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Matching the impedance of a filter?

Currently designing a circuit consisting of 50 Ohm rated ICs. Between two ICs (switches), I will place a BP-filter made out of discrete components (high-Q inductors and capacitors). The filter will ...
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Impedance matching for amplifier output

I needed some basic advice about impedance matching. I have an RF amplifier with 50 ohm output impedance, capable of generating 400W output power at 500kHz. I am trying to deliver this to a 12 ohm ...
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Impedance matching an RLC circuit (inductor macroscopically drawn on PCB)

Context: I am a physics grad student with basic knowledge of circuits, but impedance matching and RF domain are beyond my normal scope. My PCB is actually copper bonded to a ceramic substrate that is ...
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CC1120 and RF output pin and network

I am working on a hobby design and thinking of using the CC1120 for my RF transceiver. One thing that has me confused, however, is the matching circuitry on the RF input and output of the CC1120. ...
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A poor man's alternative to a network analizer for antenna matching

I'm doing a small board with a 915 MHz transceiver. A small helical antenna is used, which is located on board with a very short path (10 mm) from the IC, including balun and a matching network. There ...
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Computational complexity of current netlist matching algorithms

I understand that the problem of matching two netlists could be reduced to the graph isomorphism problem which is NP-intermediate. Apart from that what are the complexity results of some of the ...
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Impedance Matching Resistor

I'm working on a high speed ADC/DAC board. I saw some reference designs for the device, there are matching series resistors connected between output digital pins & controller. Though, resistor ...
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Custom USB Impedance question

I'm looking at making my own USB cable for a project. The primary issue I'm having is that I'm getting a lot of capacitance in my cable between D+ and D- (400ish pF) which is enough to throw off the ...
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Problem with impedance matching on DIY 4 pole 3.5mm audio splitter

I built an audio 4 connector 3.5mm splitter. The goal is to play a sound clip through a phone's mic input across a call, while recording the same sound clip on the computer. I used the TRRS ...
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Matching mosfets - linear servo amplifier (AB)

I'm replacing a bunch of burnt mosfets in a linear amplifier for a brushless motor. 3 phases Each phase: 3 pairs of totem IRFP240 / IRFP9240 in parallell. (no R in series) My main concern is ...
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Intersection Turning Movement counts

Civil Traffic Engineers have a perpetual data gathering problem. They need intersection turning movement counts to do their studies. This has historically been a manual task. Someone sits by the ...
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Can I plug 4 Ohm speakers to 16 Output directly?

I have Samsung YP-U3 player with Earphone Output 20mW (16Ω) and I want to connect it with speakers taken out from my old laptop that are two 4Ω (1.5W). Can I do it directly or speaker will break down ...
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How do you find matched components?

I am designing a twin-T filter, which has a cut-off around 4.5 MHz. In this filter, both R1 and R2 must be 2 x R3. C1 and C2 must be half of C3. I have selected R1 = 10k and C1 = 3.6pF and that gives ...
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Can I merge two impedance matching circuits?

I've got an RF transceiver (Nordic's nRF24L01+) which shows a typical circuit to match its antenna output to a single ended 50 ohm impedance. I've also got a chip antenna which comes with an example ...