Analog-to-Digital Converter

Description: System that converts an analog signal, such as a sound picked up by a microphone or light entering a digital camera, into a digital signal; device converting a physical quantity to a digital number (source)

Example: None

Synonym(s): ADC, A/D, A-to-D

Element Segments: Space Segment, Ground Segment

Element Families: Communications, Signal Processing

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