Electronics - Analog and Digital Converters

Exercise :: Analog and Digital Converters - Filling the Blanks

1. 

________ analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) use no clock signal, because there is no timing or sequencing required.

A. Actuator
B. Dual
C. Flash
D. Bipolar

Answer: Option C

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2. 

________ analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) have a fixed value of conversion time that is not dependent on the value of the analog input.

A. Substandard
B. Dual
C. Recessive approximation
D. Successive approximation

Answer: Option D

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3. 

The problems of the binary-weighted resistor digital-to-analog converter (DAC) can be overcome by using ___________.

A. an 8-bit binary-weighted resistor DAC
B. an R/2R ladder DAC
C. a staircase DAC
D. a flash DAC

Answer: Option B

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4. 

The number of binary bits at the input of a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) is known as ________.

A. accuracy
B. linearity
C. resolution
D. monotonicity

Answer: Option C

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5. 

A(n) ________ converts an analog input to a digital output.

A. flash converter
B. bipolar converter
C. ADC
D. DAC

Answer: Option C

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