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English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Telecom(munications) / Conception redondante d’émetteur
English term or phrase: passive unit, switching module regulator
Solid State TV/FM Transmitter consists of 6 major units including exciters, PA modules, , , remote monitor & control system and cooling system.

Comment on peut les dire en bon français? MdA!
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Summary of answers provided
4diplexeur//alimentation à découpage
Robin Levey
3unité passive (commutateur passif), régulateur de module de commutation

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diplexeur//alimentation à découpage

I'm assuming that this is non-native English and that the terms refer to a combiner (which is a passive device that feeds the outputs from the vision and sound PAs to the shared antenna) and a switched-mode power supply.

If that is not the case, then I am left wondering why these items are not mentioned, since the system will not work without them.

Note added at 41 mins (2008-09-02 15:17:18 GMT)

Correction - the source text refers to a shared TV and FM (radio) system, not to the two parts of a TV signal. The same terms apply, however.

And although in principle a 'diplexeur' is a 'splitter', the same term is used to refer to a 'combiner' (which is really just a splitter wired back-to-front).

Note added at 50 mins (2008-09-02 15:25:46 GMT)

Re Asker's note below: Actually, if my interpretation is correct, the author is listing *all* the 'major units' of the transmitter (except the antenna and its feeder, of course).

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Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you Mediamatrix. I think the author only list the "major units", though other modules are actual in need

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unité passive (commutateur passif), régulateur de module de commutation


Note added at 4 mins (2008-09-02 14:40:25 GMT)

passive unit, switching module regulator = ce sont deux éléments distincts

Note added at 52 mins (2008-09-02 15:28:12 GMT)

Module de commutation, ça ne me choque pas. Mais, c'est un point à voir avec votre client...

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Asker: Oui, c'est tout à fait deux éléments distincts

Asker: Et je préfère croire que c'est switching mode regulator, à la place de switching module regulator, comme il y a plusieurs typos dans le texte d'origine, et switching module, ça n'a pas de bon sense...Comment vous y pensez?

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