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English translation: acquisition box

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French term or phrase:boîtier d'acquisition
English translation:acquisition box
Entered by: xxxcmwilliams
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13:54 Mar 16, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: boîtiers d'acquisition
In context of telephone helpline for a type of software.
L'assistance tlphonique porte sur les incidents rencontrs au cours de l'utilisation du logiciel XX:
- non fonctionnement des botiers d'acquisition.
xxxcmwilliams
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:42
acquisition box
Explanation:
I work in the software industry and that's the general name we use for any device that collects some sort of data and interfaces directly with the computer. Try the link to this French website that also has an English version. (see reference) You will find the term translated that way.
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Carolyn Denoncourt
United States
Local time: 20:42
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Summary of answers provided
nadata acquisition unit(s)Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naflight data acquisition unit/Meter test data acquisition unit/data acquisition unitConnie Leipholz
naacquisition box
Carolyn Denoncourt
naacquisition boxLouis RIOUAL


  

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31 mins
acquisition box


Explanation:
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Louis RIOUAL
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57 mins
acquisition box


Explanation:
I work in the software industry and that's the general name we use for any device that collects some sort of data and interfaces directly with the computer. Try the link to this French website that also has an English version. (see reference) You will find the term translated that way.



    Reference: http://www.users.skynet.be/ctcardio/ecg12d.htm
Carolyn Denoncourt
United States
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1 hr
flight data acquisition unit/Meter test data acquisition unit/data acquisition unit


Explanation:
Hi,

Is the software related to cars? I found "boîte d'acquisition" in the following context:

Un capteur de vitesse et d'accélération est installé, grâce à l'adaptateur universel, sur une roue non motrice du véhicule (pour éviter de mesurer d'éventuels glissements). Il est relié à un boîtier d'acquisition placé à l'intérieur du véhicule puis à un ordinateur portable.
http://www.rotronics.com/html/body_kit_mpe.html

I also found this term in connection with airplanes:

1. Domaine(s)
– Air Transport
flight data acquisition unit
boîtier d'acquisition principal

Source: Termium

And:

AlliedSignal Aerospace - Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) / ...
... capsule. The computer that collects and processes information for the flight data recorder a flight data acquisition unit is installed separately from the FDR.... aerospace.alliedsignal.com/aerospace/products/aircraft_products/ products/voice_flight_data_recorders.html - 16k

Or

http://www.siemens.co.za/news/990624_uds.html is the URL for Siemens. Visit their site, and you can even see what this "boîter" looks like. They call it "Versatile Meter Test Data Acquisition Unit".

Or:

http://www.tankradar.com/stc/products/sdau.htm
The Slave Data Acquisition Unit is used to connect temperature sensors and for local readout (if the Local Readout Display is included).
The Slave Data Acquisition Unit is powered from, and communicates through the Radar Tank Gauge to which it is connected. The Slave DAU is intrinsically safe. The intrinsic safety is provided by a Barrier Unit mounted in the Radar Tank Gauge.

It seems to me a "boîtier d'acquisition" is a "data acquisition unit" that serves many purposes, depending on how it was designed and which company designed it. I would use "data acquition unit".

Best regards,
Connie










    Reference: http://www.termium.com
    Various URLs, Google
Connie Leipholz
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1 hr
data acquisition unit(s)


Explanation:
As in:

: Data Acquisition Unit which plugs into your USB port. ...

New modular data acquisition unit for
industrial shop floor environments. First ...

Remote Data Acquisition Unit for monitoring thermocouples, mV and mA signals. ICU ...

The data acquisition unit only weighs about four ounces and plugs right into the docking port of a Palm handheld organizer.





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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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