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A test card, also known as a test pattern or start-up/closedown test, is a television test signal, typically broadcast at times when the transmitter is active but no program is being broadcast (often at sign-on and sign-off). Used since the earliest TV broadcasts, test cards were originally physical ... 1 Technical details; 2 History; 3 Monoscope; 4 Test patterns for photocopiers ...

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Explore John Ginesi's board "TV Test Cards" on Pinterest. | See more ideas ... TV Test Cards · A Little Bit of History Test Card, Television, History, Tvs, Movies,.

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Feb 8, 2011 ... Testcard BBC 1 (Extended Authentic Music Version) - Duration: 9:26. tubedougz 96,805 views · 9:26. ▻Ralph Boston Sound Orchestra◅ ...

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Test Cards were designed to calibrate the fidelity of an image at both the television camera and receiver ends of the transmission process. Appearing first as a ...

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A historical review of the design of early test cards is followed by a discussion of the purposes of test cards and the influence of reproduction problems on their ...

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Nov 14, 2014 ... Television Test Cards, Tuning Signals, Clocks and Idents Information and pictures. ... specifications and more detailed history are on World TV Standards. ... first-ever electronic test pattern known as the cruciform (or 'art bars' ...

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Apr 22, 2012 ... Film · Books · Music · Art & design · TV & radio · Stage · Classical · Games ... In the mid-70s, there were only three TV channels and very few programmes during the day. ... had more screen time – around 70,000 hours – than anyone else in British TV history. ... But it was the testcard music that hooked me.

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Aug 28, 2016 ... For most of television's history, test cards were a staple of TV programming around the world. Even in the US, some local networks used them ...

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Jan 10, 2009 ... She has clocked up more air time on television than anyone else. ... By Roya Nikkhah, Arts Correspondent ... "When we did it, nobody thought it would last for more than a few years, because none of the other test cards had.".