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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Horizontally, a sweep circuit applies a sawtooth signal to move the trace from the left edge to the right edge at a constant speed.
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. This design results in a compact package that is easily transportable from site to site in a toolbox or under the user's arm.
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.