Chapter 7

Tape Recorders and Monitor Selectors

This chapter deals with Tape Recorders, Monitor Selectors, and the relatively unrelated subject of Schematic and Block Diagrams, but the purpose of this will be made clear.

There are two things that are faced sooner or later by everyone in a technical career or pursuit of interest. The first is the need to acquire basic drawing skills, so that at least a road map of the current project can be made, to inform others, and to further one’s own understanding. Whereas a schematic diagram contains all circuit details, a block diagram is nothing more than a set of function boxes connected by lines. Drawing a block diagram of something I am working on helps me think; I can see it in front of me, so I can’t ...

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