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A device that converts a signal to a lower frequency, especially in television reception.
- ‘This equipment is available today in the form of multi-carrier power amplifiers, wide-band upconverters and downconverters, and high-speed A / D and D / A converters.’
- ‘The strategy used in the Universal Software Radio Peripheral is to code the digital downconverter in the Verilog hardware description language and then download the resulting bitstream over the USB into the FPGA.’
- ‘The HDC-1861 is an HD downconverter as well as a distribution amplifier, with an analog monitoring output.’
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