In electronics, a digital-to-analog converter is a function that converts digital data into an analog signal. An analog-to-digital converter performs the reverse function. Unlike analog signals, digital data can be transmitted, manipulated, and stored without degradation, albeit with more complex equipment. But a DAC is needed to convert the digital signal to analog to drive an earphone or loudspeaker amplifier in order to produce sound. DACs and their inverse, ADCs, are part of an enabling technology that has contributed greatly to the digital revolution. To illustrate, consider a typical long-distance telephone call. The caller's voice is converted into an analog electrical signal by a microphone, then the analog signal is converted to a digital stream by an ADC. The digital stream is then divided into packets where it may be mixed with other digital data, not necessarily audio. The digital packets are then sent to the destination, but each packet may take a completely different route and may not even arrive at the destination in the correct time order. The digital voice data is then extracted from the packets and assembled into a digital data stream.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «D/A» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «D/A»
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Power of Vitamin D: A Vitamin D Book That Contains The Most ...
In Power of Vitamin D you will learn:?Çó Why we are facing a true Epidemic of Vitamin D deficiency.?Çó The crucial role Vitamin D can play in the Prevention as well as Treatment of various Cancers.?Çó How Vitamin D can help Prevent ...
Sarfraz Zaidi, MD, 2013
Zoo'd: A Horror in Reality: From the Author of the Haunted ...
Charles Andrew Hartford is a child molester, of that there can be no doubt.Charles Andrew Hartford is a loving husband and father.Something's gone wrong in the justice of Charles Andrew Hartford.Who is Charles Andrew Hartford and why does ...
Kevin Guest, 2011
Letter to D: a love story
They simply could not live without one another. An international bestseller, Letter to D is the ultimate love story - and all the more poignant because it's true.
André Gorz, Julie Rose, 2009
Drama with a Capital D: A Novel
Lonnie, a strong, independent, career-minded sista isn't one for drama or unnecessary bull.
Denise Coleman, 2010
Static and Dynamic Performance Limitations for High Speed ...
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weighted resistor D/A converter 3.2.2 The binary weighted resistor D/A converter
This type of converter is very similar to the resistor string structure. Each resistor
Michiel Steyaert, Willy Sansen, 2004
The Princess and the D: A Sweet Fairy Tale about Diabetes
A sweet fairytale about childhood diabetes. A very loved princess starts to attract alot of unwanted attention when she smells like cookiesand cakes.
Brinda McCrory, 2011
Sunshine and Vitamin D: A Comprehensive Guide to the ...
Many foodborne diseases are newly emerging, while others, long with us, have become more virulent.
Frank Murray, 2008
Eccentricities for Edinburgh, Containing Poems, Entitle'd, a ...
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
George Colman, 2012
Wide-Bandwidth High Dynamic Range D/A Converters
This book provides an understanding of error mechanisms at high frequencies. It provides treatment of timing errors caused by circuit imperfections.
Konstantinos Doris, Arthur H.M. van Roermund, Domine Leenaerts, 2006
Jackson's LL. D., a Tempest in a Tea-Pot
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Davis Andrew McFarland, 2009
NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «D/A»
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D/A elections: EC sets new dates for filing of nominations
In view of the preparations for the conduct of the parliamentary by-elections in the Talensi constituency, the Electoral Commission (EC) has ... «GhanaWeb, Jun 15»
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