Definition of automatic gain control in English:

automatic gain control

Line breaks: auto|mat¦ic gain con|trol

noun

[mass noun] Electronics
  • A feature of certain amplifier circuits which gives a constant output over a wide range of input levels.
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    • The microphone did not have automatic gain control.
    • Other features include automatic gain control, silence suppression and encryption.
    • Images were collected without automatic gain control in order to preserve the relative intensity of different animals' fluorescence.

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