RTL2832U: 7 or 8-bits ?

Sylvain Munaut 246tnt at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 06:43:01 UTC 2012


Hi,

> quick question concerning the RTL2832U ADC: is it 7 bit (as
> stated on the Realtek web page in the cryptic "7-bit ADC for
> RF signals level measurement" or 8-bit as stated on the osmosdr
> web page ? or is it 7 bit + sign = 8 bits ?

8 bits AFAIK.

The "7-bit ADC for RF signals level measurement" is most likely just
an RSSI measurement ADC.


Cheers,

    Sylvain




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