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Acoustic coupler

Definition of the noun Acoustic coupler

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noun

  1. An interface device for coupling electrical signals by acoustical means—usually into and out of a telephone instrument.
  2. A terminal device used to link data terminals and radio sets with the telephone network.

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Acoustic coupler: In telecommunications, an acoustic coupler is an interface device for coupling electrical signals by acoustical means—usually into and out of a telephone instrument.

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Google previewAuditing EDP Systems (2002)

An acoustic coupler is a modem that is used in connection with a standard telephone. The acoustic...

Google previewComputer Communications (2013)

by R. COLE

The acoustic coupler is a very cheap and convenient way of connecting a terminal to any telephone. Unfortunately, using the handset allows other noises from the room to interfere, so it is not as reliable as an installed MODEM. Higher Speed ...

Google previewEnterprise Resource Planning (2004)

by Pankaj Sharma

Acoustic Coupler is a hardware device which allows a modem to connect to a voice circuit. This type of device is no longer manufactured. Acquisition To gain possession or use of something. Active Attack Attacks which ...

Google previewData Communications (2013)

An Introduction to Concepts and Design by Robert Techo

An acoustic coupler is a portable modem which transmits and receives tones when placed (coupled or cradled) in the ear-and-mouth (E&M) piece of a dial telephone handset. An acoustic coupler is typically a slow-speed device (under 600 ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Acoustic coupler An acoustic coupler is a hardware device that enables a modem to connect to a voice circuit.

Google previewDictionary of it Terms (2009)

by S.k.bansal

Acoustic coupler : An acoustic coupler is a hardware device that enables a modem (a device that converts signals from analog to digital and from digital back to analog) to connect to a voice circuit, A handset adapter is used to receive modem ...

Google previewInformation System Management (2002)

by Ankita Bansal

The acoustic coupler is a very cheap and convenient way of connecting a terminal to any telephone. Unfortunately, using the handset allows other noises from the room to interfere, so it is not as reliable as an installed MODEM. Higher- speed ...

Google previewFuture Information Technology--1984 Telecommunications (1984)

acoustic coupler An acoustic coupler is a modem designed to connect directly to the handset of a voice telephone. It enables digital terminals to communicate with remote devices using the analog lines of the public telephone network. It does ...

Google previewNetwork Dictionary (2007)

by Javvin Www Networkdictionary Com, Jielin Dong

Acoustic Coupler Hardware Acoustic coupler is a hardware device that allows a computer to connect to other computers. Users transmit data over phone lines commonly using a modem to connect to other computers or networks instead of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Engineering

Mother of all Engineering

Acoustic coupler, acoustical coupler. : A device that converts electrical signals into audio signals, enabling data to be transmitted over the public telephone network via a conventional telephone handset; it also converts the audio signals back ...

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin H. Weik

For example, an acoustic coupler could produce from sound waves electric currents, which could be used to modulate the output of a laser or LED for driving an optical fiber. acoustic delay line. A delay line whose operation is based on the ...

Google previewThe Modem Dictionary (1994)

by R. Scott Perry

[See also acoustic coupler]. adaptive data compression - See ADC. adaptive dialing - When a modem can determine whether to dialpulse or tone. It will try ...

Google previewDictionary of Electrical Engineering

All Terms of Electrical Engineering and its applications. by Engineering Bug

Acoustic coupler, acoustical coupler. : A device that converts electrical signals into audio signals, enabling data to be transmitted over the public telephone network via a conventional telephone handset; it also converts the audio signals back ...

Google previewDictionary of Electronics and Communication Engineering

by Engineering Bug

Acoustic coupler, acoustical coupler. : A device that converts electrical signals into audio signals, enabling data to be transmitted over the public telephone network via a conventional telephone handset; it also converts the audio signals back ...

Google previewElectronics (Collins Dictionary of) (2014)

by Ian Sinclair

If direct connection of electrical equipment tothe telephone systemis prohibited, an acoustic coupler converts the electricalsignals into musical notes that are sent and received by the normal telephone microphoneand earpiece. This is done by ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Engineering (2014)

A Guide to the Language of Engineering by Ron Hanifan

Acoustic Coupler A device for coupling electrical signals, by acoustical means, usually into and out of a telephone instrument.

Google previewA Dictionary of Computer Science (2016)

by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

The connection between the acoustic coupler and the telephone system is made by means of a small microphone and loudspeaker held close to the earpiece and mouthpiece of an ordinary telephone handset in a soundabsorbent enclosure.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acoustic coupler Acoustical Engineering, ...

Google previewDictionary of Personal Computing and the Internet (1997)

by S. M. H. Collin

accounting popular software application for automating accounting and book-keeping acoustic coupler type of modem that has rubber cups ...

Google previewComputer Technology Encyclopedia (2008)

by Michael Graves

acoustic coupler A device that allows a computer to interface with a standard telephone. It works by placing the handset of the telephone into a saddle. The saddle interfaces with a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Information Technology (2007)

by Atlantic

Acoustic coupler This is a ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Networking

Acoustic Coupler A modem that includes a pair of rubber cups that fit over the mouthpiece and earpiece of a standard telephone handset (to prevent external noise from being picked up). An acoustic coupler allows you to connect your ...

Google previewThe SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia (2016)

by Genie Gertz, Patrick Boudreault

Weitbrecht developed the telephone acoustic coupler—known as a modem in today's terms—and used it to connect two teletype machines. The acoustic coupler transformed electrical signals from one machine into tones, which were then ...

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