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Hardware For Emitting Specific Sound Frequency [closed]

I need a battery-powered hardware setup for emitting a specific frequency or a range of frequencies, in the range of 17kHz-20kHz. It should be picked up by microphones from at least 8 meters away (...
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Control relay (active low) without an transistor

I am using the Sain Smart 16-channel relay module. A relay is energized when the corresponding input pin is connected to the ground. I am using an Arduino to control the relay module using the GPIO ...
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AD7849 is it burned?

I made a terrible mistake connecting -15VDC to the pin 18 of AD7849 instead of pin 17 and powered it up for a minute until i understood the problem.It was without the protection diode for power supply ...
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Arduino Nano - Multiple 5v Power Sources

I am planning on building a small device that sits inline for a SNES controller to allow remapping the buttons. My initial idea is to use an Arduino Nano, but I'm a bit unsure about how best to do it. ...
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how to implement Pic18f97j60 with PoE Ethernet

I am a beginner when it comes to mcu and electronics design, I did some projects on Arduino and other ready made microchip boards. However this is my first time building something from scratch. I ...
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Electric connections for Arduino connected to an underwater linear actuator or servo?

I am trying to set up an underwater system (depth <= 5 meters, can be dry cause of tide) which is made of: A linear actuator or linear servo An Arduino A sonar ranger. Basically, I need to ...
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Power switch - IN and OUT connected all the time

A while ago, I asked about detecting whether a power jack is connected or not, in order to select power source from USB or DC jack. You can see the question here: Power selection circuit for USB or ...
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Why is my led not on?

Hello I’m just a beginner and I made a simple circuit with a resistor and a capacitor with a led in between. As I understand the capacitor just accumulates the energy but why is my led not going on? ...
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How to contol the height of blade in a vinyl cutter machine? [closed]

I have a machine that has 3 axis x,y,z. The machine is a vinyl cutter. The x and y axis are stepper controlled, but the z axis is a coil so my question is how does the manufacture control the z ...
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Time Difference between 120 degrees phase shift signal or a 3 phase signsl

I am trying to create an Arduino 3 phase square wave code, and I wanted to know the time difference between each 120 degree phase shifts. With some effort I could calculate it to be 6.66 millisecond. ...
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Arduino STM32 bluepill generate PPM

does anyone knows is there a way to generate PPM (CPPM/PPMSUM) on STM32 Bluepill Arduino? Tnx in advance?
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Arduino-like microcontroller with more ram for image processing [closed]

I want to build a device to perform image acquisition and processing, but I don't know which kind of board/microcontroller to use. My idea is to use a low-res camera, take a shot, analyze it and ...
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problem connecting an Arduino Ethernet Shield to FPGA trough SPI

I have an Arduino Ethernet Shield and trying to connect it to my spartan 6 board. I used the ICSP header on the bottom of Arduino Ethernet Shield (MISO/SCK/RST/+5/MOSI/GND) and a wire for SS(pin 10 of ...
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compact fluorescent lamp noise on digital signals

The answers to this question about CFLs (compact fluorescent lights) in an electronics lab indicate there is some concern about the presence of electronic ballasts and CFLs in connection to radio and ...
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Building a water jet cutter using Arduino, CNC shield and GRBL firmware

I am building a water jet cutter using Arduino Uno and CNC shield for control. The CNC shield uses A4988 drivers to control the stepper motors. I uploaded the GRBL (for this shield) firmware to ...
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Pressure sensor for a 3d object for an arduino prototype [closed]

I am not an electrical engineer but an industrial designer, and I work for a SexTech company that strives to create sophisticated sex toys for women. We are currently trying to prototype a vibrator ...
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What does “resistor as a reference” means?

I have a book with some projects examples that use Arduino, one of the projects use piezo to detect vibrations. The book says the following: When plugged into 5V, the sensor (piezo) can detect ...
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Why H-bridge isn't working properly?

I am making a circuit to control a motor using an Arduino UNO and an H-bridge IC, but it's not working, rather something strange is happening. Circuit's scheme: When the motor is connected to pins 3 ...
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AVR ATmega328 low fuse wrtiten and issue

I am using an Arduino Uno as the hardware programmer together with avrdude as the software programmer for flashing an Atmega328. I have noticed PB0 was set to ...
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Programming ATMEGA328P with FTDI232 with original 1.8.1 bootloader

trying to program a custom arduino board, effectively an uno w 328P chip that plays some audio, with a particular board/bootloader, but having some issues. The wiring is fine, as mentioned below it ...
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Can I in any way connect +ve side of my led to uln2083a output pin?If no can I do it with M54562 transistor array?

I had conneced my digital pin of arduino to the uln2803a to drive LED. I want to configure my uln2803a such that i can connect +ve side of the led to the output pin of uln2803a IC.
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custom solenoid trigger circuit

I have a custom made solenoid that is required to work at 60V to actuate with enough force. I have tried two circuits shown in the figure below but both don't work. In the first circuit, the voltage ...
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Automate Manual Choke in Generators

I want to know any ideas to make an auto choke for my home generator. I have an automatic transfer switch (ATS) installed which turns on/off the generator. Most of the time, it is not necessary to ...
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How to connect photo-transistors to trigger Arduino event

I'm busy doing my finals project, and I need to have 5 photo-transistors come together on the same pin to trigger an event whenever one of these transistors drops it's voltage because an object is ...
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AREF above operating voltage of the microcontroller

I’m operating an ATMega32 at 3v3 through USB and a LDO. Is it possible to connect the AREF pin directly to the USB voltage of 5V so that I can read voltages between 0 and 5V when reading from the ...
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Switch module test circuit design

I am doing a project to make a test box that would to test the switch module in the photo below. Please see circuit diagram below for inside of the switch. Please note this switch is not an ordinary ...
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LED strip lights not working properly on DC power

I have a set of LED strip lights that I am attempting to control with an Arduino. When I power the first few LEDs from my Arduino 5V out pin (or 3.3V out pin for that matter) it works exactly as I ...
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BJT-piloted MOSFET circuit: Feedback requested

I had the idea to make a power converter, and I would like some feedback. I can take constructive criticism. The basic idea was to make something where a microcontroller could drive a power MOSFET, ...
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Avoid voltage feedback from laser psu to Arduino via pwm pin [closed]

I have been using GRBL software on arduino board for quite a while now, however the only issue I have is that the CO2 laser PSU kind of passes a small current back to the Arduino from its control pins,...
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using the Atmega328P

if I take the micro controller (ATmega328P) from the Arduino board and simply place it on to a breadboard, do I still need to upload the boot loader ?
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Arduino UNO disconnects from computer when connecting it to a breadboard from specific holes

I am a complete beginner in electronics; I started learning using Arduino yesterday. There is something strange happening with the Arduino UNO board. The Arduino board is connected to my laptop and ...
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Can the location of the inductor on the board affect the operation of the microcontroller?

I have a voltage regulator, based on LM2596, in its circuit there is an inductor on 33uH. The question is, can this inductor be a source of interference? Next to him, I plan to place the Atmega328P ...
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Arduino 2 power source - auto switch?

I'm planning to switch between two power sources DC and USB with an Arduino like below diagram. What I'm going to do is cut off the DC V+ wire when I insert the USB jack to the Arduino for uploading ...
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Reduce Noise Added With Zener Clipper

I'm working on a hobby Arduino project to create an audio visualizer using an LED strip. I'm using the MSGEQ7 to separate the signal into 7 bands, then send it to a Wemos D1 Mini. I started by ...
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Transform small Arduino protoboard project in a final solution

I am collecting data on consumption and solar production and I centralize it in a Raspberry with Openhab. Now I want to connect to Smart Grid Ready and/or Power Control of a Panasonic Aquarea ...
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Powering Arduino Uno with 9 V LiPo batteries

Would it be safe to use two 9 V LiPo batteries in parallel to power an Arduino Uno?
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Wiring a power supply, arduino, and LED strip together?

I've been researching various websites on all of my questions and have found answers to many of them but I am also finding conflicting answers for some of them. I've read that electricity is something ...
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How to rotate a square on a TFT ILI9486 screen with Arduino

Problem Summary I have a “square” rotating on my 3.5 Inch TFT screen (ILI9486 driver) with dots/circles at each of its 4 corners. It is connected to an Arduino MEGA 2560 There are a few issues with ...
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Feeding AMS1117-5V with 3.3V [closed]

I need that an Arduino NANO clone work with 3.3V. Can an AMS1117-5V give 3.3V if supplied with only 3.3V? edit: current consumption is 400mA max. the AMS1117 output current is 800mA.
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Interface with wired alarm using Arduino or similar

My house is equipped with a wired alarm system that's missing the hardware controller board. Whats left is a number of sensors (NC) and the wiring to a central location. Cable lengths are anywhere ...
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What does “Run Power and Ground wires back to the Arduino” mean?

An Adafruit article showing people how to wire up an RGB LED to an Arduino UNO has the warning shown below on its page. For longer strips requiring more than 1 Amp, wire the power directly to the ...
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How does G-code determine what pins I used to set CNC motors at? [closed]

I want to develop a simple C# application to control a self-made CNC machine using Arduino Uno. I want to use G-code to accomplish that. Now what I don't understand is how G-code is interpreted in ...
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What am I doing wrong? COB LED with LED Driver

I am relatively new to electronics and I am trying to turn on a Bridgelux BXRC-50C2001-D-74COB LED (Digikey listing, Datasheet ) using a 500mA Mean Well DC-DC LED Driver (LDD-500LW). The LED Driver is ...
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Level shiffter (3.3V / 5V) for controlling transistors

Is it possible to control the base of the transistor using the level shift chip (3.3V / 5V)? I want to use the SN74AHCT125 level shift chip. Transistor BC337-16
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5v 10amp powering arduino and LED strip

I need my 5v 10 amp power supply to power both my LED strip and arduino. I will have the LED strip directly wired to the power supply, then for the arduino I have two ideas - either cut a USB cable ...
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Arduino Circuit for High Power LED + Servos

I'm new to the Arduino game, but have experience with electronics in general. I am hoping to hook up two servo's and a high power (1W) LED up to an Arduino, to control them. Due to my inexperience, I ...
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Arduino battery power stay on for button - Not quite working

I have been trying to get a circuit to work that would power an Arduino from a set of 4 18650 batteries. It needs to turn on with a button press, then stay on for 30 seconds, then completely power ...
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Logic Level Conventer for UART 5V / 3.3V with high transmission speed (115200)

I need to connect ESP32 (3.3 V) and Arduino UNO (5 V) on the UART bus. I used to connect two devices through a 1k resistor and it worked. I want to make a reliable connection. On the Internet, I ...
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Should I use constant current or constant voltage drivers for driving my PWM 24V DC Fans?

Hi everyone thanks for stopping by to lend your thoughts. I need to run 2 circuits separately and control via Arduino uno PWM. One circuit is 2x Noctua NF-A14 industrialPPC-24V-3000 Q100 IP67 with ...
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PWM speed control of 24V DC Brushless Pump

I would like to PWM speed control a 24V 2A DC Brushless Pump using an Arduino for my nano-brewery project. I've been searching for a Speed controller on Amazon or Ebay. But, i either find brushed ...