center tap


Also found in: Wikipedia.

center tap

[′sen·tər ‚tap]
(electricity)
A terminal at the electrical midpoint of a resistor, coil, or other device. Abbreviated CT.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Endspan is a switch that integrates the PoE source, to simplify the infrastructure, using phantom feeding on the center tap of the Ethernet pulse transformer.
The Omnichannel Evolution of the Contact Center Tap into the customer insight that exists beyond the walls of the contact center to optimize the customer experience.
Non-Torque, Extended Range, Close Center Tap Adaptor - used where close center tapping with large tap sizes prohibits use of other tap adaptors.
Available in a 16 lead SOIC, the line amplifier is powered through the center tap of the output impedance transformer with a single +24 V supply.
The new products reduce termination components because of their precision center tap and transformer symmetry.
The Low Profile Plug-in (LP) Series is available in three sizes from 2 volt amps (VA) to 12 VA in 14 output voltages ranging from 10 volts center tap (VCT) to 230 VCT, providing semi-toroidal construction for reduced electromagnetic interference (EMI) with a minimum of 1,500 volts isolation.
Designed primarily for use in feedback circuits in amplifiers requiring ratio matching, high power, and tracking between two resistors, the resistor chips are capable of operating as a single-value resistor or as two resistors with a center tap feature.
The LM5102 100 V Synchronous Buck Driver drives the step-down converter control and synchronous MOSFETs into the current source inductor [current fed case] or inductor-capacitor filter [voltage-fed case]; this feeds the primary center tap of a push-pull converter isolation transformer.
Ultra-Fast switching -- Soft Recovery -- Hermetic Packages -- 220V to 600V -- 15A to 60A -- Improved High Temperature Operation -- Specified under actual operating conditions -- TJ=100 degrees C -- Maximum rated current -- Maximum rated dI/dt -- 80% Rated Voltage -- Available in Dual Common Cathode Center Tap configuration
Broadview's OfficeSuite ACD hosted call center taps the growing need of businesses for cost-effective solutions that improve their operations.
In the summer, the center taps its supercomputing power which has the force of 4,000 laptops connected together at high speed, to take part in a two-week gaming project.
Michigan Intelligence Operations Center Taps Memex for Platform Serving More Than 21,000 Police Officers Across Great Lakes State

Full browser ?