transistor amplifier

transistor amplifier

[tran′zis·tər ‚am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An amplifier in which one or more transistors provide amplification comparable to that of electron tubes.
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I had a transistor amplifier that ran on batteries, which I used to tune up with so we carried on the set.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 18, 2006 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation today announced the successful development of a compact gallium nitride (GaN, 1*) power transistor amplifier, which boasts the world's highest output power level of 400W while featuring low-distortion characteristics, for third generation (3G) base stations.
In typical applications, one PowerBand[TM] transistor amplifier line-up2 (containing 2-4 devices) covering an entire band could replace three or more traditional transistor amplifier line-ups (containing 2-4 devices).
The application that Genoa is demonstrating at NFOEC is just the tip of the iceberg; like the ubiquitous transistor amplifier, we will soon see low-cost optical amplifiers everywhere, in almost every type of optical equipment, as engineers begin to completely rethink what is possible from a network architecture point of view," he said.
Chapters have been added on 10D multirate and directional filter banks; on nonlinear filtering using statistical signal models and for image denoising; and on video demosaicking filters, and the chapters on linear and bilinear operators and matrices, passive circuit elements, bipolar junction transistor amplifiers, and symbolic analysis are among those that have been substantially revised.
In the thirty or more years that I have been in the public address, or sound reinforcement business,the first major change I saw was from valve to germanium transistor amplifiers," observes Terry Baldwin.
Tube amplifiers, for example, when hooked to actual speaker loads, tend to have frequency response curves that are less flat than transistor amplifiers hooked to the same speaker loads.