An adapter ( Latin aptare ad, adaptare , adapt, fit fix up ' ) is in the technique , a plug or a screw connector for mechanical and electrical connection of various devices with different sizes, Stecksystem- standards or device for signal conversion .
- electromechanical adapter
- Adapter with connectors and cables without electronic components : travel adapter , audio and video adapters, tubes adapter, test adapters with needles ( printed circuit boards , integrated circuits )
- Adapters with other electronic circuits : plug-in power supplies , antenna adapters ( balancing elements ), video signal adapters, e.g. B. VGA / composite video , level converters , equalization preamplifiers , television standard converters, TTY / RS-232 serial converters , network cards ( data processing ), WLAN adapters , etc.
- mechanical adapters
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