compandor


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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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This tone, a 1004 Hz sine wave at a level of O dBm, forces the compandors and amplifiers to operate as if normal data were being transmitted.
The test tone activates all of the compandors and amplifiers on the line, simulating actual operating conditions.

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