The front view of a typical monochrome TV receiver, having various controls
Receiver Controls of Monochrome TV Receiver:
- The channel selector switch is used for selecting the desired channel.
- The fine tuning control is provided for obtaining best picture details in the selected channel.
- The hold control is used to get a steady picture in case it rolls up or down.
- The brightness control varies the beam intensity of the picture tube and is set for optimum average brightness of the picture.
- The contrast control is actually the gain control of the video amplifier.
- This can be varied to obtain the desired contrast between the white and black contents of the reproduced picture.
- The volume and tone controls form part of the audio amplifier in the sound section, and are used for setting the volume and tonal quality of the sound output from the loudspeaker.
Figure 1.8 Television Receiver Controller