frequency-to-voltage converter


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frequency-to-voltage converter

[¦frē·kwən·sē tə ¦vōl·tij kən′vərd·ər]
(electronics)
A converter that provides an analog output voltage which is proportional to the frequency or repetition rate of the input signal derived from a flowmeter, tachometer, or other alternating-current generating device. Abbreviated F/V converter.
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