delay distortion

delay distortion

[di′lā di′stȯr‚shən]
(electronics)
Phase distortion in which the rate of change of phase shift with frequency of a circuit or system is not constant over the frequency range required for transmission. Also called envelope delay distortion.
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The Japan ADSL splitter has a POTS impedance of 600 ohms with voice band delay distortion of 250 microseconds.
The digital adaptive equalizers can compensate for any type of linear distortions in the channel including magnitude and group delay distortions in the cable, impedance mismatches in terminations and reflections from unterminated stubs and cable splices.