RTL2832U: 7 or 8-bits ?

Steve Markgraf steve at steve-m.de
Fri Aug 17 08:30:52 UTC 2012


Hi,

On 17.08.2012 08:35, friedtj at free.fr wrote:
> 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 bit, the "7-bit ADC for RF signals level measurement" is the RSSi-ADC
than can be used to measure the signal power as reported by some tuners.

Regards,
Steve





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