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balun

(ˈbælən)
n
(Electronics) electronics a device for coupling two electrical circuit elements, such as an aerial and its feeder cable, where one is balanced and the other is unbalanced
[C20: shortened from bal(anced to) un(balanced transformer)]
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All too often, we've come across cases where clients that decided to take on their own installation or use a third party find themselves with splitters, amplifiers, baluns or other under-performing AV components that need to be replaced a year after they were installed.
The BAL-CC1101-01D3 is the first in a new family of integrated baluns from ST, which are matched to specific RF-transceiver chipsets.
com)-- Industry leading manufacturers of cutting-edge CCTV components AAS Technology has recently introduced a new range of CCTV and PC baluns.
The final two chapters, on the design of common microwave components requiring coupled line technology and baluns (electronic devices that convert between balanced and unbalanced electrical signals), have also been updated as appropriate.
It also has built-in passive video baluns for consolidation and breakout of the video, data, and power.
The system also features built-in passive video baluns for consolidation/breakout of video, data and power over CAT 5 twisted-pair cable.
The 136-page Connectivity catalog encompasses devices ranging from baluns, interface converters, and line drivers to EtherBITS(tm) device servers and CopperLink(tm) Ethernet Extenders.
Balun loss affects measurement calibration and noise floors, so pairs of similar baluns must be measured back-to-back to assess their performance.
This technology may be applied to other frequency bands where coaxial baluns can be used to effectively convert an unbalanced signal to a balanced signal.
Learn more about the advantages the LMH3401 and LMH5401 offer over baluns in this blog post.
ST leverages advanced semiconductor technologies to integrate commonly used circuit elements such as passive filters, ESD suppressors and wireless baluns in a much smaller size than state-of-the-art discrete solutions.
The baluns help minimize intereference between the several stations that will be operating at the Field Day site.