Glossary Definition for samples-per-second

Glossary Term: samples-per-second 

Definition

1. sps: Samples per second. In data conversion, an analog signal is converted to a stream of numbers, each representing the analog signal's amplitude at a moment in time. Each number is called a "sample." The number sample per second is called the sampling rate, measured in samples per second.

2. ksps: Kilosample(s) per second (thousands of samples per second)

3. Msps: Megasamples per second (millions of samples per second)

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Synonyms
  • sps
  • ksps

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