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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_card

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 ...

www.pinterest.com/john17021984/tv-test-cards

Explore John Ginesi's board "TV Test Cards" on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Nostalgia, Television and Television tv. ... A Little Bit of History. Find this Pin ...

www.pinterest.com/bramverbaas/test-cards

Explore Bram Verbaas's board "Test cards" on Pinterest. ... Who remembers when every TV station signed off at midnight, leaving this "test pattern" on the screen ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Arts+Television+History+Testcards&v=6cDKxHnToMo
Jan 8, 2016 ... In the days of the 405 line Black and White UK television service ITV in the South of England was provided by 'Southern Television' initially ...

www.vox.com/2016/8/28/12584992/bbc-test-cards-youtube-guide

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 ...

www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/shortcuts/2012/apr/22/the-test-card-girl-and-clown

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.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1319897/Artist-captures-intrinsic-logic-of-TV-test-cards-at-900-a-time.html

Jan 28, 2001 ... AN artist is charging up to £900 for paintings of television test cards from around the world - and people are buying them.

www.bbc.co.uk/historyofthebbc/birth-of-tv/test-cards

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 ...

www.radios-tv.co.uk/Pembers/Test-Cards/index.html

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' ...