Digital to Analog Converter


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Digital to Analog Converter

(electronics)
(DAC) A device which takes a digital value and outputs a voltage which is proportional to the input value.

Typical uses include digital generation of audio signals or conversion of a bitmap image to a signal to drive a CRT.
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Consideration of these areas of high-performance specifications, make the MCP602X devices ideal for driving analog to digital converters (ADCs), buffering digital to analog converters (DACs) and barcode scanning applications.
Nasdaq:CRUS), the market share leader in audio ICs worldwide, today announced that it shipped more than 50 million Crystal(R) CS433x digital to analog converters (DACs) since their introduction two years ago.
This low-power, mixed signal Microcontroller Unit (MCU) comes complete with Analog to Digital Converter (ADC), with programmable offset and gain pre-amplifier, plus 2 Digital to Analog Converters (DAC).

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