Detector (U.S.A.)

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1. A device to effect the process of detection.

2. A mixer in a superheterodyne receiver.

Note: In definition 2, the device is often referred to as a First detector and the device is not used for detection as defined above.

Reference: I.R.E.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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