Washington, D.C. 20549

                           Schedule 13G

            Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
                       (Amendment No.   )*

                       ANALOG DEVICES, INC.
                         (Name of Issuer)

                           Common Stock
                  (Title of Class of Securities)

                          (CUSIP Number)

Check the following box if a fee is being paid with this
statement ____.  (A fee is not required only if the filing
person: (1) has a previous statement on file reporting beneficial
ownership of more than five percent of the class of securities
described in Item 1; and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent
thereto reporting beneficial ownership of five percent or less of
such class.)  (See Rule 13d-7.)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a
reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to
the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment
containing information which would alter the disclosures provided
in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page
shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise
subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall
be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the

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                        Page 1 of 5 Pages

CUSIP NO. 032654105            13G       Page 2 of 5 Pages

1   Name of Reporting Person
    S.S. or I.R.S. Identification No. of Above Person


2   Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group*

                                                      (a) ____
    NOT APPLICABLE                                    (b) ____

3   SEC Use Only


4   Citizenship or Place of Organization


Number of     5  Sole Voting Power
Shares           567,966

Beneficially  6  Shared Voting Power
Owned By Each    -0-                   

Reporting     7  Sole Dispositive Power
Person           9,302,132              

With          8  Shared Dispositive Power


9   Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person


10  Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain


11  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9


12  Type of Reporting Person*

         **Any shares reported in Items 5 and 6 are also
                       reported in Item 7.

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Item 1(a)     Name of Issuer:

    Reference is made to page 1 of this Schedule 13G

Item 1(b)     Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

    One Technology Way, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062-9106

Item 2(a)     Name of Person(s) Filing:

    (1)  T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. ("Price

    (2)  _______________________________________

_____    Attached as Exhibit A is a copy of an agreement between
         the Persons Filing (as specified hereinabove) that this
         Schedule 13G is being filed on behalf of each of them.

Item 2(b)     Address of Principal Business Office:

    100 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Item 2(c)     Citizenship or Place of Organization:

    (1)  Maryland

    (2)  ________ 

Item 2(d)     Title of Class of Securities:

    Reference is made to page 1 of this Schedule 13G

Item 2(e)     CUSIP Number: 032654105                          

Item 3   The person filing this Schedule 13G is an:

  X      Investment Adviser registered under Section 203 of the
         Investment Advisers Act of 1940

_____    Investment Company registered under Section 8 of the
         Investment Company Act of 1940

Item 4   Reference is made to Items 5-11 on page 2 of this
         Schedule 13G.

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Item 5    Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

  X   Not Applicable.

_____     This statement is being filed to report the fact that, as
          of the date of this report, the reporting person(s) has
          (have) ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five
          percent of the class of securities.

Item 6    Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another

    (1)   Price Associates does not serve as custodian of the
          assets of any of its clients; accordingly, in each
          instance only the client or the client's custodian or
          trustee bank has the right to receive dividends paid
          with respect to, and proceeds from the sale of, such

      The ultimate power to direct the receipt of dividends
      paid with respect to, and the proceeds from the sale
      of, such securities, is vested in the individual and
      institutional clients which Price Associates serves as
      investment adviser.  Any and all discretionary
      authority which has been delegated to Price Associates
      may be revoked in whole or in part at any time.

      Except as may be indicated if this is a joint filing
      with one of the registered investment companies
      sponsored by Price Associates which it also serves as
      investment adviser ("T. Rowe Price Funds"), not more
      than 5% of the class of such securities is owned by
      any one client subject to the investment advice of
      Price Associates.

    (2)   With respect to securities owned by any one of the T.
          Rowe Price Funds, only State Street Bank and Trust
          Company, as custodian for each of such Funds, has the
          right to receive dividends paid with respect to, and
          proceeds from the sale of, such securities.  No other
          person is known to have such right, except that the
          shareholders of each such Fund participate
          proportionately in any dividends and distributions so

Item 7    Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which
          Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent
          Holding Company.

    Not Applicable.

Item 8    Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

    Not Applicable.
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Item 9  Notice of Dissolution of Group.

    Not Applicable.

Item 10 Certification.

    By signing below I (we) certify that, to the best of my
    (our) knowledge and belief, the securities referred to
    above were acquired in the ordinary course of business
    and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have
    the effect of changing or influencing the control of the
    issuer of such securities and were not acquired in
    connection with or as a participant in any transaction
    having such purpose or effect.  T. Rowe Price
    Associates, Inc. hereby declares and affirms that the
    filing of Schedule 13G shall not be construed as an
    admission that Price Associates is the beneficial owner
    of the securities referred to, which beneficial
    ownership is expressly denied.


    After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my (our)
    knowledge and belief, I (we) certify that the
    information set forth in this statement is true,
    complete and correct.

      Dated:  February 12, 1998


            Henry H. Hopkins, Managing Director

Note:   This Schedule 13G, including all exhibits, must be filed
        with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and a copy
        hereof must be sent to the issuer by registered or
        certified mail and to the principal national securities
        exchange on which the security is listed not later than
        February 14th following the calendar year covered by the
        statement or within the time specified in Rule 13d-1(b)(2), 
        if applicable.