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Questions tagged [attenuator]

An attenuator is an electronic device that reduces the power of a signal without appreciably distorting its waveform.

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Audio attenuator has audible pops

I'm copying the recommended circuit (the 'Higher Performance' one, actually) from the LM1971 audio attenuator datasheet but there are audible (loud) pops on the output. I'm using OPA227s for all op-...
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Attenuator Input Voltage Problem

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I'm trying to use an attenuator with a PIC32 microcontroller. Basic idea is that; 1) I enter attenuation value through computer 2) ...
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What does the attenuation setting do in an RF spectrum analyzer?

I have to make measurements of the RF power which a circuit is delivering, and I am using an RF spectrum analyzer for that purpose. I am a beginner in this topic, so I apologize if the question is too ...