JP2734713B2 - Automatic tuning equipment - Google Patents

Automatic tuning equipment

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JP2734713B2
JP2734713B2 JP1130990A JP1130990A JP2734713B2 JP 2734713 B2 JP2734713 B2 JP 2734713B2 JP 1130990 A JP1130990 A JP 1130990A JP 1130990 A JP1130990 A JP 1130990A JP 2734713 B2 JP2734713 B2 JP 2734713B2
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【発明の詳細な説明】 産業上の利用分野 本発明はテレビジョン受像機の選局装置に関する。 FIELD OF THE DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION industry The present invention relates to channel selection apparatus of the television receiver.

従来の技術 一般にテレビジョン受像機のパーソナル化が進む中で、ユーザのライフスタイルがその使い方に反映していくことが多い。 The prior art generally in the personalization of the television receiver is advanced, it is often the life style of the user is going to reflect on their use. たとえば、ある曜日のある時間は決まった番組を見るということがパターン化してくる。 For example, the fact that the time with a certain day of the week will see the fixed program comes patterned. 一方、 on the other hand,
ファミリーユースの場合でもそうしたパターンは比較的多いと思われる。 Such a pattern even in the case of family use seems to be relatively high.

従来は電源スイッチを入れた場合、以前の電源スイッチを切ったときの状態に選局されるのが普通である。 Conventionally, when you turn on the power switch, it is common state is tuned in when you turn off the previous power switch. その構成例を第2図に示す。 The configuration example shown in Figure 2. 図において、電源投入後の通常使用時は切替スイッチ8が操作部7による外部選局指示をマイコン1に伝達し、マイコン1は選局データをチューナ2に与えるとともにラストチャンネルメモリー9 In the figure, during normal use after power is transmitted to an external tuning instruction by the selector switch 8 is operating unit 7 to the microcomputer 1, the last channel memory 9 with the microcomputer 1 gives the tuning data to a tuner 2
にそのデータを常に書き込んでいる。 Always written in the data to. 電源投入時には電源オン検出部10による指示でメモリー9のデータがスイッチ8で切り替えられてマイコン1に伝達されるので、 Since the time of power-on in instruction by the power-on detecting unit 10 data memory 9 is transmitted to the microcomputer 1 is switched by the switch 8,
いつも電源切断直前の局が選局される。 Always a station of the previous power-off is tuning.

また、特定の曜日,特定の時間に決まった番組をあらかじめプログラム予約する方式が従来技術として提案されている。 Further, specific day, the method of pre-programmed reserve a program was decided at a particular time have been proposed in the prior art. その構成例を第3図に示す。 The configuration example shown in FIG. 3. 図において、通常使用では切替スイッチ8が操作部7による外部選局指示をマイコン1に伝達し、マイコン1が選局データをチューナ2に与えるが、自動選局時には入力部12で曜日, In the figure, in normal use transmits an external tuning instruction by the selector switch 8 is operating unit 7 to the microcomputer 1, but the microcomputer 1 gives the tuning data to a tuner 2, at the time of automatic tuning day in the input unit 12,
時間,局などを予約したプログラムがメモリー11からタイマー3で順次読みだされ、その選局指示が切替スイッチ8で切り替えられてマイコン1に伝達されるので、自動的に予約したとおりの選局が実行される。 Time, program reservation, etc. is Dasa sequentially read from the memory 11 by the timer 3 station, since the channel selection instruction is transmitted to the switched by the microcomputer 1 in the changeover switch 8, automatically tuning to as reserved It is executed.

発明が解決しようとする課題 このような従来のテレビジョン受像機を見ようとする場合、電源スイッチを入れると以前の電源スイッチを切ったときの状態に選局されるのが普通である。 If the invention is to try to see the problems such a conventional television receiver to be solved, it is common state is tuned in when you turn off the previous power switch and turn on the power switch. しかし、 But,
それは見たい状態とは異なっている場合が多いので、すぐに選局操作を行なってユーザーの見たい番組に切り替えるのが常である。 Because it is often the case that is different from the state you want to see, which is a normally it is to switch carried out immediately tuning operation to the user's desires to see program. 具体的な状況で説明すれば、たとえば帰宅したとき(決まったA時とする)にBチャンネルを見て電源スイッチを切り、朝(C時とする)電源スイッチを入れるとBチャンネルになるからそのときに見たいDチャンネルに選局するといった按配であり煩わしい。 To describe in specific situations, for example when returning home (fixed and when A) to turn off the power switch to B channel, the morning (the C state) from the turn switch becomes B channel that troublesome is taking allowances such as to tune to the D channel you want to see at the time. また別番組を見ていて普段必ず見ていた番組を見逃してしまう場合もよくある。 In addition, when there may be to miss the program had seen always usually have look at another program. そこで特定の曜日,特定の時間に決まった番組をあらかじめプログラム予約するシステムが従来技術として提案されているが、ユーザー自らが曜日,時間,チャンネルを何等かの手段を用いて入力しなければならず、使いづらいという課題が有った。 Therefore specific day, but a system for pre-programmed reserve a program was decided at a particular time have been proposed in the prior art, user himself day of the week, not have time, you need to enter channel using something like of means a problem that hard to use is there.

本発明は上記課題を解決するもので、あらかじめプログラム予約する必要のない自動選局装置を提供することを目的とする。 The present invention is intended to solve the above problems, and an object thereof is to provide an automatic channel selecting device that does not need to be pre-programmed book.

課題を解決するための手段 本発明は上記目的を達成するために、マイコンからの選局データによりチューナーが選局動作をする選局システムにおいて、曜日と時間をカウントするタイマー部からのデータを変数として選局データを演算集計する演算部と、その内容を記憶するメモリー部と、タイマー部からのデータに対応して前記メモリー部のデータから選局命令を作り出す処理部と、マイコンに選局命令を出して外部の選局操作を行う操作部と、前記処理部からの選局命令と操作部からの選局命令を切り替える切替スイッチ部で構成する。 Means the present invention for solving the Problems To achieve the above object, the tuning system tuner by tuning data from the microcomputer to the tuning operation, the variable data from the timer unit which counts the days and times tuning instructions calculator for calculating aggregate tuning data, a memory unit for storing the contents, a processing unit corresponding to the data from the timer unit creates a channel selection instruction from the data of the memory unit, the microcomputer as an operation unit for performing an external tuning operation the out, constituted by the switching unit for switching the channel selection instruction from the channel selection instruction operation unit from the processing unit.

作用 本発明は上記構成により通常は操作部からの選局命令によりマイコンが選局データを出して選局するが、そのときのデータをタイマー部の時間データをもとに集計する。 Action The present invention is a microcomputer by channel selection instruction from the normally operating section by the arrangement is channel selection out the tuning data, aggregates the data at that time based on the time data of the timer unit. すなわちタイマー部は一週間単位で曜日を、24時間分単位で時計を計測しており、演算部は特定の曜日,特定の時間における選局データを集計してメモリー部に記憶させる。 That weekday timer unit in one week units, and measures the clock for 24 hours in minutes, arithmetic unit specific day to be stored in the memory unit aggregates the tuning data at a particular time. 処理部はタイマー部のデータに対応してその時刻において過去最も多かった選局データの集計結果がある一定レベルの頻度を越えた場合に切替スイッチを処理部に切り替えるとともにマイコンに対してその時刻において過去最も多かった選局データ、つまり番組を選局すべき選局命令を出す。 Processing unit at that time to the microcomputer switches the selector switch to the processing unit when exceeding the frequency of certain level aggregate results of the past most common tuning data at that time in response to the data of the timer section past most common tuning data, in other words put out the tuning to be tuning instruction program.

実施例 以下、本発明の一実施例について第1図を参照しながら説明する。 Examples will be described below with reference to Figure 1 for one embodiment of the present invention. 第1図に示すように、マイコン1からの選局データによってチューナー2が選局動作をする選局システムにおいて、曜日と時間をカウントするタイマー部3からのデータを変数として選局データを演算集計する演算部4、その内容を記憶するメモリー部5、さらにタイマー部3からのデータをもとにしてメモリー部5から選局命令を作り出す処理部6、マイコンに選局命令を出して選局動作を行う操作部7、処理部6からの選局命令と操作部7からの選局命令を切り替える切替スイッチ部8で構成される。 As shown in FIG. 1, the channel selection system tuner 2 by channel selection data from the microcomputer 1 to the tuning operation, operation aggregate channel selection data the data from the timer unit 3 which counts the days and time as variables arithmetic unit 4 to the memory unit 5, further processing unit 6 from the memory unit 5 produces the channel selection instruction data from the timer unit 3 based on channel selection operation issues a tuning command to the microcomputer stores the contents operation unit 7 performs, and a switching unit 8 for switching the channel selection instruction from the channel selection instruction operation unit 7 from the processing unit 6. 上記構成において動作を説明すると、 In operation in the above configuration,
通常は操作部7からの選局命令によりアイコン1が選局データを出して選局するが、そのときのデータをタイマー部3をもとに集計する。 Typically icon 1 by channel selection instruction from the operation unit 7 for channel selection out the tuning data, aggregates the data at that time based on the timer section 3. すなわちタイマー部3は一週間単位で日付を、24時間分単位で時間を計測しており演算部4は特定の曜日,特定の時間における選局データを集計してメモリー部5に記憶させる。 That date timer unit 3 in one week units, and calculating unit 4 measures the time 24 hours units specific day, is stored in the memory unit 5 aggregates the tuning data at a particular time. 処理部6はタイマー部3に従ってその時刻において過去最も多かった選局データの集計結果がある一定レベルの頻度を越えた場合に切替スイッチ8を処理部6に切り替えるとともにマイコン1に対しその時刻において過去最も多かった選局データ、つまり番組を選局すべき選局命令を出す。 Processing unit 6 past at that time to the microcomputer 1 switches the switch 8 to the processing unit 6 when exceeding the frequency of certain level aggregate results of the past most common tuning data at that time in accordance with the timer section 3 the most common tuning data, in other words put out the tuning to be tuning instruction program.

このように本発明の実施例の自動選局装置によれば、 According to the automatic tuning apparatus of the embodiment of the present invention,
選局データを時間データと共にメモリーに集計して、頻度の高いものを自動選局させることにより、プリセットの必要がなくて、特定の曜日,特定の時間になると操作部からの選局命令がなくても自動的に決まった選局をする。 The channel selection data by aggregating with time data in memory, by the station automatic tuning having a high frequency without the need for preset a specific day, no channel selection command from an operation unit comprising a particular time to automatically fixed tuning also.

発明の効果 以上の実施例から明らかなように、本発明は選局データとタイマーデータをメモリーに集計して、頻度の高いものを自動選局させる構成とすることにより、テレビ受像機のチャンネルを時間に従ってあらかじめプリセットするという繁雑な手段を用いなくても、テレビ受像機の電源スイッチを入れたときにその時刻によく見るチャンネルに自動的に選局されたり決まった時間にいつも見ている番組が自動的に選局されて見逃すことがなくなったりするという効果があり、テレビ受像機のあるライフスタイルを一歩進めた発明として極めて有用である。 As apparent from Examples effect above aspect, the present invention is by aggregating the tuning data and timer data in memory, by the configuration in which the stations automatic tuning having a high frequency channels of the television receiver even without using a complicated means that preset in advance in accordance with the time, the program you are looking always to automatically tuned or fixed time to channel that look good in that time when you turn on the power switch of the television receiver automatically it has the effect of it is lost or miss is tuned, is extremely useful as an invention that go one step further lifestyle with a television receiver.

【図面の簡単な説明】 第1図は本発明の一実施例の自動選局装置の構成を示すブロック図、第2図は従来例の構成を示すブロック図、 Block diagram showing the configuration of an automatic tuning apparatus according to an embodiment of the BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS FIG. 1 is the present invention, the block diagram FIG. 2 showing a structure of a conventional example,
第3図は他の従来例の構成を示すブロック図である。 Figure 3 is a block diagram showing a configuration of another conventional example. 1……マイコン、2……チューナ、3……タイマー、4 1 ...... microcomputer, 2 ...... tuner, 3 ...... timer, 4
……演算部、5……メモリー部、6……処理部、7…… ...... calculation unit, 5 ...... memory unit, 6 ...... processing unit, 7 ......
操作部、8……切替スイッチ。 The operation unit, 8 ...... changeover switch.

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  1. 【請求項1】マイクロコンピュータからの選局データによりチューナーが選局動作をする選局装置において、曜日と時間をカウントするタイマー部からのデータを変数として選局データを演算集計する演算部と、その内容を記憶するメモリー部と、前記タイマー部からのデータに対応してメモリー部のデータから選局命令を作り出す処理部と、マイコンに選局命令を出して選局操作を行う操作部と、前記処理部からの選局命令と前記操作部からの選局命令を切り替える切替スイッチ部を設け、前記処理部の選局命令は操作部の選局命令による選局データが、 1. A channel selecting apparatus tuner to a channel selection operation by the channel selection data from the microcomputer, and a calculator for calculating aggregate channel selection data the data from the timer section for counting the day and time as variables, a memory unit for storing the contents, a processing unit for creating a channel selection instruction from the data memory unit corresponding to the data from the timer unit, an operation unit for performing a tuning operation issues a tuning command to the microcomputer, the switching unit for switching the channel selection instruction from the operating unit and the channel selection instruction from the processing unit is provided, the channel selection command of the processing unit is tuning data by the tuning instruction of the operating unit,
    特定の曜日,特定の時間にあらかじめ決めた一定レベルの頻度を越える場合に、その特定の曜日,特定の時間になると操作部からの選局命令がなくても自動的に前記のデータの選局を行う命令とする自動選局装置。 Particular day of the week, when exceeding the frequency of predetermined constant level at a particular time, that particular day, tuning to automatically the data without channel selection instruction from the operation unit becomes a certain time automatic tuning device for the instruction to perform.
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