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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The newly developed pixel-parallel analog-to-digital converters provide the function to instantly convert the analog signal from all pixels, simultaneously exposed, to a digital signal in parallel.
In addition, low level analog signals in the [+ or -] 80 mV range can be recorded.
A majority of vehicle parts generate analog signal in order to operate sensor and actuator.
With the court dismissing the petitions, the Multi-System Operators (MSOs) will now discontinue the analog signals in Bangalore and Mysore cities at any time.
The boxes translate the digital signals received by the antennas into the analog signals usable by the televisions in affected households.
The legislation also gives television stations greater flexibility on ending their analog signals, allowing broadcasters who still want to shut off their analog signals on February 17 the option to do so, subject to approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
This coming February, the government is requiring major television stations to turn off their analog signals and broadcast only in digital.
Though discussing digital technologies, they return attention to analog signals, reminding students that digital signals are also analog.
terrestrial stations--BBC1, ITV1, Channel 4 and Five--join BBC2 and have their analog signals mothballed in Whitehaven.
All models in the series perform simultaneous multichannel monitoring of devices and electronic circuits that handle both digital and analog signals and feature a sampling rate of 5 GS/s.
The Signal Analysis PICtail Daughter Board and accompanying PC software, when plugged into the PICkit 1 Flash Starter Kit, enables engineers to analyze analog signals as processed by Microchip's low pin-count PIC 8- bit microcontrollers.