Pulse-width modulation, is varying the duty cycle of a rectangle wave, usually with a constant frequency.

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Methods for converting PWM to +/- 10v Signal

Suppose we have a PWM signal which controls the speed of a motor and a digital pin which specifies which direction a motor is travelling in, how can we convert these signals into 1 +/- 10V signal ...
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Measuring DC-Motor stator current

I am having some doubts about my measurements, and I would like to verify them if possible. I am using the circuit in the image, to measure the stator current of a DC-Motor, I just want to know if ...
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PWM signals averaged or not

I am using analogWrite(PWM) from Arduino UNO to control the gates of 30N06L N-channel mosfets. The values of PWM are programmed such that it controls the current through the loads for my control ...
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Controll Motor-DC using PWM in Proteus and MikroC for PIC

I am beginner (10 days) in Proteus and Mikroc, but i prefer to learn and this is the reason for my post. I build a project using PIC16F917 and Motor-DC with L298 driver. I command motor to start ...
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Remote control of DC motor

This is PWM controller I bought for speed control of DC motor: ...
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From PWM Output to Large Motor Control

This question stems from my own curiosity, so forgive any vagueness. Imagine the following scenario: We have a MCU which outputs a PWM signal to control a motor's speed and direction. We ultimately ...
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Can I dim my LEDs even more?

I have a PIC16F1828. I am using PWM in order to control brightness of bunch of LEDs. My goal is to dim those LEDs to the maximum point. Currently they are not dim enough. System clock runs at ...
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LED driver circuit with both analog and pwm control

I would like to design an LED driver circuit that allows for simultaneous analog and pwm control. That is, I would like to set the the LED current using an analog signal and then be able to switch ...
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Opto-coupled PWM

Following on from this question: I have the task of setting a voltage V_set using PWM. The challenge arises from the fact, that V_set is referenced to a different ground than the MCU. My currently ...
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Opto-coupled PWM output

I have a circuit with two different ground levels. Using a optocoupler, I want to translate a PWM signal to the new ground level. Does there exist a easier method than the following? (Ideally with ...
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0 to 15V PWM Signal method

I need to generate 0-15V output PWM singal ( max out put current is 4.5 mA only), using micro controller PWM feature. I observe one Design by using Two Transistor(PIC 1) ,I don't why two transistor ...
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How to drive power MOSFET by logic level signal without inverting phase?

I struggle yet another day with very simple problem (circuit). This challenge seems to be very common, but nowhere I can find a complete solution: I have a heavy load (12v / 1 Ohm peltier = 12A max) ...
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Power MOSFET gets hot while driving Peltier by step-down buck voltage converter

I have a TEC1-12712 Peltier element, which I am driving using Arduino microcontroller through IRFZ44N and buck step down converter (to smooth PWM). Overall, circuit consists of: 12V, 8.5A max DC ...
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A strange problem in BLDC motor drive: PWM frequency and duty cycle go wired

I am working on a BLDC motor controller to drive a 2kW BLDC motor with six-step control. The design has two board, one MCU board and one interver board, and the picture below shows one phase drive ...
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Control USB powered light with PWM, would it work?

A few weeks ago, I asked about controlling a DC powered LED lamp using PWM here, I was told that if I can get a LED lamp that uses an external DC adapter to power up, I can use a MOSFET and control it ...
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Activating SSR for an AC motor via PWM input

I'm currently switching a single phase AC fan motor with an SSR. Here is the following SSR: http://www.crydom.com/en/products/catalog/s_1.pdf I activate this relay by applying continuous analog 10V to ...
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Generating a clock from timer using PWM

I am using CC2640 from TI in one of my designs. As per the datasheet, I can output a clock of maximum 32KHz to any external circuit/IC. As per my design, I Need to provide 1MHz clock to a sensor. ...
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Motor oscillates when driven by L293D [closed]

I've got problem with steering DC motor with L293D and Arduino. I'm using DC motor from old inkjet printer and a quadrature optical encoder from the same printer to track the position. When I'm moving ...
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Light intensity control

The circuit is used to control the bank of LEDs using PWM, my problem is the value of R3 is wrong, now I used 10M ohm and it started switching on and off bt the LEDs dont shine bright which means the ...
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Low-side DC shunt motor drive

I want to drive a DC shunt motor like in the picture below. The PWM circuit with optocoupler, mosfet driver etc. is not shown. This circuit works fine on 12V DC motors. It even worked when tested on ...
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Interference from motors on PWM signal

Am building myself a robot chasis that is RC controlled. There is an RC receiver attached in solution and I have a remote RC transmitter. When the motors are not running, I get a perfectly clean ...
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soft starter code for avr

I need to control 2 DC motors (Maxon RE40) using an AVR (atmega328) through pwm. I was wondering what is the right way to approach the situation. Should I increment the duty-cycle at a specific time ...
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How to use an 2-axis accelerometer as a potentiometer? [closed]

I've got a couple of Memsic 2125 accelerometers around and wanted to try to use one of them to replace a pair of potentiometers in a circuit (x axis replaces pot A, y axis replaces pot B). How would ...
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“High Voltage” Logic levels why they are rare

I'm continuing to dissect and learn from this old (1974) calculator. One thing that surprised my was that the pins of the main IC have both negative and positive voltages 0 to ±28V. Having worked ...
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Controlling brushless gimbal motor (BGM2804)

I'm using a standard board for control this type of motor (SimpleBGC), this board uses an atmeg328p e some brushless drivers. I'm writing a simple code for turn left/right with some velocity, but i'm ...
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An overall PWM system by using FPGA [closed]

I need to combine this 3 coding to form one whole PWM system by using FPGA. I tried it, there is no error, but the process is not synthesizable. Please help me. Thank you. This is code for ...
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How to decrease the absorption voltage in the case of an MPPT with fixed settings

I have an MPPT solar charge controller which doesn't have any option to input the custom settings. Though it works fine for new batteries but as my battery, Flooded Lead Acid 150AH, is little old and ...
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Is the PWM rail of a 4pin pwm Computer fan Positive or negative

I am wiring a 4 pin computer fan to a 12v dc power source and I am wondering the pin for the PWM is positive or negative.
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SMPS buck convrter with PWM controller circuit

Hi there I am designing a buck converter run on PWM circuitry for a uni project to drive a MOSFET switch and keep my output voltage constant. The specs are: input voltage of 20v DC +/- 4 output ...
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N-Mosfet switch circuit strange behavior laboratory power supply

I'm dealing with an N-Mosfet switch circuit to control, through PWM, the temperature of a heater resistor. The mosfet is a IRFS7430-7PPBF. The load is driven at 12V and has a power rating of 80W. ...
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Permanent magnet DC motor earth wire

I have just inherited a piece of equipment that is powered by a 12V DC permanent magnet motor. My hope is to drive it using an Arduino PWM and a H-Bridge to manage the current requirements (7.3A ...
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Current chopping with an h-bridge and PWM

I have some stepper motors and L298N dual h-bridge drivers. I can't find exact specs for the steppers,* but similar motors from another product line have rated voltages from 2.64v to 5.8v. Since most ...
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Independently toggling two series switches to multiply two pwm signals

Preface It is known that one can synthesize a signal into a train of boxcar pulses (pwm modulation), each with the same amplitude, if proper low pass filtration is applied to this pulse train before ...
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What's the peak voltage of the sawtooth generated by the ic SG3525 or UC3525? Does it depend on the Ct capacitor?

P.S. I need this information in order to make a closed-loop FlyBack CC-CC converter. The Tm transfer function is related to the sawtooth peak voltage: Thanks!
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Generating a (ideally several) PWM signal from GPIO, alternative to software-based pulse

Scenario: I am trying to control precisely (without glitches) several servo-motors from a computer through GPIO. Final position, speed and ideally acceleration need to be controlled. Currently I ...
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0-5V PWM to analog 0-24VDC voltage with MOSFET

Im having trouble understanding how or if it even is possible to regulate a voltage with a MOSFET. I want to regulate an output voltage of 0-24VDC 0.5A(continuosly) with the duty cycle of a 0-5V 1kHz ...
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Directly driving 5V source MOSFET H-Bridge with 3.3V logic

I am trying to design a H-bridge circuit for my project to drive a thermoelectric cooler (TEC). Basically, I am trying to control the TEC with a voltage source driven by PWM. Now the problem is, I ...
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Positive to negative PWM converter

I am looking for a way to convert a + 24V square wave coming from a cnc controller, to -5V. The frequency of a square wave will vary from 15kHz to 35kHz. What methods would you suggest? Thanks for ...
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PWM to DC converter with op amp - slowly but steadily rising output voltage

I assembled a circuit to convert a PWM signal generated by an Arduino to a DC voltage in the range 0..10 V. I use the 10k-10u RC filter to convert the PWM signal to DC voltage in the range 0..5 V, ...
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pwm amplifier with npn bjt

I'm trying to do a pwm amplifier in order to control 3 fans with one pwm signal. Since there are three fans and according to the pwm specs allowed current per each is 5-8mA, I expect current load of ...
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Servo control with 555 timer

first of all this is for an assignment so I have certain limitations, mainly cost. The problem I'm having is I have run out of PWM inputs on my ATtiny45 but I still want to drive a servo. The two PWM ...
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Sending PWM signals down cat5 cable

I working on an LED lighting project where I will be installing 20 boxes in a space, each containing 4 LEDs (RGB and IR.) I want to connect all of these boxes to central board which will drive all of ...
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How does PWM generate an analog signal?

AFAIU, PWM works as follows: According to the value of the counter in the microcontroller, a square wave is generated at a designated output pin of the \$\mu C\$. The duty cycle of this square wave ...
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Not being able to enable PWM using the HAL TIM library on stm32f0

The goal is to use the PWM feature of stm32 HAL TIM libraries to light up 4 leds on pins 0, 1, 4 and 5 I have generated the following code using CubeMX: ...
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Dimming LED lights with PWM, driver quite far from LEDs, noise considerations

There were a few questions like this before, however I haven't found ultimate answer yet. I'm going to drive LED lights in my house with multi-channel driver (PWM controller + MOSFET Transistors), ...
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PWM with alternative load

I want to drive an ~220V incandescent bulb with arduino's pwm, any suggestion about the stage to put between them.
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Calculating the input current drawn by a MOSFET driver

I am using a PIC32MZ's OC pins (PWM mode, fault disabled) as input to a dual MOSFET driver (ISL89163 A). I need one OC pin to drive 3 drivers i.e 6 inputs each. The pulse width would be around ...
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Help comparator circuit for this PWM signal inverter

I have 2 signal (signal on the left) and how to combine those 2 signal into the signal on the right, I have try using lm 741 op amp, but unfortunately the output signal is different from the ...
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LED light dimming, TRIAC vs PWM?

Many days ago, I published a question here asking about dimming an AC LED using and Arduino and TRIAC, and I was told that most LEDs that support dimming should work with the circuit I linked to them. ...
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Ohmic Power Loss of the Peltier Element (PWM Vs Linear current)

I want to design a circuit to drive the Peltier element. The first option is to drive the peltier with PWM and the other option is to use a sync buck convertor, which is likely adding LC filter to ...