preamp

preamp
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An electronic device that magnifies the low signal output of microphones and other transducers before the signal is sent to a mixing board or to other amplifiers.

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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  • preamp — [prē′amp΄] n. short for PREAMPLIFIER …   English World dictionary

  • Preamp — Ein Vorverstärker (engl. preamplifier, kurz preamp) ist ein Verstärker für z. B. die Messtechnik, Audio und Videotechnik, der die Aufgabe hat, die Eingangssignale, die von unterschiedlichen Quellen stammen, so anzupassen, dass der eigentliche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • preamp — noun Date: 1949 preamplifier …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • preamp — /pree amp /, n. Informal. a preamplifier. Also, pre amp. [1955 60; by shortening] * * * …   Universalium

  • preamp — noun preamplifier …   Wiktionary

  • PREAMP — Preamplifier Contributor: LaRC …   NASA Acronyms

  • preamp — noun short for preamplifier …   English new terms dictionary

  • preamp — pre·amp …   English syllables

  • preamp — pre•amp [[t]ˈpriˌæmp[/t]] n. elo inf a preamplifier • Etymology: 1955–60; by shortening …   From formal English to slang

  • preamp — ˈprēˌamp,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: by shortening : preamplifier …   Useful english dictionary

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