer Not sure what you're referring to here ... traditionally, most people turn their Christmas lights on every night from the time they put them up, until the time they take them down. Are you, perhaps, refering to the *last* time you're supposed to turn on your Christmas light…
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watch tbs or turnner sports southsometimes ESPN 1 & 2every braves game is on the indemand baseball package  Because TBS is no longer owned by Ted Turner. Two years ago TBS made the decision to become more comedy oriented andgreatly reduced the number of Braves games on the station. Many ga…
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What you have is known as radio frequency Interference. This happens when someone hooks up a terminal such as a WebTV or similar unit, game system etc. to their television incorrectly. They don't put a switching device in the antenna line to prevent the signal from feeding back up their antenna line…
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You will need: 1. The Video Cassette you want to copy 2. A VCR to play the cassette 3. A Blank CD-R to record the captured video 3. A computer with a video capture card (like AVerDVD EZMaker Video Capture Card or Pyro 1394DV Digital Video Capture Card, etc) installed. You will also need a CD-R/W d…
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You should be able to purchase an adapter at your local Radio Shack or equal. The problem you will run into is the pixels(amount of dots per inch)in a computer monitor are double that of a TV. Due to this fact, the text will appear fuzzy.OK for games though. Good luck.   get a device called a…
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When this question was originally asked, that was probably it (the 9800Pro AIW), but now it has to be the All-In-Wonder X800 XT. 'Best' is not just a little bit subjective when it comes to graphics cards though. Also: "Best" is typically to get a dedicated video card, and a separate dedicated tun…
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There is an article at TechLore that can instruct you on how to connect your computer to your TV. The article link is here: <A href="http://www.techlore.com/article/10061/">http://www.techlore.com/article/10061/</A>: Most tv's now have a connection to a traditional monitor vable except…
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satellite tv on PC SATELLITE TV ON PC FREE Yes, there is a player available that can stream about 3000 tv stations from all over the world to your PC free. It costs very little and you need not pay anything at all ever after. You need no tv tuner card or satellite equipment. The satellite tv give…
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Like all complex devices, the television had many contributing inventors. During the 1870s there were several people who worked on photo-electric devices that converted light into an electrical signal. 1876 was the year that Nipkow patented a rotating disc that could be used to capture and displ…
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At the breaker box the black and white will be on a double-pole breaker (or maybe even two separate breakers). To convert to 110V attach the black to a single pole 15 amp breaker, the white to the neutral bus bar (like all the other whites in there) and the ground to the grounding bar (like the othe…
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If the tv signal is coming to your house by a tv antenna on the roof, then a special very wide band radio signal is used. Your classic tv tuner can pick one tv channel out of all the different channels that are in the air. Same idea is used for satellite dishes except the signal has been converted t…
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It all depends on how hard. Transporting in a moving truck. It better be standing upright. NO flexing the product or hard jolts. Every thing has a limit. Think of it as fairly delicate. Common sense applies here. The screen will not take hard hitting to it's face. Any area that gets damaged is a com…
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Answer: Unlike Plasma TV screens DLP and LCD last much are longer, and are considered to both have superior image quality. LCD screens tend to have slightly better contrast, with a larger range of black and white color shades. DLP, however, still has faster refresh rates than LCD (although LCD has b…
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Answer Theres pics of John Logie Bairds Television At the Museum of Television at http://www.mztv.com/newframe.asp?content=http://www.mztv.com/baird.html along with lots of background information on the subject.
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New answer by person doing editing: I have never seen or heard any reference of this phrase in World War 2. I have not heard it used by the forces but I have heard it in a movie. It meant "yourself". Here was a famous phrase. "Get your Black Axx over here." It was a derogatory term of the African Am…
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Answer To remove the video console is very easy once you figure out how! Here's how to do it. The link someone provided is only for the radio. 1) Remove two bolts at the very bottom of the back console using a 10mm socket and extension. The bolts are right against the floor carpet. 2) Once thes…
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No matter where you are, it is impossible to set up Radio or TV station. 'Legal' is implied. For many reasons ranging from national security to losing viewership and revenues, Governments play havoc with the applicant. Pirate radio and TV is an off shoot of this difficulty, but then it isn't legal. …
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Pros and Cons of Television Satellite TV generally has more channels that most people will never watch. The reception is heavily dependent on weather, overhead air traffic, sun spots, solar storms. Depending on the package selected, it can be more cost effective but most do not give you local…
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Answer yes. Just hook it up to the computer hardware. But you cant't get cabel or watch a tape on it. Answer there are converters that convert NTSC signal into computer signal. However they run around $100-$150. update June 27, '07: my Grandtec GVC-1000 cost only $60 and works very ni…
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People wanted to visually see the speaker that was giving them information. They were also getting tired of just listening to the radio. People wanted to visually see the speaker that was giving them information. They were also getting tired of just listening to the radio. With Marconi havin…
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Television was the next logical step beyond radio. People used to sit around and listen to radio sitcoms like we watch TV shows. The next logical step beyond being able to only hear them was being able to see them. There were a number of individuals who were determined to produce a system of broadc…
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Well, first of all light in the box is transfered into the box and it makes color, or black and white. This light is a regular light read a science book of some sort an you will find out about the light thingy.
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Answer This is possible because of satellite television technology. It uses man-made or artificial satellites to send your favourite serial to your television set. But why do we need satellites for this purpose? The earth is round To understand this, we have to first take a look at the sha…
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by injecting the colours in ccfl lamp and it genrate rgb colurs...and
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yes new studies show that it is not good.  yes it makes your eyes strain to see, which is probably why most people get tired while watching tv, the pupil in the eye is constantly adjusting in size to the different levels of light, so it could cause eye fatigue. That is, it makes your eyes tire…
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John Logie Baird showed a working television system to the public in 1925. Baird was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world's first working television system in Hastings, England, in 1923. His public demonstration subsequently took place in Selfridges, a department store in London England, d…
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Saving Television Channels I'm not understaning the question. are you talking the sterio receiver or tv receiver? if it is the tv, then you would have to do a "scan channels" as some tv call it. other tv's say "add channels" either or. and some will say something along those lines. but if you hav…
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If I were you I would contact all three major networks from back then and ask for them to research their records or call Blockbuster and ask if it's on video. Good luck   Have you ever tried the Internet Movie database? www.imdb.com has tons of info. Try an advanced search. Then you can find …
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Answer If it is reception, it will only appear on one channel. If it is on all channels it is the TV. It also depends on area of problem. An LCD projector probably has a bad engine, but a CRT projector could be low on coolant if problem shows on the bottom half, usually related to Phillips Magna…
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Televisions are complex devices and are the result of a century of invention and development. However, the principles remain the same and are very simple. A picture is captured by a camera by breaking the image into a series of dots or pixels across the width of the picture. Each string of dots make…
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There are 100s of sites online that offer magazine subscription discounts. You will have to do some research to find the best deals. Start your search online for keyword "discount magazine subscription" , " online magazine subscription", use either Google, Yahoo or any other well known search engine…
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"VH1" is an acronym for "Video Hits One". To verify this, a Google search of the preceding phrase will bring up the VH1 website as the primary match. Answer - VH1 VH1 stands for "Video Hits 1."
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What's Dangling Crazy Frog? I love the way you asked this question...yes it is what you think it is..:S thankfully now they have censored it, but i found it hilarious when i realized what it was. A pixelated penis. Frog log.
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Answer Go out from the dish set-top box and into the vcr and then out from vcr into the tv. Answer Most receivers have outputs that are RCA (Yellow/Red/White). On the back of your VCR, you should have inputs for RCA. Also have inputs on the back of the Television. There are two ways to go…
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Answer According to the Sept. 2001 Journal of Industrial Economics, in the past rental places would buy a movie for at least $50 each, and keep all the rental revenue. The newer business model has Blockbuster buying the movies for about $8 each, then splitting the rental revenue as follows: 45% t…
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It uses frequency division multiplexing where each channel is assigned a frequency on which they communicate. It is the oldest and only works using analog signals.
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Family Guy is an American animated television series created by Seth McFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffin family, a dysfunctional family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris and Stewie; and their anthropomorphic pet dog Brian. The s…
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Answer The television was invented by John Logie Baird. John Logie Baird is the Scottish inventor who obtained the world's first real television picture in his laboratory in October, 1925, and demonstrated it to the British public on January 26, 1926. Answer Television was not invented by …
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One would be that we would not be as knowlegeable about he world around us. We see every event in the world where there is a camera or a cell phone.I personally would think there would be large scale riots, people like TV A LOT.  AnswerWe would spend even more time on the Internet.Most of his…
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They were suppose to convert the TVs on Feb. 17, 2009; that was delayed, now it's some time in June.
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Buying HD TV Box Please note that you don't have to have HD TV service to play HD TV games, but you do to watch high definition television. If your TV is an "HDTV" (as opposed to a "HD ready TV"), then the Radio Shack box isn't going to do you any good. There are two ways that you might be able…
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Yes,- Change the data cable of monitor - Changing the gamma to all red will allow you to see at least some green
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Answer Yes, you can use the old antenna. However, some new antennas are specially designed to better capture digital TV signals. And the direction, angle, distance, and type of digital signals in your area could influence your choice of antenna. HDTV is a picture format, not a signal format. Mos…
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Contrary to some claims, he didn't invent color television. That achievement is credited to John Logie Baird when he demonstrated color television in 1928, three years after his public demonstration of black and white television.Camarena patented both in Mexico and the US the first Trichromatic Sequ…
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Answer Some of the larger TV's are DISH ready, meaning that they have the tuner inside for SAT TV. The SAT tuners often have an internal fan that makes a humming noise. If it sounds like something other than that, you might have a bad component in your sound circuit that allows 60 HZ hum through …
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Pros and Cons of Television The Cons: It's too easy to turn it on, sit down with a bag of chips and watch it for hours. (Increases risk of obesity.) Takes up time better spent broadening your knowledge of contructive things. Reality television, (need I say more?) The Pros: It might encourage read…
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Hooking Up a VCR and DVD to a TV with One Cable Plug Hook the incoming cable from either the antenna, satellite, or cable system to the VCR. From there go to the DVD player, and then to the TV.   It sounds like you're trying to hook AV awesome cables from your DVD player to your TV which only …
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A regular TV has a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT). A CRT is basically a large vacuum tube in which a electric beam emanating from a single point in the neck of the tube scans the face of the tube very rapidly which, in turn, lights up red, green, or blue phosphors on the tube's surface to make an image. Pl…
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42" ($600 to $1,000) 46" ($1,000 to $1,300)50" ($1,200 -$1,80054" ($1,600 to $2,40058"($1,800 to $2,90060" ($1,800 to $4,00063" ($2,400 to$4,00065" ($2,700 to $5,000
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It's obvious. There are many more channels, and interactive features such as online ordering and shopping and the like. better quality no shifting any antenna here and there.
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The first public showing of television was in the Newmarket Bar, Falkirk, Scotland.
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Satellite cable or PC. Sure, but the limits are that the equipment is different there and the actual channels are also different. So you cant take a DirectTV receiver over there and expect to see anything. Now if you want to find , say, discovery channel on dishnetwork? Probably not going to find it…
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Barbara Feldon played Agent 99 on Get Smart from 1965 through 1970. She was born 12 March, 1932. She played alongside Don Adams, the bungling Agent 86. Adams passed away 25 Sep, 2005. More information on Feldon can be found by Googling (when did this become a verb?) her name.Here's some more informa…
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Television was developed over several decades from the 1800s.A German inventor called Nipkow patented a mechanical means of scanning and reproducing an image with a spinning disc. It was called the Nipkow disc and was patented in 1880. Nipkow allowed the patent to lapse and he never developed the id…
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LCD, or the liquid crystal display, weren't "invented" for use in televisions. Televisions are just one application of liquid crystals. The properties of liquid crystals were noted many years ago. When a voltage is applied to a liquid crystal molecule, it moves, or rotates. This property can be use…
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i can't tell you a date for the manufacture of a 16ga.shotgun but i own a 12ga. singleshot shotgun made by mass. arms co. with patent date December 1900. i hope this info will help someone with finding the answer.
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Answer Some of the kids television has changed in many ways. There are some shows that are too inappropriate for kids, Drake&Josh for example. It isn't just meant for teenagers, it is meant for kids too because it is on Nickelodeon. Whenever you watch that show, Drake is always making out wit…
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Answer yo, whats up homie, I've used this book a bunch of times and it has awesome stuff about what you just asked. There's a book called Collecting the 50's and 60's. To get it you have to go to bookfinders.com
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No Picture on a JVC Camcorder Try the following link which may be of assistance http://www.jvc.co.uk/knowledge-list.php?id=4 Another opinion. If the eyepiece works, and the camera works, it needs repair at a camcorder place for sure. Could be a simple answer, but only a shop could get that one. …
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John Logie Baird demonstrated his Televisor system to the public in March 1925 inside Selfridges, a London department store. Two years later in 1927 he showed the "phonovision" system of recording TV. Designs and patents for electro-mechanical television systems had been proposed as early as 1884 b…
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Answer I've been in the Jewelry business for 20 years as a "jobber" or intermediate wholesaler. I make my living by buying or having jewelry cast for me and selling it to smaller stores. There are quantity and level discounts out there. I can get raw metal cast at a different labor rate than one…
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Boris Rosing and Vladimir Zworykin developed a TV system in Russia in 1907. Moving to the US in 1918, Zworykin developed numerous TV devices for the Westinghouse corporation from 1923 to 1929, and a camera tube named the Iconoscope in 1931.
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Answer Yes, but you will need a converter for it. You can call your local tv station and they can tell you where to get a converter (possibly free) which will enable you to keep using the same tv.
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First use external monitor to see if you have the same problem. If the external monitor works well, it is definitely an LCD display problem. Blinking can be caused either by problem with a light bulb (it is located inside screen), inverter, or video ribbon cable. You may try first to re-set the vide…
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Answer People needed some Visual entertainment. The general answer is that Marconi having invented Radio, visual communication was the net step...thats what the Pioneer of the Television John Logie Baird provided. John Logie Baird (August 13, 1888 - June 14, 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inv…
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Answer It has a program on it, kind of like an alarm. Go to the settingsto fix it.
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The television was first demonstrated by John Logie Baird in March 1925. This was the first public demonstration and at that time the number of people that had televisions was precisely one person, Mr Baird.In 1929, the BBC began television broadcasts and Baird sold several hundred televisions durin…
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RadioCinema, including Newsreel of current eventsBooksNewspapersConversation, ImaginationGoing to bed early
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John Logie Baird (born 13 August 1888 - 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world's first practical, publicly demonstrated televisionsystem which was also the world's first fully electronic colour television tube. Although Baird's electromechanical system was eventually displac…
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Reason For Color Spreading Sounds like a convergence amplifier problem, assuming it's a CRT set. If it's all digital, then chances are it's the digital driver module.
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The active matrix LCD was invented by Westinghouse. Prior to that there had been numerous attempts to make a display using liquid crystals. None of these prior attempts produced anything usable.
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Answer On my Sharp Linytron TV, there is Setup button on the front of the TV, click it. It will display a menu and one of the options is Air/Cable or Antennae/Cable. Click the Setup button until that menu option is selected. Click the down volume button to select it and enter the Air/Cable option…
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