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.
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compandor

(COMpressor/exPANDOR) See companding.
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Theoretical model: Adaptive scalar compandor (Section II-B) for various N, [mu] = 255 and L = 32 for [Q.sub.LU] in a wide dynamic range.
When the communications system contains active elements, such as amplifiers and voice compandors, background noise measurements require the injection of a holding or test tone at the transmitter end of the test facility.
The test tone activates all of the compandors and amplifiers on the line, simulating actual operating conditions.

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