Definition of acoustic coupler in English:

acoustic coupler

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noun

  • A modem which converts digital signals into audible signals and vice versa so that they can be transmitted and received over telephone lines.
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    • In the end, it's clear that the use of acoustic couplers is something that must be practiced.
    • The trick to getting acoustic couplers to work is not, repeat not, letting your PC do the dialing.
    • Interestingly enough, acoustic couplers are used today to connect computers to the Internet via payphones.

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