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Microcontrollers, Second Edition by J. W. Bruce, Robert Reese, Bryan A. Jones

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CHAPTER 11DATA CONVERSION

This chapter discusses a few of the many analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) architectures, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. The successive approximation ADC in the PIC24 family and an external serial DAC are covered and example applications are explained.

Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

image Describe the differences between sampling and quantization and the differences among ADCs, DACs, and sample-and-hold amplifiers (SHAs).

image Describe the ...

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