Questions tagged [diagram]

Plan, sketch, drawing, graph or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works.

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Which way to draw diode in a circuit diagram

Im having a bit of trouble drawing a circuit with a diode in. I know the current flows from negative to positive, but convention says that current goes from positive to negative. When drawing a ...
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Wiring diagram for USB-C to USB-A cable?

I make USB cables (USB-A to Mini or Micro primarily), but don't have any experience with USB-C. I would like to create a cable that has a USB-A (2.0) connector on one end, and a USB-C connector on the ...
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Program to draw pinouts (and easily visualize pin's multiplexed functions)

Documenting an electronics project is also an important task if it will be used by someone else other than the hardware designer(s). Right now I need to draw a diagram for a breakout board in order to ...
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What does a two overlapping circles symbol mean in an electrical schematic/diagram?

In the datasheet for a A3503 Hall Effect Sensor, I saw a circuit diagram labeled 'Functional Block Diagram', and it shows a symbol I have not seen before. It's shown here between 3 - Output and 2 - ...
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Use of ground symbols in circuit diagrams

In this question is the following diagram for a voltage booster intended for small battery powered devices The TPS61200 spec says GND is control/logic ground and PGND is power ground but this isn't ...
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How can I build a micro USB hub?

EDIT: @EugeneSh. I ment how can I build a hub Double edit: Sorry everyone, I mentioned how can I build a USB hub... I'm looking to build a very small USB Y splitter for my Nexus 7 2nd Gen so it has ...
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Differences between TVS diode and Zener diodes, in diagrams and in practice?

I have been looking at circuit protection using TVS and Zener diodes. I have seen the following symbols used to represent TVS diodes in circuit diagrams: simulate this circuit – Schematic ...
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How to set up load sensor in a full bridge with amplifier?

I I'm somewhat new to electronics so forgive me for what I don't know. I'm learning as I go along here. The overall project is I'm trying to make a scale connected to an arduino board that will ...
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What does this circuit symbol mean? (Circle with horizontal line through it)

I came across the following symbol in a datasheet (functional block diagram on page 8). What does it mean? For future searchers, the symbol is a circle with a horizontal line (diameter) through it. ...
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Newbie: resistor and capacitor symbols meaning

I found a project I'm interested in on the Internet ( http://linnix.com/udip/ ). However, I'm a total beginner to electronics, and I'm not sure about the values of the elements as described in the ...
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What is this symbol with a uF rating? Some type of capacitor?

This circuit diagram has a symbol I've been unable to identify, which I've indicated with a stylish green arrow. I'm guessing some sort of capacitor based on the uF ...
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Diagram symbol I've never seen

So my buddy brought me his Kawasaki Ninja service manual and asked me what this symbol is - sort of looks like part of a diode with a box instead of a line and is half shaded. I've tried looking it up ...
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Wiring a GY-521 to an Arduino Uno R3?

I am searching for a non-technical picture or diagram or explicit textual instructions explaining how to wire a GY-521 Accelerometer/Gyro to an Arduino Uno R3. I am a software developer and need ...
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Understanding the circuit diagram on a filter

I have a filter that has these on it: Funk-Entstörfilter Drossel 250V~2A HPF F11.180/4 8.84 W Germany 565-3 I also added a picture. In the picture, ...
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How Do Batteries Behave In Series-Parallel (Verify)

Hi I am confused about How batteries behave in series and parallel. I read online and saw that as you stack more batteries in series, the voltage adds together and the mA's stay the same, and if you ...
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Confusion with interpreting a functional safety diagram of a motor driver

I have a problem with interpreting the functional safety diagram of a servo motor driver. It has a long manual here but I will present the parts I'm stuck at. The minimum basic requirement for safety ...
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Diagram shows four wires coming from my two wire power supply, what am I missing?

Completely new to electronics and I’m trying to follow a blog post to wire up a linear actuator to a dpdt relay and photocell. I’m stuck, because the diagram I’m following is showing a total of 4 ...
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2N7000 connection diagram

I need a simple diagram showing me how to switch 12V LEDs with a 2N7000 using an Arduino. My experience is moderate, but a simple diagram should get me started. To summarize I want to switch 12V with ...