digital to analog converter

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Digital to Analog Converter definition

electronics
(DAC) A device which takes a digital value and outputs a voltage which is proportional to the input value.
Typical uses include digital generation of audio signals or conversion of a bitmap image to a signal to drive a CRT.
(1998-02-15)

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