sweep amplifier

sweep amplifier

[′swēp ‚am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An amplifier used with a cathode-ray tube, such as in a television receiver or cathode-ray oscilloscope, to amplify the sawtooth output voltage of the sweep oscillator, to shape the waveform for the deflection circuits of a television picture tube, or to provide balanced signals to the deflection plates.
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