automatic tuning system


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automatic tuning system

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′tün·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(control systems)
An electrical, mechanical, or electromechanical system that tunes a radio receiver or transmitter automatically to a predetermined frequency when a button or lever is pressed, a knob turned, or a telephone-type dial operated.
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Further optimization of the design of the mechanical parts consisting of the moving mass, suspending beams and electrodes could improve the performance of the automatic tuning system.
But since its effective use at the 1994 Berlin Marathon, the ChampionChip system, perfected in the Netherlands, has been chosen to time more than 2,600 running events, including the Boston and New York City marathons, making it by far the most widely used automatic tuning system.

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