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Questions tagged [configuration]

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Why always in communication protocols R/W configuration,Reading is configured by “1” and writing by “0”? [closed]

when a microcontroller communicates with another one via one of the communication protocols there is a configuration bit in a control register to choose whether to send(write) or receive(read) this ...
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USB descriptor error on WIndows 10 - An invalid parameter was passed to a service or function

I have a USB 2.0 peripheral device based on an STM32 development board with hand-crafted code in C. This device works when connected to a Windows 7 computer but fails when connected to a Windows 10 ...
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Is there an exponentiation configuration for MOSFETs or Opamps?

I am working on a problem that can be made really simple if the output of the transistor were to be a fixed power of the input. For ex., if the input is 8 V and power is 0.333, then the output voltage ...
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Altera has created EPCS and EPCQ devices, can only these be used to store FPGA configuration data?

FPGA configuration data must be stored in external non-volatile memory. Can we use just any flash memory or only specific types? What about EEPROMs or any other nonvolatile memory device? Edit: I am ...
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Get more AS-attached flash chip information from ALTASMI

I am playing with the attaching various configuration flash devices to the Altera Cyclone 3. In particular, I want to replace EPCS16 (2MB) with W25Q128 (16MB) - for both size and cost reasons. Is ...
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BJT (Common-Collector Configuration)

As we know that for the transistor to operate in the active mode, it should have emitter-base junction as forward bias and collector base junction as reverse bias. So the common-collector ...
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Pin strength configuration

Please, help me understand the specsheet on page 2-22. The table says that 3.3V standard supports 12mA drive strength, but there is also a "software" defined strength. What is it? There is also a "...
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Taking Quizbowl buzzers and connecting to a computer

Recently I Bought quizbowl buzzers from buzzersystems.com and the buzzers i received use an rca cable. If you did not know basically, when you click a button, it sends a signal to a box which ...
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Schematic configurations in SolidWorks Electrical

SolidWorks can use design tables to generate multiple versions of the same schematic. This allows you to draw the most complicated version you can think of and use it to generate many other versions ...
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Error when using debugging under Atollic TrueStudio / STM32

I'm using STM32F103C8T6 Atollic TrueStudio STLink2.1 Error I get when debugging: Debug configuration set in TrueStudio: What worked before was in SW4STM32/Eclipse, with the following settings. I ...
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Why is such amplifier configuration chosen for HB100 microwave sensor?

For HB100 microwave sensor module, I don't quite understand how this amplifier works and why it's been chosen instead of something simpler, such as two inverting or non-inverting op-amps. What can see ...
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Calculate Collector Voltage In Collector feedback bias Configuration

I've tried using KVL and KCL but I always end up with two or more variables, and I've got another question, how can I know if this transistor is in the saturation region?
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Why is the order of these serial components changing the current flowing? (Keithley 236)

I have an electronics setup I'm using for research purposes. I'm having some strange behavior so I've tried to boil it down to the simplest working example. Most basically, a voltage is being applied ...
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MPLABX + XC8 + Proteus 12F683 Configuration Word problem

I use MPLABX + XC8 with Proteus to simulate PIC designs. It usually works fine...but I recently tried to use a 12F683 part and I get an MPLABX message "ERROR writing to CONFIG_MEM". I think the ...
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Transmit and receive data with nrf24l01

I have little bit problem to transmit and receive data with nrf24l01. I use spi communication to communicate my MCU and nrf24l01. My spi communication is working. But i cannot receive any data from ...
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usb to rs232 serial communication

I have to configure my rs232 to device(transmitter) using usb to serial communication. I have tried with usb to rs232 cable and connect the transmitter 6 pins to the db9 connector but it did not work. ...
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Embedding python interpreter in the TM4c1294XL

I have a python file that I want to run on the board. Hence I want to embed the python interpreter (written in C) in the board. I managed to write separate C project that runs the Python file. It ...
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Cost of expandable memory [closed]

Given two computers: Has X gigabytes of RAM, that's the amount it ships with and that's all it will ever have, it can be designed around that number in whatever way is most efficient, solder chips ...
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Alternatives to a classic DIP switch

I'm looking for a part that enables a user to frequently change a configuration. Right now I'm utilizing a SMD DIP switch connected to an I2C I/O expander. What bothers me is the large footprint of ...
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Configure Serial with registers on STM32l073RZ

I'm trying to configure the Serial of my STM32L073RZ with registers to send datas on the PA_9 pin. Currently I have this script ...
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Can I run my Nios II from program in SRAM or SDRAM, how?

Is there a "standard" (Altera supported) method to run my Nios II from off chip memory like SRAM or SDRAM? Since the design is in prototype stages, it means that I am using JTAG for configuration and ...
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What is the effect of remapping ports on a USB hub

I'm using the USB2517 for a project. It's a seven port hub, and I'm using six of them. I'm working through the config settings, and I'm stumped by the port remap registers. The datasheet gives the ...
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Begin programming using audio signals

I recently purchased a Amcrest ProHD IP2M-841W 1080P camera where the initial configuration is done over some kind of audio signal, a companion app for mobile phones which, at the end of the ...
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AtTiny85 analog / digital pin configuration order in setup

Bug in compiler or what ever? Simplified circuitry there is 2 LEDs and 1 analog input. LED connected to pin PB1 lights very dim when output is high. It seems that output has been configured to high ...
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All possible BJT circuits relating to polarity

The BJT can operate in 4 different modes/zones since there are two voltages on it: Active mode Inverse/Reverse active mode Saturation mode Cut-off mode Because Emitter and Collector junctions can ...
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FPGA Configuration Flash as General Purpose Memory After Boot

I am currently working on a system with a Spartan-6 FPGA and have a need for some low volumes of non-volatile memory to be used during system operation. My question is, since I have a relatively ...
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Combine a vhdl and verilog configuration file

I'm trying to create a simple proof of concept regarding the configuration of our testbench (binding the correct entities to components/modules). The structure is as follows: top(VHDL entity) --...
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How do I work out the pin configuration of this crossfader with a multimeter?

I got this crossfader out of an old DJ mixer. I want to use it in an electronics project of my own design. It's got 4 pins - which I presume are 2 x input, 1 x output and 1 x ground. Using my Fluke ...
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Separate calibration values from program

I am working on a device with an internal pump. Due to small differences in the pump's motor speed, I have to calibrate the pump. The result is a value between 0 and 1 (PWM duty cycle). The PWM is ...
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LMR16030 voltage regulator circuit

I am trying to set up a circuit to use the LMR16030 buck regulator to step down 60V to 9V. I bought the Powergood version and I'm not sure how to connect the power good pin. As you can see in the ...
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LMR16030 voltage regulator pin configuration [duplicate]

I just bought a HSOIC-8 LMR16030 and have tried to plugged it in my circuit but didn't manage to make it work. I'm thinking this might be due to me misunderstanding the pin configuration. What are the ...
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Is there a standard way to build a configurable circuit topology mesh using mechanical or solid state relays (or/and other components)?

Preamble: The motivation is to build a hybrid analog/digital computer this is reconfigurable (the topology of the opapms, resistors, capacitors, adders are all wired automatically -- without human ...
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Wrong pin configuration of LM317 and LM337

I have a problem with the circuit i was given it seems that i made my circuit connection wrong. the pinconguration of LM317 and LM337 are on the left picture with 1-2-3 while i am suppose to connect ...
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Xilinx Programming FPGA from SPI Flash without JTAG

I'm trying to be able to configure my FPGA by loading the configuration into the flash memory. I am able to write to the SPI flash through an ethernet interface, so I think it would be possible to ...
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Altera FPGA Configuration using Flash

During my current PCB design using Altera FPGA, I happened to come across knowledge that Altera EPCS devices are to be used for FPGA configuration. After further research, I realized the same job can ...
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Dahlander winding: Does the voltage rating change between connections?

From my understanding, "normal" motors in delta/wye connection, have rated interphase voltage of 220V in delta, 380V in wye. But how about Dahlander motors? These are motors that are built to achieve ...
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What actually happens when we set direction on GPIOs in controllers ?

Generally, while working on GPIO pins of any controller/device, we set the directions for the GPIO pins. Let's say in LPC2148(ARM7 core) controller, we have IODIR to configure the direction of Pin. We ...
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Where are details regarding peripheral configuration for STM32 controllers in datasheets?

I have recently begun working more with STM32 processors coming from the more simple Atmel 8bit variety. The Atmel datasheets are very nicely laid out -- specifically speaking to how they provide ...
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Is it possible to get an exponential capacitance curve from coded dip switch

I have a capacitor that controls frequency for a specialty IC with the relationship \$F \propto 1/C\$ I want to be able to get a number of frequencies in evenly spaced intervals. Currently I have a ...
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FPGA + SRAM - floating inputs of SRAM during configuration of FPGA

I'm connecting SRAM to FPGA (Spartan 6). During configuration and during periods when FPGA will be down (for example I would like to turn off FPGA when external flash will be programmed by uC) address ...
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Can not keep pin LOW during FPGA configuration

I would like to have a control signal that stays low all the time and goes hi only when I tell it to. Initializing the pin in the entity does not seem to set the value to zero (xc6slx25-3ftg256): <...
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Why are T-Filters better than L-Filters?

I was watching a beginners video about electronic filters. In that video, the presenter shows the same filter (same inductance and capacitance values) configured as an "L-Filter" and a "T-Filter" as ...
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How to change Bluetooth music receiver's name and other settings using a serial converter (or otherwise) [closed]

I'm rather new to electronics but I have a fundamental grasp of the general concepts. I'm not very fluent, however, on the workings of specific devices as of yet (internally, I mean; inside their ...
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FPGA; reconfigure from SPI flash

I have designed a Xilinx Spartan-6 PCI card with SPI configuration interface (please check Figure 2-12 of ug380.pdf user guide). I can program the serial flash through JTAG cable, I can also modify/...
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Hall Sensor NJK-5002-C Configuraion

Here is the link to the sensor I am talking about. Now the problem is that according to the label it has as shown, it says that Brown wire goes to V+, Blue wire to V- and the Black wire goes to Signal....
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Class J RF Power Amplifier

What is a Class-J Amplifier configuration? Does it work in a push-pull configuration similar to an A/B? How is it physically different to an A/B? Where can I see a basic schematic? I have read ...
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Different pin assignment for same regulator

I got 2 samples of LP2905CZ (TO-92) voltage regulator. First sample is made by TI and second on by On Semiconductor. Links of the datasheets: On Semiconductor TI Due to ignorance, I just read the ...
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What are input/output buffers for pads?

As an embedded software engineer I am familiar with "application-level" (if I may call them) pads configuration, such as; function (GPIO, i2c, etc), direction (input or output), active high or low, ...
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Why would an audio circuit output through two caps like this?

I'm studying a circuit that is based on a clone of the Apple Mockingboard from way back when. Being new to EE, the first thing that struck me as odd is why the ...
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Question about common emitter configuration?

The configuration of the common emitter amplifier is one resistor at the emitter, on resistor at the collector, two bias resistors at the base as shown in this picture : I saw this new configuration, ...