amplitude shift keying


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amplitude shift keying

[′am·plə‚tüd ¦shift ‚kē·iŋ]
(communications)
A method of transmitting binary coded messages in which a sinusoidal carrier is pulsed so that one of the binary states is represented by the presence of the carrier while the other is represented by its absence. Abbreviated ASK.
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RFIC amplitude shift keying (ASK) or on-off keying (OOK) superheterodyne receivers are replacing regenerative receivers in garage door openers, remote keyless entry (RKE) systems, tire pressure monitoring (TPM) systems, home automation systems and other applications.
Available today with 315/433 MHz Amplitude Shift Keying, pricing is $25 for the rfPIC receiver module, $30 for the rfPIC transmitter module, and $135 for a kit that includes two receivers, two transmitters and the PICkit 1 Flash Starter Kit.
The devices provide Manchester and Bi-phase coding, and can be used for both Amplitude Shift Keying (ASK) and Frequency Shift Keying (FSK) systems.

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