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Bandpass is an adjective that describes a type of filter or filtering process; it is to be distinguished from passband, which refers to the actual portion of affected spectrum. Hence, one might say "A dual bandpass filter has two passbands." A bandpass signal is a signal containing a band of frequencies not adjacent to zero frequency, such as a signal that comes out of a bandpass filter.

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Differential filters: high pass, low pass, band pass

I am looking to use a band pass filter in an EMG circuit design using the differential signals you receive from an op amp (differential/instrumentation). I have been looking for what is the proper way ...
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Is there a configuration where a circuit acts as Bandpass filter in one direction and Bandstop in other?

I am not an expert in electronics. Hence, I am looking for a broad conceptual answer. Is it possible to a directional Bandpass/Bandstop filter i.e. Bandpass in one port and Bandstop in another.
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What are the differences between active bandpass filter topologies?

I want to use a narrow band active bandpass filter but I found generally 2 topologies as seen below. What are the differences between them?
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Transfer Function Derivation

Where did the following transfer function come from? \$H(s) = -H_o\frac{\frac{\omega_o}{Q}s}{s^2 +\frac{\omega_o}{Q}s + \omega_o^2}\$ \$H_o\$ is the gain at resonant frequency. I'm told it ...
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Active band pass filter + offset

I'm trying to know the fr equation for the following op amp configuration: I have some capacitors values for specific fr frequencies: fr = 34Hz -> C = 33nF fr = 50Hz -> C = 22nF fr = 160Hz -> C = ...
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Audio Equalizer LTSpice Simulation

First, I'd like to say i'm not experienced on circuits, but i'm doing my best to learn. I'm trying to create an audio equalizer which is capable of amplifying low frequencies (20Hz-200Hz), mid ...
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Construction of a Band reject filter

I'm trying to construct something like the band reject filter on the bode graph below. I know that I could make this by using four different filters and adding them up (low pass filter + high ...
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Adjusting the gain on a 4th Order Butterworth Bandpass fIlter gain

I designed a bandpass filter with the TI filter designer tool but I initially designed with a gain of 40 dB. However, I'd like to reduce the gain to 20dB but I'm having issues doing trying to figure ...
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Designing an audio amplifier, problems with bandpass filter

I am trying to build a Audio amplifier for a university project, I think that most of my circuit is done but I have an issue with my filter as my sine signal is not symmetrical after filtering to ...
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Band pass filter bandwidth problem

I am trying to design a band pass filter that allows frequencies between 16,384Hz and 32,768Hz. Firstly I tried to make it using a passive RC band pass filter: Using the formula fc = 1/2πRC, the ...
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How to calculate cutoff freqeuncy of Bandpass filter, given an attenuation dB level (OTHER THAN -3DB)

I know that -3dB is the accepted standard, where the power of the signal is at 50%, and that upper and lower cutoff frequencies are calculated with regards to this value, and there are simple formulas ...
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Why is the input reflection signal very weak?

I built a PCB filter in Class "Band-pass" with center frequency of 2.4 GHz. The board has two SMA's (input 1 & output 2). S(1,2) looks like this: The frequency is good, However, the attenuation ...
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Low capacitance value capacitors in LC bandpass filter

I am going to try to build a Butterworth LC bandpass filter. However, using some online calculators result in some very low value capacitors (sub-1pF). I am thinking that the performance will not be ...
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Band pass filter implementation using 741 op amp

My assignment for a school project on Circuit Theory, is to construct a Band Pass Filter at least 3rd order with a stop band around 20kHz. First things first, I need to design the circuit. I have to ...
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Why is superheterodyning better than direct conversion?

What is the advantage of having the extra stage of IF, extra local oscillator and extra filtering stage and amplification. It just seems like more work and circuitry. Surely the direct conversion to ...
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Tradeoffs for creating higher order butterworth filters

I am working on a bandpass filter to filter the output from a hydrophone. This is my first time designing a filter and using a cookbook from TI, I built a 4th order Butterworth filter with two partial ...
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How to generate this kind of filter?

I've been trying to understand this exercise proposed by my teacher. He asked us to find a combination of 2 ideal filters to generate a filter within the conditions of the image below. (That means, ...
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RC bandpass filter using two port network parameters?

So my assignment is about exploring two port networks and the use of the 4 parameters, now one of the tasks is to design a bandpass filter with cascaded high pass and low pass filters, now I am really ...
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Why Deliyannis bandpass filter with high Q does not have the expected transfer function bode plot

What i need is to design a delyiannis band-pass filter with Q enhancement technique. The theoretical analysis of this technique is referred here in pages 107-112. For those who don't know how to ...
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Parallel RLC bandpass filter Bandwidth incorrect

I have been trying to create a bandpass filter with the cut-off frequency at \$\mathrm{200Hz}\$ and \$\mathrm{4800Hz}\$ I have managed to get the centre frequency to \$\mathrm{2500Hz}\$. The bandwidth ...
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Passive band-pass filter conceptual analysis

I'm trying to chain a high-pass filter and a low-pass passive filter together to form a band pass filter to illustrate how you can combine filters together, but I'm having issues trying to understand ...
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Are these two circuits the same?

Are these rwo circuits the same considering the right hand sides of them where it is parallel for the C&R and C&L(meaning the way i should obtain the frequency response? And for the longer ...
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Ultrasonic transducer actual bandwidth for filtering

I have a pair of ultrasonic transducers with a "Thick Resonant frequency" of 975 kHz ±30kHz according to the data sheet. I did a frequency sweep test where I could see that they performed best at a ...
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Easiest way to find transfer function of a lossless ladder filter after we finish design?

I have completed my Lossless Ladder BPF design, but I don't know how to find the transfer function of the resulting circuit without going through the slow and rigorous process of getting resistances ...
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How do I create a working bandpass filter in LTSpice?

I am attempting to create a bandpass filter in LTSpice. I am fairly new to the program, which is probably contributing to my difficulties. The filter I am creating needs to have a center frequency of ...
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Designing a Band Pass Filter

I need a band pass filter that only accepts frequencies from 1000 to 1400 Hz and then toggles the transistor. It has to work from .1 Vpp to 1 Vpp and rejects anything else. I have been testing this ...
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Designing 4th order Butterworth Multiple feedback bandpass filter

I'm trying to design a 4th order Butterworth bandpass filter using Multiple feedback topology. The design requirements I am trying to achieve for this filter are; Q factor = 10, Av = 11, fc = 100kHz ,...
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What is the difference between a Sallen-Key Band pass filter and a band pass filter?

Am currently doing an assignment on sine wave generation and am using a sallen key band pass filter - i am unsure what the difference between the band pass filter and the sallen-key band pass.
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Parametric Equalizer with State Variable Filter

I'm new to this forum but hope to get some answers to a project I'm working on. I'm trying to build an parametric equalizer with several bands (5 Bass-Bands, 3 Middle-Bands, 3 High-Bands). In the ...
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Digitally selectable filter

I have asked a similar question but I did not get an answer, as it was too specific. So I will build on it but make it a bit more broad spectrum. I would like to make a digitally selectable BPF using ...
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Butterworth bandpass - higher roll-off than expected

I am looking into filters, and i am using FilterLab and MATLAB's Filter designer. I know that i need to make a bandpass filter, with a roll-off of about 48 dB/octave. This is quite high, and i would ...
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Transfer function of a bandpass

i was doing some homework and one thing I had to do was to derivate the transfer function of a given bandPass. I have done it myself but i dont know if it is correct nor if i followed the right path / ...
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First-order analog active bandpass filter with variable center frequency

I've thought about designing an active first-order bandpass filter with variable center frequency and fixed bandwidth, using OpAmps, as a project for an Applied Electronics class. My first try was to ...
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Active band pass filter that looks like a sallen–Key topology filter

I was using the Analog Devices design Wizzard in order to design a band pass filter with theese characteristics: Gain : 23 dB Passband: -3dB at 15 KHz Stopband: -40dB at 40 KHz The filter has 4 ...
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Calculating Phase/Time Delay induced by a 2-pole Bandpass filter? ie. Group Delay?

If you have a two-pole Butterworth bandpass filter described by a particular Q value (Q>0.5) and a resonant center frequency "f", is there any equation that will tell you the phase/time delay induced ...
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Predicting decay time of a resonant bandpass filter?

In a typical resonant bandpass filter, resonance is set as none at 0 and full at 1, such that the filter rings infinitely at 1 and not at all at 0. If there is a two-pole resonant bandpass filter, ...
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whats the difference between a cascaded band pass filter and a normal band pass filter (Audio visualizer)

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab currently im building an audio visualizer i would like to know what is the difference between a cascaded 2nd order band pass filter ...
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components used to make a butterworth filter

I doing some amateur radio experimentation and want to create a bandpass filter. I believe that a Butterworth filter would be good because it has a flat frequency response in the pass band. My center ...
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Band Pass Filter Equivalent Components

I am designing a very simple first-order RC band pass filter with cutoff frequencies \$f_l = 0.5 MHz\$ and \$f_h = 4.5MHz\$. I have it pictured below (I'm using 5Spice): This filter acts the way I ...
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I need to design a bandpass filter by cascading passive high pass filter and passive low pass filter

I have a low pass filter with 3db cut off frequency of 200Hz and a high pass passive filter with 3db cut off frequency of 2kHz. I need to design a cascaded band pass filter which will isolate ...
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Band Pass Filter for musical note separation

I have a school project that i need to separate musical notes with filters at least i thought that i can do it with band pass filter, here are the results These are the resistor and capacitor values ...
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Quality factor limit for 2nd order RC passive band-pass filter

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I'm designing a 2nd Order passive RC band-pass filter and found that the quality factor is given by: \$Q=\frac{\sqrt{C_1C_2R_1R_2}}{...
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Loss due to impedance matching in a filter

I have a quite basic question, after starting to re-read some RF theory. If a voltage source has a resistance of 50 ohms, and the equivalent impedance of a connected bandpass filter and its load are ...
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Impedance calculation

How can I calculate this band-pass filter input impedance? I know from the datasheet that the Ri and the R0 of the ampop are 2M\$\Omega\$ and 75 \$\Omega\$ and the Gain at the central frequency is 30 ...
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Natural frequencies of a bandpass filter

I have the following frequency transform used to design a low-pass prototype out of a bandpass specification mask: $$\omega=\frac{\omega_0}{B}\left(\frac{\omega'}{\omega_0}-\frac{\omega_0}{\omega'}\...
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How to calculate the gain of a RLC tank filter?

I'm supposed to create a passive bandpass filter to select a reasonably sinusoidal 750 Hz signal from a 250 Hz square wave. Since we have very limited choices for the inductor (0.03 H) and capacitor ...
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Determine by the order of transfer function what kind of filter

How can I determine by looking at the following tranfer function, that is this the transfer function of a band-pass filter: $$\frac{1}{as^3+bs^2+cs+1}$$
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Is it possible to filter a frequency?

I have built and tested an active band pass filter, with the intention of creating a speed detector, whose lower and upper cut off frequencies are 48 Hz and 1591 Hz respectively. During testing I ...
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What bandpass Q factor do I want for 12dB/octave roll off?

Sorry for what may be a dumb question. I'm used to thinking about low and high pass filters in terms of db/octave (e.g. 6db for passive RC filter). Whats the equivalent Q factor for a bandpass ...
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LC band pass filter

I'm looking at implementing an LC bandpass filter, where I want upper and lower cut off frequencies to be 1254 Hz and 48 Hz respectively. Based on the pictures I've added - from http://www.radio-...