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English translation: line-side unit

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10:44 Dec 5, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Vorschaltunit
"Die Anlage ist aufgebaut worden aus: Hauptunit und zwei Vorschaltunits."

"Fuer die Bedienung brauchen Sie an der Vorderseite der Vorschaltunits einen Radius von etwa 1,5 m."
Dawn Montague
Local time: 09:55
English translation:line-side unit
Explanation:
a very strange text indeed.
absolutely unusual to use Unit in German.
Usually Vorschalt- is translated as primary ... or line-side ... meaning that power comes in here.
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Michael Scheidler
Local time: 15:55
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line-side unit


Explanation:
a very strange text indeed.
absolutely unusual to use Unit in German.
Usually Vorschalt- is translated as primary ... or line-side ... meaning that power comes in here.


    own experience
Michael Scheidler
Local time: 15:55
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 231
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Explanation:
Very difficult to propose a traslation without knowing the context.

Ken Cox
Local time: 15:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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8 hrs
Vorschalt-Unit


Explanation:
In lighting technology a "Vorschaltgeraet (VG)" = "control gear" and is used to control current reaching the fluorescent lamp to avoid overloading and control dimming.

HTH

Michael


    Reference: http://www.osram.de
    My translations for that website
Michael Grunwald
Local time: 22:55
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 40
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