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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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2003-09-15 Using the M16C/62 analog to digital converter in one-shot mode
This application note outlines the steps necessary to set up, perform and read a single conversion using the onboard analog to digital converter of the M16C.
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.
2005-05-23 Understanding analog to digital converter specifications
This guide will help engineers to better understand the specifications commonly posted in manufacturers' data sheets that describe the performance of successive approximation register ADCs
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.
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.
2005-06-15 Create amplifier, converter combinations with WEBENCH
The latest version of National Semiconductor's WEBENCH online design environment is said to enable engineers to select and tune optimal signal-path applications in minutes.
2004-12-02 Analog-to-digital converter in the AT91M55800A
This app note demonstrates the analog-to-digital converter in the AT91M55800A.
2012-08-23 A*STAR IME's ADC converter boasts lowest power consumption
Researchers from A*STAR IME have developed an analog-to-digital converter which decreases the total power consumption of an implantable neural recording microsystem.
2000-12-12 A single ramp analog-to-digital converter
This application note presents a simple single-ramp ADC, which incorporates a calibration cycle to insure a 12-bit accuracy.
2005-05-27 Video converter renders dual images
National Semiconductor introduced what it claims is the first dual-channel video format converter for high-definition television that features two video conversion channels and a dual 3-D architecture
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.
2009-12-21 RF-to-digital converter brings SDR in cars
From Microtuner Inc. comes a RF-to-digital converter that harnesses advanced RF and digital silicon technologies to bring software-defined radio (SDR) to the global automotive industry
2012-07-23 IDT acquires data converter assets from NXP and Alvand
IDT has acquired assets from NXP Semiconductors and Alvand technologies in hopes to solidify its position in the wireless infrastructure markets.
2011-04-26 Databeans: Analog Devices profits from data converter needs
Analog Devices benefits from growing demand for digital devices, according to Databeans.
2007-08-28 DTV chips ease transition from analog to digital TV
Broadcom 's BCM3543 TVoC targeted at the U.S. NTIA's DAC box program converts ATSC signals to NTSC for displaying on analog TVs.
2001-04-11 Designing with high-speed analog-to-digital converters
This application note presents some useful guidelines to follow in incorporating high-speed A/D converters in high-performance system designs.
2002-10-17 Applying with the ispPAC30 to Data Acquisition Systems with Analog-to-Digital Converters
This application note describes how the ispPAC30 can be used as a flexible solution for interfacing signals to ADC front ends.
2000-08-29 Analog-to-digital conversion utilizing the AT89CX051 microcontrollers
This application note describes two low-cost ADC techniques that utilize the analog comparator in the AT89C1051 and AT89C2051 microcontrollers.
2000-09-07 Analog-to-digital conversion techniques using Zilog Z8 MCUs
This application note shows how to achieve A/D conversion (without a separate ADC chip) by using 8-bit MCUs without compromising accuracy, speed or system cost.
2009-04-02 An interface for Texas Instruments analog to digital converters with serial LVDS outputs
This application note describes how to interface a Texas Instruments ADC with serial LVDS outputs to Virtex-4 or Virtex-5 FPGAs, utilizing the dedicated deserializer functions of both FPGA families.
2004-03-05 Zarlink ADC boosts cellphone performance
Zarlink Semiconductor has developed an advanced digital microphone technology that boosts the performance of next generation cellphones.
2002-04-03 Wolfson codecs support Dolby 5.2, EX6.1, 7.1
The WM8770 and WM8771 24-bit codecs from Wolfson Microelectronics Ltd integrate an 8-channel mux with stereo ADC and 8-channel DAC.
2006-06-02 VFA, CFA, Bipolar or CMOS - Which high-speed amplifier is best for your low-noise application?
Both current- and voltage-feedback amplifier topologies are popular choices for high-speed applications. An understanding of the differences in circuit topology along with basic noise and distortion characteristics is crucial for optimal product selection.
2007-02-28 Using the MAXQ3120 microcontroller's ADC in polled mode
Operating an ADC in polled mode rather than interrupt-driven mode can be preferable in applications where priority or the inherently asynchronous nature of interrupts is a concern. This application note identifies some considerations when using the MAXQ3120 microcontroller's 16-bit sigma-delta ADC in polled mode.
2005-01-03 Understanding sensor data acquisition
Sensors are in widespread use, either as part of a microcontroller or separately in an embedded system. However, one of the more efficient circuit implementations combines a high-performance analog-to-digital (A/D) converter with an integrated MCU.
2005-11-18 Triple ADCs geared for video
Texas Instruments' new pair of 8bit and 10bit triple analog-to-digital converters provide up to 165MSPS
2004-11-10 TI, Xilinx partner on FPGA-based deserializer reference design
Texas Instruments and Xilinx announced the availability of an FPGA-based deserializer reference design that they have jointly developed.
2005-11-03 TI's new amps drive high-speed ADCs in demanding applications
Texas Instruments introduced three additions to itslow noise, low distortion fully-differential amplifiers that drive high-speed ADCs.
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