Voltage

Business / Construction / Voltage: A measure of electrical potential. Most homes are wired with 110 and 220 volt lines. The 110 volt power is used for lighting and most of the other circuits. The 220 volt power is usually used for the kitchen range, hot water heater and dryer.
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Voltage Drop

Technology / Home Audio / Voltage Drop: The amount of energy consumed when a device offers resistance in its circuit. The voltage (E) set up across a resistance (R) carrying a current (I). E=IR (Also see Volt). MORE

Vco (Voltage Controlled Oscillator)

Technology / Home Audio / Vco (Voltage Controlled Oscillator): An oscillator whose frequency output is controlled by varying its voltage rather than with a potentiometer. MORE

Voltage Regulator

Technology / Computers / Voltage Regulator: A device that smooths out voltage irregularities in the power fed to the computer, to prevent damage to the power supply or other components. MORE

Voltage Stabilizer

Entertainment / Photography / Voltage Stabilizer: Is a transformer used to produce a steady output voltage despite fluctuations of input voltage. MORE

Vcf (Voltage Controlled Filter)

Technology / Home Audio / Vcf (Voltage Controlled Filter): An audio filter whose effective frequency band is controlled by varying its voltage rather than with a potentiometer. MORE

Vca (Voltage Controlled Amplifier)

Technology / Home Audio / Vca (Voltage Controlled Amplifier): An amplifier whose output is controlled by varying its voltage rather than by direct resistance (as with a potentiometer). MORE