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Oversampling Reduces Quantization Errors
7/27/2012

This sigma-delta modulator converts an analog-input signal to a stream of logic-1 bits proportional to the signal voltage.
This sigma-delta modulator converts an analog-input signal to a stream of logic-1 bits proportional to the signal voltage.

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jackgmackel
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jackgmackel   7/28/2012 8:12:55 AM
I had little trouble with mine so I found good solution here.

 

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Nancy Golden
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Nancy Golden   7/28/2012 12:49:23 PM
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I really appreciated your explanation of quantization errors and possible solutions, as well as the trade-offs that are involved. It seems to me from reading your blog that an important first step of any project would be to have a very good understanding of the precision required so that one knows what effect quantization errors would have and how far one should go in attempting to reduce or eliminate them. Thanks for the great information, Jon!

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Jon Titus   7/28/2012 1:28:31 PM
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Thanks, Nancy.  Yes, before you think about digitizing analog signals you must know much about them. Unfortunately, some engineers jump in and specify data-acquisition equipment they later find doesn't give them the results they expect. Early in my career I made similar mistakes.

mgd
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mgd   7/30/2012 10:19:38 AM
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>A sound card, for example, relies on a sigma-delta converter that oversamples at up to 192 ksamples/sec. 

Maybe just a typo, but of course, that isn't oversampling. Audio HW that samples at 192k does so to get 90kHz of BW. The actual sampling rate will likely be 128*192k = 24.576MHz.

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A good trick to keep in your pocket.
cwoodhouse   7/30/2012 10:44:03 AM
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Great article!  Sometimes you have a fast ADC and a lot of time for a precision measurement.  In 1989 we scrapped a whole board of high precision analog components on a Shuttle experiment which took 5 seconds to produce a single 12 bit digitization by supeimposing a precision sine wave on the DC raw data and summing 2048 samples from the 12bit ADC.   We achieved 18 bit precision in one second.  The accuracy was improved by intermingling precision references and board temperature measurements, and applying post processing corrections. (US Patent 4973914).

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Oversampling Reduces Quantization Errors...
phonesystems   9/11/2012 1:17:44 AM
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Tthe study quantization error is usually modelled as a uniform random variable and so while carrying on this you actually need to be very precised and accurate!!

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aisin   11/16/2012 2:24:43 AM
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boogieboogie   8/21/2013 9:53:46 PM
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 However, oversampling can become impractical but, it can be helped by using a technique called noise shaping. This technique decreases noise in the bandwidth and has less effect on the signal.

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frankos   8/23/2013 9:33:05 AM
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Dear John Titus,

Just wanted to let you know that you are doing a great job. Your articles are very interesting and informative and I just couldn't leave your website before telling you that. Have a great day.

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evanb4s   11/28/2013 1:29:45 AM
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In practice, oversampling is implemented in order to achieve cheaper higher-resolution A/D and D/A conversion. For instance, to implement a 24-bit converter, it is sufficient to use a 20-bit converter that can run at 256 times the target sampling rate. 

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