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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Interchangeable digital load cells equipped with individual 18 bit 4 times oversampling AD converters are said to improve the performance by a factor of 20.
However, some of the harmonics of the reference clock signal for AD converters and digital circuits, known as clock spurs, degrade receiver sensitivity.
The card contains four 12-bit AD converters two ways of triggering, 1MHz frequency source, flexible addressing.