Definitions for "Preamplifier"
is a type of amplifier used to increase the output of a low level source allowing the signal to be processed by other devices.
The term often applied to the control section of a receiver or integrated amplifier. The control section "pre" processes input signals before sending them to the power amplifier.
Also called a control amplifier or control center. A preamplifier (or preamplifier section of a receiver) handles the switching and selecting of signals, tonal adjustment, digital signal processing, and surround decoding. The preamp also boosts signals to the voltage level required for the input of a power amplifier.
a piece of HT equipment more expensive and less functional than a receiver. Purchased to make others feel inferior.
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A control and switching component that may include equalization functions.