Gray Code

Posted By on September 30, 2014


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Excess-3 Codes
Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Code

Gray Code

It is the non-weighted code and it is not arithmetic codes. That means there are no specific weights assigned to the bit position. It has a very special feature that has only one bit will change, each time the decimal number is incremented as shown in fig. As only one bit changes at a time, the gray code is called as a unit distance code. The gray code is a cyclic code. Gray code cannot be used for arithmetic operation.

Gray code

Application of Gray code

  • Gray code is popularly used in the shaft position encoders.
  • A shaft position encoder produces a code word which represents the angular position of the shaft.
Excess-3 Codes
Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Code

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