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Definition[]

An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) is

a hardware device which allows a digital computer to use analog input, usually the output of laboratory instruments. It converts the analog signal to a digital signal.
[an i]nput related device[] which translate[s] an input device's sensor analog signals to the corresponding digital signals needed by the computer.[1]

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See also[]

  • Digital-to-analog converter (DAC)
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