successive approximation

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successive approximation

n.
A method for estimating the value of an unknown quantity by repeated comparison to a sequence of known quantities.
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Interestingly, Linear Technology recently released a 24-bit successive approximation ADC that operates at a 2-MS/s rate and includes an integrated digital filter capable of performing up to 65,536 averages.
The AVR microcontrollers have 10-bit successive approximation ADC [7].
Because these MCUs are low power consuming, the series has traditional successive approximation ADC as well RC-type ADC, which are optimized for accurate and low cost temperature and humidity monitoring, and can drive a wide array of LCD panels.
Both the AD7621 and AD7484 are successive approximation ADCs that provide excellent linearity, an important parameter for good image quality.
The AD7690 is a member of the Analog Devices' PulSAR(R) family of successive approximation ADCs, the most cost-effective technology for applications that require precise digital modeling of analog signals.

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