analog signal


Also found in: Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

analog signal

[′an·əl‚äg ′sig·nəl]
(electronics)
A nominally continuous electrical signal that varies in amplitude or frequency in response to changes in sound, light, heat, position, or pressure.
References in periodicals archive ?
An aspect of analog signal conditioning that Aspinity's Rumberg discusses in Reference 2 and that Lattice literature highlights is the power reduction made possible later on in the signal processing chain.
Also, it is required to diagnose a failure with those individually manufactured failure diagnosis for each B-CAN communication module or check analog signals generated by each B-CAN module by using such an analog signal test equipment as multi-meter or oscilloscope.
If a digital receiver loses the digital signal, it will automatically switch over to the analog signal, Barton said.
terrestrial stations--BBC1, ITV1, Channel 4 and Five--join BBC2 and have their analog signals mothballed in Whitehaven.
The analog signal bandwidth is from DC to 12.5 MHz (-3 dB).
As with the traditional cameras, LDA (linear diode array) imaging systems produce an analog signal. This is immediately converted to a digital signal for computer processing.
Digital tracking of the analog signal achieves true zero-speed operation, while also setting the optimal device switchpoints.
For now, this improvement allows WHUR listeners to hear a clearer analog signal and will eventually send compact disc quality through the airwaves when HD radios are brought to market in the next two years.
This is because the flashing in the sky is a translation of the digital input into an analog signal that preserves only select characteristics of the digitally encoded linguistic meaning.
The system passes digital information from the point of imaging directly to the host computer and then to the high resolution monitor, eliminating unnecessary analog signal paths.
The 8004 control module includes an automatic malfunction shutoff, and additional remote alarm and analog signal connections.
The digital signal processor cameras convert the analog signal to digital to produce crisp lines and detail reproduction.