Science / Chemistry / Component: 1. A substance whose concentration must be specified to describe the state of a mixture in which reactions are occurring. 2. A substance present in a mixture in which no reactions occur.

Component System

Technology / Home Audio / Component System: This term is used in relation to speaker systems, to indicate a system in which separate mounting arrangements are provided for each component of the system. In a typical car system you might see a wo MORE

Hum Components

Technology / Home Audio / Hum Components: The residual artifact harmonics of the AC power supply. In the U.S. the use a 60-Hz system, places the most annoying 2nd and 3rd harmonics at 120 Hz and 180 Hz. For Europe, and other parts of the worl MORE

Passive Component

Technology / Home Audio / Passive Component: In a crossover system, a non-powered component used to separate an audio signal into a specified frequency band before it goes to a particular amplifier or driver. A passive device usually incurs some MORE

Matched Components

Technology / Home Audio / Matched Components: A typical separates system includes a separate woofer, tweeter, and external Crossover, all of which are designed to work smoothly with one another. Generally, these components are made of better mate MORE

Component Video Cable

Entertainment / Video Games / Component Video Cable: Currently the state-of-the-art in console video cables, separates the video into three wires that carry the red, green, and blue signals. These wires have five plugs, including the red/white plugs for MORE

Component cable

Entertainment / Video Games / Component cable: Component video cables allow your console to be connected to your television in a way that results in higher video quality than a standard composite cable. They also allow for a high definition signal MORE