signal to noise


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signal to noise

The amount of valid content vs. the amount of useless or unwanted content. See signal-to-noise ratio.
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Performance specifications include a typical video signal to noise ratio (S/N) of 55 dB, an over all noise figure of 6 dB, and typical phase noise of -85 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz.
Utilizing advanced mixed-signal techniques in multi bit sigma-delta design, and a proprietary cascade topology, WM8780/1/5/6 maximize signal to noise ratio, up to 111dB, resulting in clean, accurate sound in compact and convenient surface mount packages.
This white paper allows ESPRE to show precisely how the Lightning Strike CODEC surpasses others CODECs, including the fact that the LSVX CODEC has better signal to noise ratios (PSNR), causing ESPRE's video playback to be much sharper.
The TAA4100 signal to noise ratio of 100dB is capable of better than 0.
LIBERTY has speed (240 Hz per sensor), ease of use via an intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI), scalability and improved signal to noise ratios which increase stability and resolution while providing consistent high quality data.

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