Analogy / Analog

Update : November 15, 2022

  • An analogy is a comparison of two things that are similar.
  • Analog may stand for “a person or an object which may be compared to another”.
  • Devices may be analog, digital or hybrid.
  • An analog device uses information represented by a continuous variable.
  • An analog thermometer measures temperature via the expansion of the mercury in its bulb.
  • The speedometer displays the speed of a car via the needle on its dial.
  • Some early computers are analog. e.g. Differential Analyzer
  • The sounds produced by a musical instrument are analog.
  • Analog information may be digitized by using appropriate sampling techniques.
  • ADC is a tool to convert Analog to Digital.
  • DAC is a tool to convert Digital to Analog.

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