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German translation: doppelte Stromversorgung

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English term or phrase:dual power supply
German translation:doppelte Stromversorgung
Entered by: Endre Both
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12:01 Feb 12, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: dual power supply
In einer Beschreibung einer Rechenmaschine:
* 12 Large Digit Calculator
* Auto dual power supply
* Currency exchange calculations
* Tax key for automatic VAT calculations.
Birgit Schmidt-Leinigen
Germany
Local time: 10:15
automatisch umschaltendes Netzteil
Explanation:
Since the term occurs in "auto dual power supply", I suspect that this is a power supply that will automatically adjust to the supply voltage (such as power supplies for laptops); i.e. the word dual refers to dual voltage rather than to the fact that the calculator has 2 power supplies (which would be somewhat unlikely).


Ext. Netzteil für 110/230V, automatisch umschaltend, 50/60 Hz.
Anschlüsse: Hinterseite: EIngang für digitales Signalkabel nach TMDS (MDR-26 ...
www.cybercomp.net/deutsch/vision/vis1810tds.htm
HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 01:15
Grading comment
You are right and first. Many thanks.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naAutomatisch umschaltendes Netzteil
Max Diez
naDoppelstromversorgerUschi (Ursula) Walke
naautomatische zweifache Stromversorgung
Mats Wiman
naDoppelspannungs-Netzteil
Dierk Seeburg
naautomatisch umschaltendes NetzteilUlrike Lieder


  

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42 mins
automatisch umschaltendes Netzteil


Explanation:
Since the term occurs in "auto dual power supply", I suspect that this is a power supply that will automatically adjust to the supply voltage (such as power supplies for laptops); i.e. the word dual refers to dual voltage rather than to the fact that the calculator has 2 power supplies (which would be somewhat unlikely).


Ext. Netzteil für 110/230V, automatisch umschaltend, 50/60 Hz.
Anschlüsse: Hinterseite: EIngang für digitales Signalkabel nach TMDS (MDR-26 ...
www.cybercomp.net/deutsch/vision/vis1810tds.htm
HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 01:15
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
You are right and first. Many thanks.
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44 mins
Doppelspannungs-Netzteil


Explanation:
Babelfish yields Versorgungsteil, but I prefer Netzteil. The dual power refers to automatic voltage switching inside the power supply. This enables one to use the equipment in countries with varying voltages, usually 110 and 220.

The other terms should be:
- Rechnerfunktion mit Großziffern
- Automatisches Doppelspannungs-Netzteil
- Währungsumrechnungen
- Steuertaste für automatische Mehrwertsteuerberechnung

Cheerio,
Dierk


    Reference: http://babelfish.altavista.com/translate.dyn
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 02:15
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 130
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56 mins
automatische zweifache Stromversorgung


Explanation:
alternatively:
power supply=netzteil, netzgerät

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 10:15
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 711

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Ulrike Lieder
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10 hrs
Doppelstromversorger


Explanation:
automatischer Doppelstromversorger


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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 19:15
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 175
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10 hrs
Automatisch umschaltendes Netzteil


Explanation:
vermutlich (aus der Gesamtbeschreibung) handelt es sich hier um ein Gerät, das sich dem jeweiligen Stromnetz (110 V oder 220 V) anpasst. Wenn dem so ist, dann würde 'Automatisch umschaltendes Netzteil' eine treffende Übersetzung sein...

Max Diez
Local time: 10:15
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 31
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