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Encoder may refer to:

Electronic circuits

  • Audio encoder, converts audio from digital to analog
  • Video encoder, converts video from digital to analog
  • Simple encoder
  • Priority encoder
  • 8b/10b encoder

Media compression

  • Compressor, encodes data (such as audio/video/images) into a smaller size (see codec)


  • Encoder (position)
    • Rotary encoder, converts rotating position to electronic signals
    • Linear encoder, converts straight position to electronic signals
    • Absolute encoder
    • Incremental encoder, converts position changes to electronic signals in real time
  • Altitude encoder

Related pages

  • Decoder (disambiguation)
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