analog-to-digital converter

Definitions

Electronics

  • A circuit or device which transforms an analog input into a digital output. An example is a voltage or voice being converted into a digital signal. Its abbreviation is ADC, although a/d converter or A/D converter are also used. Also called digitizer (1).
  • abbreviationa/d converter
  • acronymADC
  • synonymanalogue-to-digital converter
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