analog channel


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analog channel

[′an·əl‚äg ′chan·əl]
(electronics)
A channel on which the information transmitted can have any value between the channel limits, such as a voice channel.

analog channel

In communications, a channel that carries voice or video in analog form as a varying range of electrical frequencies. Contrast with digital channel.
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For supporting analog services, the first version of the AT3545G transmitter provides up to 260 MHz analog loading while the second version delivers up to 550 MHz analog channel loading.
This move enables RCN to reclaim existing analog channels, improve the picture quality, make the network easier to maintain, and dramatically increase the number of standard and High Definition (HD) channels it can offer to subscribers.
Instead, there are analog channel specs and separate digital channel specs as shown in Table 1.
By reclaiming analog channels, we are able to expand the number of channels the company can offer, improve the picture quality and make the network easier to maintain," said RCN CEO and President Peter Aquino.
The WaveSurfer Xs and WaveRunner Xi, the host instruments for the MS-500 option, can have analog channel sampling rates as high as 5 GS/s or 10 GS/s, respectively.
In 2012, we removed certain analog channels, which freed up bandwidth for us to launch more HD channels, which customers have requested.
Chang Chin-fu, minister without portfolio, pointed out that the Science and Technology Advisory Group, under the Executive Yuan, is studying the plan, in the hope of starting to recall analog channels from 2011 and complete the task by 2012.
Analog channels won't budge, but digital channel lineups will be grouped by content, creating clusters of children's shows or cooking programs, Leavenworth said.
Ranger offers continuous and discrete monitoring of rectifier current and voltage output, custom alarm parameters, instantaneous OFF potential measurements, attenuation calculations on rectifier readings between locations on demand, two analog channels, two digital inputs, one digital output (able to cycle rectifier), and one analog output (0-5V) for controlling rectifier output.
The MS-32 allows users to view all 16 ADDR and 16 DATA lines of a 16-bit microcontroller in one capture, time-synchronized with up to four analog channels, or connect to any combination of digital lines.
RS-232 units sample analog channels at a maximum throughput rate of 2000 Hz while USB units extend the throughput rate to 28,800 Hz.
The Dash 8X portable data acquisition system can simultaneously capture 8 analog channels to an internal hard drive at a sample rate of 200 kHz per channel and 4 scope channels at a sample rate of 10 MHz per channel for a total of 12 channels of data acquisition.