TV test pattern generator with wireless model

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  Posted by momename - October 27, 2013 at 10:54 pm

This is a TV test pattern generator with wireless model
The components in assemble circuits not difficult, can transmit signal in wireless are video and audio As horizontal line. Along with tone. Using the power of just one 9V battery.

This circuit is very suitable for TV repairman orThose who want to test that your television ,can use also use it? by it will send video signal in VHF (very high frequency) band. Which is range for use channel 5, 7, 9 and 11. The image appears on the TV screen is a horizontal straight line with Tone out to speaker.

The circuit principle
In Figure 1 is the TV test pattern generator with wireless model will see that is basic astable circuit connected with the modulator circuit there.

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Figure 1 The TV test pattern generator with wireless model

Both transistor-Q1 and Q2 are connected as the astable multivibrator to generate frequency in sound frequency range, by connected with resistors R1-R4 and capacitors-C1-C2.

To gets signals send through to the capacitor -C3 into the modulator circuit, that have the transistor-Q3 is main of circuit. By frequency in modulation depends on the variable capacitor-VC1 and inductor – L1. The signal are modulated will be send out via the antenna.

Parts list
Resistor size ¼ W +5%
R1, R4__________4.7K
R2, R3__________330K
R5____________100K
R6____________680 ohm
Capacitors
C1, C2, C3______0.01uF 50V___Ceramic
C4___________0.001uF 50V___Ceramic
C5____________4.7pF 50V__Ceramic
C6____________0.1uF 50V__Ceramic
VC1___________0-22pF Trimmer
Semiconductors
Q1, Q2________BC548__ 45V 100mA NPN Transistor
Q3___________BF494__NPN Medium Frequency transistor
Others.
The 9volts battery
Winding wire 20 SWG
The universal PCB board

Construction
The print circuit board of project show in Figure 2 will see that there is very small.
And can put all conponent into PCB as Figure 3 as the components layouts of this project.

When assembly is completed, can hold simply on 9 volts battery. The inductor-L1,use a winding wire no. 20 SWG winding on core wire wound with a inside diameter of about 3mm. Then stretch out the length of 15 mm.

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Figure 2 Single-sided PCB layout

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Figure 3 the components layout

In addition, If you do not want to do the PCB, can use the universal PCB form round hole. then solder pin of components to Connects.

Application.
Do not forget that this pattern generator wirelessly. SoDo not need a the input cable connection the TV antenna.

But at the projects requires with the antenna. By using the plain wire length 30 cm. For use in the broadcast transmitters. Which radius of the audio signal of about 50M.

To tune the circuit to turn on the television in the VHF band. Tune until can receive signals from the pattern. Then use a plastic screwdriver to adjust VC1 until gets the image clarity and farthest.

This circuit very low consumption only 10 mA. The one 9 volts battery available long forgotten. So for a television repairman this project have useful for you Certainly well worth the investment.