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About the same as VHS compares to DVD.

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Q: How does digital cable compare to analog cable?
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What is the difference with digital cable versus regular cable?

Analog cable, or "regular" cable versus Digital cable, the difference can be seen when you put two televisions side by side with one using analog cable and one using digital cable. Through this, you will see that digital cable television picture quality is much better in comparison to the analog cable. To put it simply, digital cable provides a better picture.

Is there an spdif analog audio out?

No, a S/PDIF is, by definition, a Sony / Phillips Digital Interconnect Format connector, and is always a digital signal. It is usually connected by an RCA cable, and can be carried by cable specified for analog use, but digital cable is better.

What does cable tv connection look like?

As compared to what? Are you talking analog cable or digital cable? Are you comparing it to an analog signal over the air or a satellite receiver?

Will your digital television that's receiving an analog signal from comcast be a clear picture digital signal when you go digital in 2009?

Only if you have a digital output on your cable box. If not, it'll end up being a digital signal, converted to analog and then reconverted by your TV back to digital. Besides, the digital changeover date is only for local television stations when they turn off their analog transmitters. This means that if you currently have cable or satellite with analog outp[uts, that aspect of it shouldn't change.

Which type of signals are carried over a DSL cable?

Digital and Analog

What kind of cable and connector connects outside speaker to TV with a digital audio jack?

Speakers are analog devices. There is no cable and connector that will connect a digital audio jack to a speaker without a digital to analog conversion and an amplifier. If the audio output is digital, you will need a compatible amplifier that has the same digital input. Then you will need to link the amplifier to the speaker with exterior grade cable.

How does a digital video recorder work with basic cable?

A DVR must be hooked to a cable television service to work. If your basic cable is digital, it will work. If it's analog, it won't. Itworks by recording only the digital signal from your cable.

How can you convert the digital to analog or analog to digital?

We can convert digital signal to analog by using DAC i.e Digital to Analog Converter and analog signal to digital signal by using ADC i.e Analog to Digital Converter.

What is difference between digital circuits and analog circuits?

In analog ckt there is more distortion but in digital there is no distortion. Analog is a continues value digital is a discrite value(0 or 1). To measure analog is very difficult but in digital it is very easy. compare to analog the digital system is very compart for us. H.L.Kiran

Do they make a digital audio cable that fits older receivers?

It's not as simple as making a cable that fits. Digital audio cables and digital signals, both coaxial and optical, require a digital input. You need to convert the digital signal to analog to work with older receivers. These are available (Google Digital to Analog Converter or DA Converter). Just about every device that has a digital output will also have an analog stereo output, which will work with your old gear.

Why digital signals better then analog signals?

1.having low noise as compare to analog. 2.using TDMA Iinstead of FDMA techniques used in analog. digital signals regenrative repeaters are used at every regeneration point of the signals so low loss of signals are there as compare to analog signals

What converts a message from digital to analog and analog to digital?

An DAC convert digital signal to analog signal i.e Digital to Analog Converter. An ADC convert analog signal to digital signal i.e Analog to Digital Converter.

If you have an analog tv with a set top digital converter box will you be able to receive basic cable without a cable box?

Depends if your cable company is sending anything in analog to the box. Since every thing's converting to digital, chances are there may be a few remaining channels in analog still in basic, but those will be gone by February 17, 2009.

Are analog t.v.s completely obsolete now?

No, you can still use an analog TV, but you will need a converter box to receive digital cable.

Is it possible to have both analog and digital cable on different tv's in the same house?


Which device to convert digital signals to analog signal?

analog to digital convetrer The device that converts digital signals into analog is the digital-to analog converter.

Analog-to-digital conversion is better then digital to analog?


What is the difference between digital cable and regular cable?

It's the way the signal is sent. Regular cable is sent analog, while digital cable is sent as a bunch of 1s and 0s. The digital stream is more efficient, so you can cram more channels into the same signal.

Is pcm converting an analog signal to a digital signal?

No, PCM is simply a digital representation of an analog signal. The actual analog to digital conversion is done by an analog-to-digital converter.

Motorola digital cable box?

A Motorola digital cable box is used to changed an analog television to digital viewing. The cable box needs to be connected to a receiver such as a roof antenna and then to the television. The television then has to scan the box to locate signals that it can receive.

Do you need a high definition TV if you have digital cable?

No. Your SD digital cable box will output Standard definition to your analog tv. If you do not have a cable box but have digital cable direct into your tv then you need a digital tuner. This does not need to be HD for Standard definition. If you do have a HD digital cable box then Yes you need a HD tv to view the HD channels.

Can you Compare and contrast analog and digital forecasting?

Digital forecasters rely on numerical data Analog forecasters involves comparing weather patterns to patterns that took place in the past

How do analog sound systems compare to digital systems?

There are many different noted differences of an analog sound system when compared to a digital sound system. The most referenced difference is that of quality of sound.

What is digital cable TV?

When something is digital that means means it is composed of ones and zeros, i.e., the language of computers. This is as opposed to "analog" or wave-based signals. Digital cable is something new cable companies are implementing and offering to their customers. It can mean much better sound and picture quality than the old, analog cable television. However, it can also sometimes mean outages when the networks get overloaded.

How analog instrument interfaced with a digital instrument?

Analog instrument are interface with digital instrument with the help of analog to digital converter(ADC).ADC converts analog signals to digital signals.