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NG-Spice / Macspice - plot source current?

It seems that you cannot plot current for circuit elements directly and will therefore have to make use of a series 0V source to display a graph of current vs time ...
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LTSpice's ltline (lossy transmission line) symbol slowing down the simulation process. What can I do?

LTSpice has the element called Lossy transmission line (symbol name ltline): I tried to simalate a pretty simple schematic: ...
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Transistor saw-tooth oscillator. Saturation issue using LTSpice

I'm currently designing a saw-tooth oscillator that should be frequency adjustable, I don't want to use potentiometers, so it has to be voltage controlled. The frequency is controllable in the circuit ...
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How to simulate lossy power line on LTSpice?

I need to add lossy power line in LTSpice model to be able to simulate the signal transmission over this line. This means that I will need two components: 230 VAC power source model asset power ...
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Simulating triodes in LTSpice, Long tail pair phase splitter

I am attempting to simulate a long tail pair phase splitter using two 12AX7 triodes in LTSpice. I tried multiple subcircuit models for the triode, all yielding the same results. I want to know if the ...
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LT-Spice RL circuit simulation ill behaved current

I am trying to simulate a RL circuit in DC with LT-spice as follows: NOTE that the inductance is 0.0229 H although in the picture you see 229 Now, according to my calculation, what I would expect ...
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Why doesn't LTSpice predict this op-amp oscillation?

I'm developing a circuit to act as an electronic load for bench testing power supplies. An earlier question about how to test this circuit received several very useful answers and can be found here: ...
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Parameterizing diode value in SPICE

I have a bunch of diodes of the same type on a schematic in LTSpice. How do I parameterize the diode's type (Value) so that I can change it in one place and it would change it for them all? The ...
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This circuit has floating nodes in LT Spice?

This is the circuit I'm working on. This circuit probably doesn't work as intended to begin with, but that's not the point. LT Spice keeps complaining that it doesn't have a reference to ground. I ...
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LT Spice and inductors parallel to AC voltage sources?

This is a circuit I designed in LT Spice. There is no transformer component in LT Spice so I specified L1 and L2 as magnetically coupled with K L1 L2 1 when I try ...
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hspice to ltspice subcircuit

I am a novice with LTSpice, and I am attempting to use an HSpice model from Analog Devices. The component is a comparator (ADCMP601). Unfortunately it appears that there is only an HSpice model, ...
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Reverse breakdown voltage setting for the diodes in a solar cell model in SPICE

I want to simulate the reverse breakdown behavior of a two diode model solar cell in SPICE. The diodes configurations without considering the breakdown voltage are as below: ...
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When using nodal analysis of a circuit involving CCCS, how do you know which currents are entering and which are leaving?

I am trying to solve the following circuit: I believe the answer I'm getting for \$i_b\$ is wrong because I put it into LTSpice and I'm getting that \$i_b = -3.63636\$ This is my LTSpice diagram: ...
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External call from LTspice

I'm currently doing some designs in LTspice, and uses the measure statement for reading out a lot of data from the design. The log file though is not the best for overview of the data. The idea was ...
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Help in plugging equation in arbritrary current source LTSpice

I cannot plug in the following equation and parameters in arbitrary current source. Any help would very appreciated. ltspice cannot read my parameters..
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Stuck in simulation in LTSpice. ESD Generator

I am trying to simulate an ESD Generator equivalent circuit. My schematic is attached below. I am not getting any voltage. I am guessing there is something I am missing. But cannot think of one. ...
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How to model a repeating sinc pulse in LTSPICE?

I'm looking to model a repeating sinc pulse in LTSPICE, however I can only get it to fire once. I'm looking to delay it by x many ms, and trigger the pulse the again. Is this possible with LTSPICE ?
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How do I model an EFT Surge wave equation on voltage source with LTSpice?

I am trying to put the following equation onto my voltage source on LTSpice to get the same waveform. The waveforms and equations are attached
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How do I model an over voltage spike on LTSpice? Any circuit example

I am doing project, I am trying to simulate an overvoltage/under voltage protection controller on LTSpice. How do I create overvoltage/unudervoltage on a source? For example a transient voltage spike? ...
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Simulate two-port networks in spice

I've been trying to simulate a circuit that includes a two-port network. While I was able to solve my problem using the T-model, I'm curious, how could I simulate a non reciprocal two-port network? I ...
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Spice Simulation of EMI in Long Parallel Wires?

I was thinking about using an external power supply for multiple pieces of analog audio gear. But it occurs to me that even if I use separate grounds for power and signal, because the wires would run ...
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ltspice with large transistor array takes long time to solve

I have been working on a project to create several of the same T Flip-Flops with different components in LTSpice. The first uses the built in dflop object from LTSpice and the xor. I then moved to ...
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Help with Amplifier Circuit

How can I analyze this differential amplifier circuit? I need to find the differential gain, the common mode gain and the CMRR (common mode rejection ratio). And is the schematic okay? The amplitude ...
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Referencing DC Operating Points When Plotting Expressions in LTspice

I'm new to SPICE, and I have a question about SPICE commands and references. I've been using LTspice to design a multistage amplifier, and I am interested in plotting out the outputs of each stage, ...
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LTSpice AD736 simulation problem

I'm trying to simulate some circuit with AD736 (RMS to DC converter). Datasheet: http://www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/AD736.pdf You can check my attached schematic - ...
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Problem with simulating LC filter with N channel MOSFET used for PWM

I'm trying to simulate an LC filter for a PWM output and I'm having problems with MOSFET used for controlling the voltage. I'm using LTSpice for simulation. When I filter the PWM output directly, it ...
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syntax error function if() requires exactly 3 arguments in ltspice what is the error

syntax error function if() requires exactly 3 arguments in Lt spice what is the error i am using the following net list for my sub circuit ...
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Help with LTSpice!

Im simulating a circuit for my electronics lab and was wondering how can I put a voltage at the end of a wire like in the picture?
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LTSpice Measurement on Plot

I am modeling different circuits in LTSpice and I cannot for the life of me find ways to annotate the plots with measurements. How can I perform simple measurements such as measuring 3dB points, max ...
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Is there a database on internet for LTspice models?

LTSpice doesn't have many components as default. One has to download the spesific model component and integrate it. Is there a website where I can look for it?
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How do I model a charge source in SPICE?

I would like to model a force sensor based on a piezoelectric crystal that generates 10pC/N and has a static capacitance of 20pF in LTSpice for simulation purposes. How can I do this?
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TABLE to .param TABLE

Until now I use TABLE parameters only directly in a Symbol. This is particular for long tables not easily readable. How can I do this over an indirection like shown right hand in the image? ...
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power supply oscillates when loaded with instrumentation amp

I've been working on an instrumentation amplifier for a PWL ECG signal in LTSPICE. It should be able to filter out the common mode noise. I Also need to design a power supply. Both the power supply ...
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Convergence problem in pspice but not in ltspice

I am trying to simulate a circuit in LTSPICE and it simulates without any convergence problems. However when I copy the netlist into pspice and try it simulate it I get strange results. It keeps ...
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LTspice: Vary a capacitor's value over time

I want to vary a capacitor's value over time. A previous question (LTspice: Vary a resistor's value over time) asked how to vary a resistor's value over time. One of the answers was to use a ...
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modeling AC resistance proximity and skin effect using LTSPICE

I'm designing an air-core loop receiving antenna from <1Hz - 50kHz. Is there a way to approximately model the skin/proximity effect using lumped circuit parameters in SPICE software? I think you ...
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When I run the schemetic in LTSPICE,waves don't change direction.Why aren't waves changing direction here?

What pulse should I set to produce a waveform like in the graph?
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Why isn't current through D2 0 in LTSPICE?

The current through d2 should b zero as it is reverse biased. Why dosen't ltspice software show zero current? - If I am doing somethin wrong then kindly make correction and tell me what to do to ...
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AC/DC wall adaptor as LTSpice Analog behavior model (ABM)

Suppose a circuit shuld be supplied ( in real life ) from a wall mount AC/DC adaptor. The adaptor has a nominal voltage of 12VDC 500mA. With no load the adapter puts out 21.6V. After some measurement ...
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Help Converting a PSPICE MOSFET .LIB to an LTSPICE .SUB

I am designing a buck-boost regulator for a course at school and I would like to use the OnSemi ntk3139p PMOS transistor. OnSemi provides a few spice models for this part and I am getting stuck ...
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LTSpice parameter sweep of multiple values

I have designed a boost converter for my power electronics class in LTSpice. The thing works just fine, now all I have to do it fiddle with the component values and frequency to describe the trends I ...
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Simulation of ic1 Bel 1895 in LT spice

I am doing an electronics project on condenser mic audio amplifier. And for this I want to first simulate the circuit in lt spice.But I am not getting how to simulate ic1 bel 1895 on lt spice? Can ...
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Power feeder current and LTSpice simulation

I'm trying to develop a power feeder as already state in question Power feeder scheme adaptation. I have done some adjustments, now my circuit is The voltage regulator is an LM317. Since I have to ...
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LTspice MOSFET width sweep

I am trying to simulate the transfer characteristics of a CMOS inverter using LTspice. I want to sweep the MOSFET width and length and observe the effects on rise and fall times of the CMOS inverter. ...
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Where to get PSPICE models of ceramic resonators?

I wish to design and simulate IF filters using ceramic resonators and crystal oscillators in OrCAD Capture or LT SPICE. The default libraries don't have any ceramics, so anyone know where to download ...
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How to run new .meas commands without having to rerun the whole ltspice simulation?

I am trying to analyze a circuits properties over a certain range of component values, e.g. a PWM circuit for various settings of the control pot. For this I create a bunch of ...
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DC Motor inertia voltage drop

following a tutorial on the web I created in LTSpice a DC motor model, but I have a question about the results, the model is: and this is the spice netlist: ...
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LTSpice showing negative transistor power

I'm using LTSpice to model a LC oscillator, driven by a NPN transistor. When I used the power calculating function on the transistor, LTSpice indicated that during part of the cycle the power ...
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Calculation in LTspice “never” finishes

I'm currently using LTspice, and I have a problem with it "never" finishing calculating a certain circuit. When I say "never", I mean that it's still calculating an hour after it stated, even though ...
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How to calculate a circuits efficiency with the help of LTspice

Note that this is not a question for circuit critique (and lots of things could be said about this circuit) but this circuit is only the base for the discussion of further points. Here it is (an ...