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compandor

[kəm′pand·ər]
(electronics)
A system for improving the signal-to-noise ratio by compressing the volume range of the signal at a transmitter or recorder by means of a compressor and restoring the normal range at the receiving or reproducing apparatus with an expander.

compandor

(COMpressor/exPANDOR) See companding.
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Combined with the wideband compander and other elements, the resulting system has a wide range of independent-gain/spectral-tilt combinations, and can therefore deal with the broadest range of signal/noise spectral combinations, without overload or overmodulation.
Performance Advancements: the new A1026 processor includes customizable voice quality tuning capabilities, a Post-Equalization Filter that allows handset manufacturers to manage frequency response, and a Multi-band Compander (MBC) to improve audio quality and reduce distortion for end-users when receiving communication, or using the phone's speaker phone function.
MaxxStream comes in two convenient configurations: MaxxStream Pack includes -- AudioTrack for equalization, compression, and gating -- Renaissance Vox for vocal enhancement -- L1 Ultramaximizer for limiting and level maximization ($500 MSRP) MaxxStream Pro Pack includes -- C1 Parametric Compander for compression, expansion, gating, and equalization -- C4 Multiband Compressor for multiband expansion, limiting, compression, and EQ -- L1 Ultramaximizer for limiting and level maximization -- MaxxBass for psycho-acoustic bass extension -- S1 Stereo Imager for spatial enhancement -- Q10 Paragraphic Equalizer for precision frequency-shaping -- DeEsser for reducing sibilance ("ess" and "shh" sounds) ($1600 MSRP) For more information on MaxxStream, please visit http://www.

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