Computers Systems

Advantages Of Digital Systems


Technology offers many features and aspects. Digital systems is one of data technologies in existence. This system applies discrete values to represent information, unlike the non digital system that applies continuous values. Digtal systems offer many advantages for users worldwide.




Digital systems have been in existence for a very long period. These systems apply the digital signals in functioning. These are the most used in modern days for both computing and electronics fields. The abacus, created in years BC is believed to be one of the ancient forms of digital signals. Other ancient digital systems include the Morse code, beacon, and the Braille system.


The greatest advantage of digital systems is that of ease of use. Designing digital systems entails a very simple process. This is made easy by the circuits used. Digital systems mostly employ the switching circuits. These circuits don’t require one to use exact values in operation. Digital systems simply entail YES and NO or High and LOW techniques. This technique falls for all digital devices.

The concepts used with digital systems are electric network analysis basics. These concepts are also easy to learn. This concept entails two main principals, loading and switching speed. These are electrical characteristics that are less complicated compared to the frequency techniques. This also enhances easy understanding of digital systems by anyone operating them.

Digital systems are also involved with great number of Integrated Circuits. These create room for multi operation performance. Accuracy, reliability, and reduced size are some qualities put into consideration. On the other end, the ICs operate on very high speeds and there are programmable ICs as well.

Various ICs available fall under the logic family category. These also have comparable electrical traits that enhance the development and design of digital systems. This also gives rise to improved interfacing with little problems involved. To help improve the system design, there are various logical families available.

The operation of digital systems is also easy to learn and comprehend. Mostly for digital circuits, their management entails very few operations. The techniques applied in these systems are also simple and easy to learn. Digital systems mostly employ the Boolean algebra.

Data handling is also high with digital systems. This is in terms of precision and accuracy. In order to handle a great length of digits with digital systems, one only requires adding switching circuits. Precision in digital systems is not limited as in other systems.

Digital systems are less affected by fluctuations and other problems. The components incorporated are less subjected to temperature, noise, and ageing. This increases the system’s lifetime.

Digital systems can be applied in many areas. With their memory capabilities, digital systems can be employed for computing, calculators, telecommunications, watches, and other devices. Data display in all areas of digital systems application is clear and convenient. This is additionally to data accuracy.

With a wide area of application, digital systems create room for learning. Students can learn digital computer programming techniques. This motivates them to learn more of these systems. The best thing with this is that most systems employ digital techniques nowadays.


By SAMUEL MUHIA, published at 04/07/2012
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