analog switch


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analog switch

[′an·əl‚äg ‚swich]
(electronics)
A device that either transmits an analog signal without distortion or completely blocks it.
Any solid-state device, with or without a driver, capable of bilaterally switching voltages or current.
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Intersil has added to its MightyMUX[TM] high-performance analog switch line.
By combining low battery voltage operation, low on-resistance, low charge injection and fast switching speeds, the DG2000 Series switches deliver faster and accurate performance while saving power in portable and battery operated systems including cell phones, test equipment, sample and hold circuits and communications systems, according to the company The family includes two single SPDT analog switches (DG2001, DG2002), three dual SPST analog switches (DG2003, DG2004, DG2005), and a single asymmetrical SPDT analog switch (DG2020).
austriamicrosystems (SWX:AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of analog integrated circuits (ICs) for communication, industrial, medical and automotive applications, announced today the availability of its high-performance analog switch family AS1741/AS1742/AS1743 in compact 8-pin SOT23 packaging.
Released today were an 8-channel analog multiplexer (DG9051), a dual 4-channel analog multiplexer (DG9052), and a triple 2-channel single-pole/double-throw (SPDT) analog switch (DG9053).