Accuracy vs. Resolution | Differences Explained

When it comes to sensors and transducers, accuracy and resolution are two terms that are often a source of confusion so here is a helpful article to clear everything up.  So here it is: accuracy vs. resolution…game on! We will use a set of digital kitchen scales as the reference for our explanations: They have a rated capacity of 10kg (10,000 grams) They have a digital display that reads from 0.000kg to 10.000kg in steps of 0.001kg Their accuracy is better than ±0.1% of their rated capacity Resolution Resolution is the number of pieces or parts that the output or displayed reading from a sensor or measuring instrument can be broken down into without any instability in the signal or […]

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