analog-to-digital converter


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analog-to-digital converter

n. Abbr. ADC
An electronic device that takes an electrical signal as an input, and yields a digital output signal representing the strength of the source signal, commonly used for recording digital audio. Also called A/D converter.
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Noun1.analog-to-digital converter - device for converting analogue signals into digital signals
data converter - converter for changing information from one code to another
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Featuring ultra low-power mixed-signal design, Zarlink's new chip is the industry's only analog-to-digital converter to meet the stringent performance specifications demanded by cell phone manufacturers.
The PIC16F676 features a 10-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with 8 channels that can use either VDD or an external voltage reference.
Symphony's parts list is quite short, consisting of one or two RF front-end chips with AM, FM and weather band tuning capability; a digital DSP base band/audio processor; an IF sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter with integrated audio analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters.