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compressor
A nonlinear analog device that has a lower gain at higher input levels than at lower input levels. Note: A compressor is used to allow signals with a large dynamic range to be sent through devices or circuits with a smaller dynamic range.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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