electrical transducer

Definitions

Electronics

  • A device which converts a non-electrical signal or form of energy, such as acoustic energy, into an electrical signal or electrical energy. An example is a microphone.
  • A device which converts an electrical signal or form of energy into a non-electrical signal or form of energy, such as acoustic energy. An example is a speaker.
  • A transducer which converts one electrical signal into another. For instance, a device whose input is a direct current, and whose output is a proportional alternating current.
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/electrical-transducer.html