Analog Signal


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Analog Signal

A continuous, electrical wave containing data. The magnitude of the signal corresponds to the amount of data contained in it. An analog signal is one of two ways to change raw data into an electrical wave. See also: Digital system.
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These ICs are in the Balanced "A" and "D" subsection of this article to distinguish them from many products with ADC and DAC functionality, which is useful in DAQ applications but doesn't support more general analog signal processing.
To solve the aforementioned problem, it will be required to analyze a failure after synchronizing analog signal and CAN signal.
For the new resolvers, an electrical circuit conditions output so the shaft angle position is represented by a linear analog signal. The resolver signal-conditioning technologies are part of NASA's technology transfer program.
Other process parameters can be metered by analog signal or entered manually.
Installed near the analog-output device, these modules are capable of greater range because they digitize the analog signal before transmitting it to the PLC.
Analog to Digital Converter -- Sometimes called an A/D board, this component in a control system converts an analog signal of varying voltage into a digital word.
The key was tapping into the analog signal that the electric eye uses to switch between off and on.
Contract notice: acquisition of a spectrum analyzer, a vector signal generator and an analog signal generator
Their topics include integrated analog signal processing readout front ends for particle detectors, low-noise detectors through incremental sigma-delta analog-digital converters, digital pulse-processing techniques for X-ray, silicon photo-multipliers for high-performance scintillation crystal readout applications, and complementary metal-oxide semiconductor image sensors for radiation detection.
The SC-1608 Series USB and Ethernet data-acquisition devices feature analog signal conditioning, allowing customers to easily measure voltage, thermocouple, RTD, strain, frequency, and current.
Anritsu Company introduced the MG3740A analog signal generator that outputs AM/FM/(DM test signals for evaluation of narrowband analog radio equipment used in public safety networks and private commercial networks.
TURCK (Minneapolis, MN) introduces the new IMS interface module that provides a cost-effective solution for analog signal conversion.