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English translation: foldback - probably OK

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16:39 Oct 26, 2002
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Swedish term or phrase: foldback
power supply company catalog...isn't the correct term feedback instead of foldback, or is there also a term "foldback" that I just don't know about?

CONTEXT: Overload protection--foldback, auto recovery
klorentzon
Local time: 11:02
English translation:foldback - probably OK
Explanation:
I have a large electronics textbook, and it has a section on 'foldback current limiting', a technique that reduces output current under short-circuit or overload conditions.
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Peter Linton
Local time: 10:02
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2 +2foldback - probably OK
Peter Linton


  

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29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +2
foldback - probably OK


Explanation:
I have a large electronics textbook, and it has a section on 'foldback current limiting', a technique that reduces output current under short-circuit or overload conditions.


    Reference: http://www.chipcenter.com/power/powp250.html
Peter Linton
Local time: 10:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1432

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Hans-Bertil Karlsson: yes, feedback is something else..
1 hr

agree  Roald Toskedal: That's exactly what it is, a current limiting response in case of a short-circuit.
1 day9 hrs
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