Digital Communication

emmy19 By emmy19, 17th Jul 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Digital Communication is similar to Morse code or the premature telegraph system


Digital Communication is similar to Morse code or the premature telegraph system: definite patterns of pulses signify different characters throughout transmission. A voltage placed on the transmission standard is measured a binary1. The lack of a signal is interpreted as a binary 0.


Because this waveform is so conventional and the difference between satisfactory values is so great, it is simple to conclude the state of the transmission. This is vital if the signal is electrical, because the beginning of noise to a circuit can distort voltage values slightly.


This easy format, which allows digital communication to be so noise-resistant, can also be its main disadvantage. The information for the ASCII disposition A can be transmitted with a solitary analog wave or vibration, but transmitting the binary or digital correspondent requires eight separate waves or vibrations. Despite this inherent disadvantage, digital communication is typically much well-organized than analog circuits, which need a larger amount of overhead in categorize to detect and accurate noisy transmissions.

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author avatar CC23
17th Jul 2010 (#)

A good article. Well written and simplified. =)

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