dead band

Definitions

Electronics

  • For a device or system, such as an amplifier or control system, a range of values within which the input signal may be varied without affecting the output. For example, an interval of values within which a measuring instrument will not respond. Also called dead zone, or neutral zone.
  • A radio frequency band which is not in use.
  • A band within the tuning range of a receiver in which there is no reception due to poor sensitivity or improper design of the circuitry.
  • synonymdead zone

Media Studies

  • noun an area where mobile phone networks do not operate
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