What is converter?

  • (noun): A device for changing one substance or form or state into another.
    Synonyms: convertor

Some articles on converter, converters:

Amtrak's 25 Hz Traction Power System - Power Sources - Static Frequency Converters
... The static converters in the system were commissioned during the decade between 1992 and around 2002 ... Chief advantages of static converters over motor generators include lower capital cost, lower operating costs, and higher conversion efficiency ... The Jericho Park converter exceeds its efficiency design criteria of 95% ...
Split-pi Topology
... a split-pi topology is a pattern of component interconnections used in a kind of power converter that can theoretically produce an arbitrary output voltage, either higher or lower than the ... It is essentially a boost (step-up) converter followed by a buck (step-down) converter ... The split-pi converter is a type of DC-to-DC converter that has an output voltage magnitude that is either greater than or less than the input voltage magnitude ...
Converter - Miscellaneous
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Converter/descrambler
... When a descrambler is added to the Cable Converter Box in the same chassis, it is referred to as a Converter/Descrambler or sometimes a Combination Unit, and is a type of Set-top box, it allows ... A Combination Converter/Descrambler is generally called a Set-top box or STB it is a single (one-piece) system installed in a single cabinet and represents a single component that is ... This unit contains a converter and a descrambler, enclosed in a common box and outputs the signal directly to your TV, VCR, DVR, PC, DVD or video projector ...
Sylmar Converter Station
... Sylmar Converter Station (34°18′39″N 118°29′21″W / 34.31083°N 118.48917°W / 34.31083 -118.48917 (Sylmar Converter Station ... The converter station converts the 500 kV direct current coming from the northern converter station Celilo to alternating current at 60 Hz and 230 kV synchronized with the Los Angeles ...