analog-to-digital converter

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analog-to-digital (A/D) converter

a device for converting analog information, such as temperature or electrocardiographic waveforms, into digital form for processing by a digital computer.
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Analog peripherals include up to 16 channels of fast (1 MSPS) 12-bit analog-to-digital conversion and up to four individual 12-bit DACs (digital-to-analog converters).
The cards can perform critical data acquisition functions including front-end signal conditioning and amplification, analog-to-digital conversion and channel interleaving, high-precision time base for clock and trigger distribution, and memory and acquisition control.
A full-featured industrial controller, the QCard includes a 16 MHz Motorola 68HC11F1 microprocessor, 512 K Flash and 128 K RAM, 320 bytes of EEPROM, eight lines of programmable digital I/O, 8-bit analog-to-digital conversion and dual RS232/485 ports.