Definitions for "Downconverter"
Usually an integrated device which provides gain and frequency translation to a lower frequency. May consist of the LNA, mixer and matching components. It may also include a VCO as well as other functions. The downconverter's input is a radio frequency and the output is an intermediate frequency.
A circuit used to change a high-frequency signal to a lower frequency.
A device for lowering the frequency of a modulated radio-frequency carrier.