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What is analog-to-digital converter?
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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2005-10-21 VXS board packs dual 2.2GS/s A/D channels
The new Quixilica Neptune 2 VXS from TEK Microsystems combines field programmable gate arrays with dual 2.2GS/s data conversion channels.
1999-11-22 Using the Analog-to-Digital Converter of the 8XC552 Microcontroller
The 80C552 microcontroller has an on-chip ADC. The converter consists of an 8 input analog multiplexer, and a 10bit binary successive approximation ADC. To obtain the 10bit accuracy, it is important to pay attention to the design of the application. First, the operation of the ADC is described. Then, design and layout subjects are described that can influence the accuracy of the conversion result
2001-04-02 Using the analog-to-digital converter of the 8XC552 microcontroller
This application note describes how to use the on-chip 10-bit ADC of Philips Semiconductors' 8XC552 microcontroller.
2000-06-01 Using the Analog to Digital Converter
This application note is intended for PIC16C7X users with various degrees of familiarity with analog system design.
2012-11-29 Using JESD204B for wideband data converter apps
The JESD204A/B interface minimises the number of digital inputs/outputs between data converters and other devices, such as FPGAs and SoCs.
2005-05-20 Ultra-fast A/D board packs 2GHz silicon
Pentek continues to churn out DSP, SDR (software defined radio), and ultra-high-speed data acquisition boards and systems at a prodigious rate
2002-11-26 TDA8789HL dual 8-bit A/D converter with DPGA demonstration board
This application note describes the design of DPGA demonstration board using the TDA8798HL ADC.
2002-11-20 TDA8764ATS: 10-bit A/D converter demonstration board
This application note describes the design and the realization of the demonstration board using the TDA8764ATS version (n 709) with an application environment.
2001-04-17 Switched-capacitor A/D converter input structures
This application note discusses the input drive requirements of different CMOS A/D converter structures.
2004-05-25 Simplify a/d converter interface with software
This app note presents a simplified form of a/d converter interface with software.
2001-04-17 Precision temperature measurement using RTDs (resistance temperature detectors) with the CS5516 and CS5520 bridge transducer A/D converters
This application note discusses how the CS5516/CS5520 bridge-measurement A/D converters can be configured for precise measurement of resistance using a ratiometric resistance measurement technique
2000-06-05 PIC14000 A/D Theory and Implementation
This application note presents an implementation of a DAQ system based on a PIC14000 microcontroller. The PIC14000's AFE performs signal conditioning and A/D conversion of signals used in a battery monitoring application
2005-11-03 PIC MCU adds extra serial ports, faster A/D converter
The newest members of Microchip Technology Inc.'s PIC18F microcontroller family are the PIC18F8622/8527/6622/6527.
2003-10-03 Operation of A-D Converter (in single sweep mode)
This application note presents the operation of A-D Converter in single sweep mode.
2003-10-03 Operation of A-D Converter (in repeat mode)
This application note presents the operation of A-D Converter in repeat mode.
2003-10-03 Operation of A-D Converter (in one-shot mode, external op-amp connection mode)
This application note presents the operation of A-D Converter in one-shot mode and in external op-amp connection mode.
2002-05-10 Matsushita enters 'Brain-on-a-Chip' development pact
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. has entered a five-year development agreement with Tensor Biosciences in an effort to further the commercial reach of Tensor's "Brain-on-a-Chip" drug discovery technology
2001-04-30 Interfacing with the TLV1571/78 analog-to-digital converter to the TMS320C542 DSP
This application note presents a hardware solution for interfacing the TLV1571/TLV1578 A/D converters to the TMS320C542 DSP. It describes the interface hardware and C-callable software routines, which support communication between ADC and DSP
2001-04-30 Interfacing the TLV1544 and TLV1548 A/D converters to digital processors
This application note describes the hardware and software requirements for interfacing the TLV1544 and TLV1548 A/D converters to a DSP and to a MCU
2001-05-04 Interfacing a TMS320C3x to the TLC320AD58C 18bit stereo A/D converter
This application note discusses how to initialize the TMS320C3x DSP to interface with the TLC320AD58C 18bit stereo A/D converter without glue logic.
2001-05-04 Interfacing a TMS320C2x, 'C2xx, or 'C5x DSP to a TLC548 8bit A/D converter
This application note describes how to interface a TMS320C2x, TMS320C2xx or TMS320C5x DSP to a TLC548 8-bit A/D converter.
2001-05-04 Interfacing 20MSPS TLC5510 Flash A/D converter to TMS320C2xx and TMS320C5x fixed-point DSPs
This application note discusses how to interface the TLC5510 Flash A/D converter to a TMS320C2xx or TMS320C5x DSP at a data rate of 20MSa/s.
2005-09-29 GHz-speed A/D consumes 1.9W
National Semiconductor expanded its family of gigahertz-speed ADCs with three converters that are said to offer the industry's best performance with ultra-low power consumption
2001-05-09 Generating a PWM signal modulated by an analog input using the TMS320F240 EVM
This application note describes how to convert an input value with the ADC module of the TMS320F240 DSP evaluation module and output a PWM signal corresponding to the digital conversion of the analog input
2009-05-07 Do's and don'ts of applying A/D converters
In many applications, the limitation in the performance of a system lies in how the individual components are used. The ADC can also be considered as a component. Therefore, proper design procedures are necessary to obtain the optimum accuracy
2001-04-30 Designing with the THS1206 high-speed data converter
This application note describes the criteria applied in designing a system using the THS1206 high-speed A/D converter.
2001-09-05 Continuously variable slope delta modulation: A tutorial
This application note discusses the basics of uniform and non-uniform quantization (non-adaptive), differential quantization and CVSD (Continuously Variable Slope Delta modulation) quantization.
2005-03-02 Combine uncompressed HD video, multichannel audio via a single digital interface
Philips' HDMI receiver IC will allow TV makers to combine uncompressed HD video and multichannel audio through a single digital interface and a tiny, user-friendly connector
2002-10-21 Biometric sensors add a glamorous touch
Cosmetics maker L'Oral and chipmaker STMicroelectronics have announced a joint development agreement that brings biometrics technology to the skin-care business
2003-04-04 AVR: Low Cost A/D Converter
This application note discusses the procedure in making a simple ADC with only two external components, a resistor and capacitor
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