sweep circuit

sweep circuit

[′swēp ‚sər·kət]
(electronics)
The sweep oscillator, sweep amplifier, and any other stage used to produce the deflection voltage or current for a cathode-ray tube. Also known as scanning circuit.
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In some cases the sweep circuit may not operate due to improper design of the comparator's OPA1 hysteresys.
The user's oscilloscope provides the display and sweep circuits.
There are two sources of error operating here; the linearity of the LO sweep circuits, and the resolution of the display, which is shown in Figure 4.