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What is A/D?
An electronic circuit that converts a continuously varying signal (temperature, pressure, voltage, etc.) into digital number comprising zeroes and ones.
Applications include anything that involves the digital processing of signals by a digital signal processor, microprocessor or microcontroller.
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2006-11-16 SiGe chip serves both GPS and Galileo
SiGe Semiconductor is sampling the SE4120L receiver, which it says is the first single-chip device to support both the U.S. global-positioning system network and the European Space Agency's Galileo.
2002-09-16 Services dip brings down quarterly revenue
Simulation enhancements should be implemented to accomodate chip companies that are planning on incorporating analog and mixed-signal design in their products.
2014-08-26 Serial port modules offer optional opto-isolation
The EMM-8EL-XT from Diamond Systems is a family of high performance PCIe/104 OneBankT serial I/O modules offering four or eight serial ports with software-controlled configuration.
2006-06-02 Sensorless control platform target washing machines
IR's sensorless control platform for direct-drive PMSM washing machines save up to 70 percent in energy use.
2007-03-22 Sensor interface offers six user-configurable I/O channels
Targeting fusion-sensing applications, Sensor Platforms Inc.'s SSP1401 multi-channel LRC sensor interface chip has six user-configurable I/O channels that can drive most types of sensor elements.
2005-02-01 SDR is not yet on call
The technology for SDRs has been around for years but it hasn't found yet its place in the wireless realm.
2004-05-17 Scanner front end does 40MS/s conversion
Flatbed scanners and multifunction peripherals appear to be settling out a bit on spatial and density resolution. But page-scanning speed is still a competitive issue in the end market, as is price.
2008-04-18 SBC loads the equivalent of five PC/104 I/O modules
Diamond Systems' Neptune SBC incorporates the equivalent of five PC/104 I/O modules on a single board, and occupies a 115mm x 165mm EPIC footprint.
2010-04-20 RTD interfacing and linearization using an ADuC8xx MicroConverter
This application note describes ways to implement a complete RTD sensor interface using the ADuC834 (or other similar MicroConverter) and just a few passive components.
2006-07-06 RFIC tailored for wireless infrastructure equipment
Analog Devices has developed an RFIC that comprises a dual detector/controller.
2006-05-29 RF development platform speeds time-to-market
The SMT8101 RF development platform has been launched by Sundance Digital Signal Processing Inc.
2006-03-09 Resistor ladder networks packaged in 2512 size
TT electronics BI Technologies SMT Division has developed a series of miniature surface-mount resistor ladder networks for analog to digital and digital to analog conversion apps.
2007-09-06 Renesas updates MCU family with on-chip flash memory
Renesas Technology Corp. today announced commercialization of 30 new products in seven groups as part of the R8C/Tiny Series of compact 16bit MCUs with on-chip flash memory.
2006-10-24 Renesas unveils car MCU with MONOS embedded flash
Renesas Technology America has unveiled its first MCU built with the company's metal oxide nitride oxide silicon embedded flash technology.
2012-11-14 Renesas expands RX63T MCU line-up
The MCUs boast higher pin counts and larger memory versions and tout functions such as USB 2.0, 10bit DAC and faster ADC with a minimum conversion time of 0.5?s, and increase the number of channels of timers and serial I/Fs.
2005-07-12 Renesas 32bit CISC MCU packs peripherals for automotive apps
Renesas Technology's new 40MHz H8SX/1544F microcontroller is aimed at simplifying and improving the design of embedded automotive in-vehicle systems.
2004-01-27 Renesas 16-bit MCU consumes low power
Renesas Technology has developed a super low power-consumption 16-bit MCU with on-chip flash memory that incorporates a 16-bit H8/300H CPU core and a delta sigma type ADC.
2008-09-23 Reliable PCIe boards hasten algorithm processing
Annapolis Micro Systems has released its Wildstar 5 PCIe boards with Xilinx's newest, biggest and highest pin count Virtex 5 FPGAs.
2008-02-20 Ref kit simplifies BLDC motor control development
Renesas Technology America has introduced the R8C/25-based brushless DC motor control reference platform.
2008-02-13 Random number generator operates at 2Mbit/s
Toshiba says its physical RNG circuit achieves the world's highest output by area, and that it generates random numbers at a data rate of 2Mbit/s.
2013-05-02 R&S RTM series boasts enhanced ease of use features
The R&S' new oscilloscope also boasts increased user friendly functions, such as colour-coded controls, logically grouped menus with flat structures and dedicated keys for frequently used functions.
2012-12-21 R&S probes target high bandwidth, high voltage apps
Rohde & Schwarz unveils the R&S RT-ZS60 active ground-referenced voltage probe and the R&S RT-ZD01 active differential high-voltage probe touting ranges up to 6GHz.
2009-08-17 QVGA TFT direct drive cuts down costs
Renesas Technology Europe has released an ultralow-cost QVGA TFT direct drive solution based on the R32C/111 32bit CISC microcontroller, which is part of the company's M16C MCU platform.
2005-10-05 PXI RF test modules go to 6GHz
Adding 6GHz capability to provide seamless coverage of mobile device testing, test-and-measurement house Aeroflex released two new PXI (PCI Extensions for Instrumentation) modules to its product line-up.
2011-10-10 Pros and cons of different high speed digital tests
Here's a discussion on the relative merits and demerits of high speed digital test approaches and dynamic protocol reconfiguration.
2006-04-11 Processor accepts analog A/V signals for DTV, STBs
Toshiba America Electronic Components announced the TB1311AFG analog video front-end processor.
2006-01-17 Precision clock generator has 16-digit resolution
Stanford Research Systems' new square wave clock generator can be driven across an RS-232 serial line from a PC, or used in an automated suite using IEEE-488/GPIB control.
2010-06-08 Practical layout for current sensing circuit of IRMCF300 series IC
This application note provides practical tips on PCB layout and how to set configuration registers when using the IRMCF300 series of sensorless motor control ICs.
2008-09-29 Power supply ready for high-speed testing of mobiles
Keithley introduces the Model 2308, a dual-channel battery- and charger-simulating power supply designed to support low-cost testing of portable products.
2008-02-27 Power monitor delivers accurate dynamic measurement
IR offers the IR3721 output power monitor IC for low-voltage DC/DC converters used in notebook computers, desktop computers and energy-efficient server applications.
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