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dB Meter with Arduino and AD8307

I am attempting to construct a decibel meter using an electret mic breakout board (shown below) and an AD8307. If necessary I can use just an electret mic, and not the breakout board. I was ...
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How can I extend the ammeter wires to my shunt?

Is it possible for me to locate my ammeter and shunt a few meters away from each other (more than intended by original wiring)? The extra wiring obviously has a resistance and provokes a false ...
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What is the wavelength of an Itron C1S IR LED?

I'm trying to find an appropriate IR Phototransistor for an Itron Centron C1S Meter. But I can't figure out exactly what is the wavelength of the IR transistor used by Itron. Do meters have standard ...
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How would you go about creating a lux meter for very low light (0.0001 to 1 lux)?

I like to take pictures of the the sky in really dark places like Death Valley. To get an estimate of exposure times for the foreground I would like to measure the light intensity. According to ...
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Serial Data Input through Microcontroller to Output Voltage

I am new here and new to programming, so I thought maybe some of you might be able to help me in the right direction. I am looking to design a circuit that receives serial data from an RS232 port on ...
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Smart meters and filtering [closed]

My mother suffers from Electromagnetic hypersensitivity and her electricity provider recently installed her a HF Smart Meter (CERM 1). I've been researching about ways of filtering the dirty power ...
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Can I use Mic to input Frequency Meter circuit?

Í'm new to application level of electronics that I'm studying.I have a project to do in college and I was thinking to do a Frequency Meter circuit that can measure the frequency of given input signal ...
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How can I detect brain waves

I want to build some type of electrical circuit to detect alpha, beta , theta etc. waves from the brain and maybe even show the frequency in hertz . Or at first, generate a higher power wave for my ...
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Frequency Selective Voltmeters

Does anyone here know of any cheap-ish handheld meters that are capable of measuring the voltage at specific audio frequencies? I'm dealing with a few constant frequency signals on the same wire - ...
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Is there any such thing as a linear panel meter?

I like to use regular panel meters for showing data. I would like to know if there's such a thing as a linear meter, say 10 cm long or so. By linear I mean that the indicator moves up some scale in a ...
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Voltage/resistors/series/impedance/meter

Assume you measure a power supply voltage through a series 1M OHM resistor and observe that is drops by 1/2 its former value when no resistor is in series. What is the input impedance of the meter? ...
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How do I hijack a reading from the circuit of my digital meter

I have a tri - meter (ph, ppm, temp) that reads and displays readings on three LCD screens. I'm trying to hijack the measurement at some point in the circuit and read it in through on of the inputs on ...
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How to light an LED when a voltage hits a certain point

Lets say I need an LED to indicate when a DC voltage reaches 5 volts or more. I don't want the LED to be dim when it is at 4.5 or anything. I just want it to be full bright at 5, 0 bright at anything ...