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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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The circuits are configured to ensure that the final analogue output of each path is finely resolved while staying within the input voltage range of the analogue-to-digital converter. The microcontroller's computational and serial communication capabilities are used to calibrate, compensate and relay the conditioned signals to an on-board wireless transceiver.
The team has already built an analogue-to-digital converter circuit that implements ternary logic, a device that will only switch on in response to either a high or low concentration range of an input, and which is capable of producing two different outputs.
In most applications, this voltage will be converted to a digital value by an analogue-to-digital converter: LEM has equipped the HLSR with an internal voltage reference of 1.65 or 2.5 V made available on a dedicated pin for use by an external device such as A/D converter, for example, or designers can choose to use an external reference from 0.5 to 2.65 V.
Provider of high-performance, analogue-intensive, mixed-signal ICs Silicon Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:SLAB) on Wednesday said that it has introduced its first isolated 10-bit analogue-to-digital converter (ADC) products.
But getting a video from VHS onto your computer involves an analogue-to-digital converter and most have poor USB units.