A multiplexer selects one of two (or more) inputs based on a control input. It then outputs the selected input.

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{Multiplexors} combine 2:1 to from 8:1

I have a question of combining 2:1 to form single 8:1 multiplexor This is acheivable by using 7 2:1, with 4 of it at the first level, 3 of it at the second level, and 1 of it at the third level. ...
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What is the distortion introduced by a multiplexer?

Question in short: If I have a multiplexer, and my selected input is X volts, I suppose that the multiplexer's output will be X+-ΔX volts. How can I calculate ΔX ? Question with more details: I ...
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How much is the noise of a multiplexer for analog inputs?

I have 4 sensors, each have with two differential output (S- and S+) that I need to use in a differential amplifier (with a gain equals to 1000 in my case). The difference between S- and S+ is ...
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What would the firmware to control Shift1 system (for 1-pin shift register operation) look like?

This is a follow on question from this answer by Spehro Pefhany, in which he explains to us how to use 74HC595 serial shift registers with only one digital output pin. Below's the picture he posted. ...
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How to “deserialize” a digital output to 4 digital outputs

I am working on a small test project for my Arduino and as part of it, I want to display a number on a 7-segment LED system. My first setup involved just direct links to the 7-segment display and ...
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Why two inverters cascaded in multiplexer control signal terminals?

Why cascaded inverters are used in the multiplexer when it is possible to realize the circuit using a single inverter.
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Select channel from multiplexer to show temperature values in c programming

I have question regarding selecting channel from multiplexer. I'm trying to receive some temperature reading from the two sensors which shared the same address and while I'm using one sensor, it can ...
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How do “beyond the rails” analog switches work?

I'm familiar with using CMOS switches ("transmission gates") for switching analog signals, but you can't use them for switching voltages beyond their supply rails. (So if you have a single supply ...
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How can I multiplex my oscilloscope probes?

Let's say that I'm tasked with the job of measuring the propagation delay of each inverter in a 7404 hex inverter. I've got a pulse generator, a power supply, and an oscilloscope with two probes, so ...
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250 LED control

I am in the process of designing an automated rock climbing wall that will have 250 monocolor LEDs lit in a predetermined pattern that will be changing every 10 seconds. My controller (actually a PLC) ...
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Multiplexing and electric capacitance

I'm working on a project, it's basically a hand-drawn paper keyboard based on capacitance. I was thinking I can multiplex the different lines with shift register (74HC595) and switch (4066), and as ...
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How does a HCF4051BE multiplexer work, at a very simple level?

I'm a totally noob, so please, take this in consideration when replying :) I want to understand how this multiplexer works. I tried to Google it, but all the answers was too advanced for me. I mean, ...
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Capacitive touch sensor grid to the Arduino?

I am trying to build 8x8 grid that consists of capacitive sensors which we have successfully made by using a high resistors and copper sheets. I used Arduino's library to control it, but my problem is ...
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Switching 100 different LM35 with one uC [closed]

I want to read the temperature of about 100 different LM35 with only one ATmega16 or ATmega32. I want to read 8 LM35 at one time and switch to the next 8 and so on. what kind of multiplexer or switch ...
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MCP23017 in series

I have a hand full of MCP23017 (16 bit multiplexers/ I/O Expander) but I can only get 8 IC on the bus due to the limit of address but I need 200 pins (about 13 ICs) for a 8*8*8 RGB cube and was ...
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Slow PNP turn-off time, how to optimize it

I'm multiplexing a pair of Nixie tubes. The high-side control is done with two pairs of transistors, MPSA92 high-voltage PNP to switch the 160V to the tubes, and a BS108 to control the base of the ...
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Is it possible to monitor analog multiplexer inputs without changing the selector signal?

If you have 8 analog input sensors (or 2 or 9 or 738479) is there a chip / is it possible with microprocessor programming to actively monitor all of the channels? Say you had 8 rotary potentiometers ...
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Is my interpretation of this problem regarding a 7-word mux correct?

I have a problem on an assignment which states to draw a block diagram for a 7-word MUX and determine how many control switches it should have. I'm not exactly sure what the problem means by "7-Word." ...
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Counters VHDL multiplexer 7 segment

I am new to vhdl and my code may seem stupid but i am still struggling i am trying to make a bcd counter using spartan 3 kit i have a problem multiplexing the 7 segment and i know i should use ...
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In CMOS, can I assume the delay of a multiplexer is negligible compared to the delay of an inverter?

Let say I have a ring oscillator, and I modify the ring so that the output of an inverter is connected to an input of a 2-to-1 MUX, and the output of the MUX is connected to the input of the next ...
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MCP4131 resistor on SDI/SDO multiplexed pin?

I'm using the MCP4131 digital potentiometer to control the brightness of a LED using an Arduino Uno. The MCP4131's interface is SPI and it has a multiplexed SDI/SDO pin (pin #3). The datasheet ...
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Multiplexing RF Sources to a Single Output

I have two wide-band VCOs, one 800-1600 MHz and the other 1600-2700 MHz which I would like to multiplex so that they can share the same output (SMA jack). (They are both configured to produce ~5 dBm ...
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Making a 2-bit 8x1 source selector from 2 1-bit 8x1 Multiplexer

I am working on a prelab for my Digital Logic Design course and this is the question I have been given. I have to use WinLogiLab DigitalSim utility at first to create this, but due to limitations must ...
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ATtiny/ATmega programmer board - need a 6 x 1:3 Mux solution

Hey so I'm trying to create a circuit on perf board that allows me to program three different types of chips using an Arduino Duemilanove as ISP. Those chips are the ATtiny85, ATtiny84, and ...
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Is there an easy way to multiplex the state of multiple switches in an AC circuit?

If I had a circuit like this... *Blurple boxes represent unknown devices/circuitry What would be the simplest way to transmit the states of the switches, using only a single wire? In essence I'm ...
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Control 4 digit 7-segment (2 digits number each) using Verilog [closed]

How to program using verilog, where i want to control 4 digit 7-segment display, that will show 2 digits number for first and second 7-segment display, and the others with 2 digits number too. I know ...
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Multiplexing a phase shift keyed signal

There are a number of great tutorials online explaining phase shift keying as a means of digital wireless communication, but none of them seem to cover the topic of multiplexing. At first glance, it ...
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implementing palindrome using 2:1 multiplexer

A 4 bit number , ABCD is a palindrome when A is equal to D and B is equal to C . Draw a circuit to check whether a given 4 bit number is a palindrome or not. Use only 2:1 multiplexers.Do not use any ...
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What is maximum frequency of ADG506 Multiplexer?

I want to use AD506 as a multiplexer in a high frequency design (50MHz). It receives 1.2 Vpp sine wave signal from AD9850 and sends the signal for amplification. According to page 2 of its ...
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Multiplexers used as a switch seem to “leak” when power is cut

Description Attempting to build a device using the Arduino that will allow me to remotely restart a cluster of desktop computers that I have. The device works by momentarily connecting the RESET ...
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Drawing circuit to compute mux

Ok so I've been working on this problem for a while now. I've been given mux(\$p_{11}, p_{10}, p_{01}, p_{00}, x_1, x_0) = p_{x_1x_0}.\$ I found the boolean formula to be: \$(!(x_1x_0))p_{11} + ...
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Can I simplify this to a 2-to-1 multiplexer?

I have the following 4-to-1 multiplexer circuit: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab With this truth table: ...
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Proper use of analog mux HEF4051B

I'm having problems using HEF4051 as an analog mux. I'm using it to switch between different audio toslink signals. Right now I'm only testing it with one signal and it works for 1-2 seconds when I ...
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Advice… Shift registers, multiplexing, or both

I'm doing a project that has a lot of displays, in the form of single leds or 7-segment displays. So the question is in the title. Using 8 bit registers, if I used them for all the leds, it would take ...
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Multiplexing a big 7-seg display with MAX7219

I've a problem with this circuit, it should drive 2 (or more) big 7-segment display using a MAX7219 and the relative Arduino's library. It uses ULN2003 and UDN2981 to use +12V and a series of 5 led ...
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Driving 7 segment displays through Raspberry Pi's GPIO

So I was thinking of wiring up four 7-Segment displays through the Raspberry PI. I'd do that by multiplexing each of them, and came across this: ...
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Select Bits in 4-to -1 MUX

Can there be 3 select bits in a 4to1 MUX? I needed it for a particular application and have no alternative.
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In search of a component or device that switches multiple lines based on input selection

Okay so the foundation for my curiosity is that in dealing with Arduinos, I found they can be used to program the similar but smaller ATtiny chips. This is the main hookup configuration that some of ...
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Controlling MOSFET with microcontroller

I'm trying to use a P channel MOSFET (FQP27P06) to  multiplex 4 large common anode seven segment displays. I'm using a TPIC6B595 high voltage high current shift register to sink the segments for each ...
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Design a full subtractor using 4 to 1 MUX and an inverter

I can't wrap my head around it. Any tips? I need to draw a circuit diagram of a Full Subtractor using 4-to-1 Multiplexers and an Inverter. FS diagram: MUX diagram: Do I need to combine them ...
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Shift register clocking and latching delay from microcontroller

When latching or clocking a shift register from a microcontroller, should there be a delay in between setting the clock or latch pin to high and then resetting it to low? How long is this delay ...
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Using a Line Decoder (Multiplexer) to set multiple outputs high

When using a 3-to-8 Line Decoder / Multiplexer such as the 74HC238, can I set multiple outputs (1-8) as high at the same time? As opposed to only one output high at any given time, and the rest are ...
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Current and power-on time in LED multiplexing

Supposing to multiplex a LED matrix, after a certain number of columns the LEDs power-on time becomes too low in order to ensure a good LEDs brightness so you need to increase the current in order to ...
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Need help understanding charlieplex circuit

I understand the principle behind charlieplexing, however I don't understand how the circuit below works. Say I wanted to illuminate LED5, wouldn't I set Pin1 to OUTPUT-LOW, Pin2 to INPUT, and Pin3 to ...
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Single and Double Click on Arduino Multiplexed Buttons

On my arduino project i have 8 buttons connected to a 4051 Multiplexer. I would however like to add single and double click funcionalities to each of these buttons, but i can't find a way to do it. ...
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Why I am getting Unexpected EOF? What's wrong?

I am learning VHDL and I am trying to do a simple Generic MUX. It is my code: GenericMUX.vhd ...
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How to multiplex a two-way data line?

I have a use-case where I need to control 4+ sonar sensors with a pic 628A microcontroller. The pic is also responsible for controlling a GPS and LCD so pins are scarce. The sonar sensors each have a ...
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Multiplex 125kHz RFID antenna

I'm looking to follow up on a question (asked by another) that wasn't answered to my satisfaction in another question. RFID Antenna Array I am successfully using the ID Innovations ID-2 chip to read ...
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8:1 Multiplexer With 5 Parameters of F(A,B,C,D,E) = ABCD +B'CDE+BC'D'

I am trying to create a multiplexer 8:1 with 5 parameters of the function $$F(A,B,C,D,E) = ABCD +B'CDE+BC'D'$$ what I did its to right it as minterms so what I get is: $$ F = ABCDE + ABCDE' + AB'CDE + ...