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What is the meaning of my fourier transform results?

I've been experimenting with Fourier transforms, and I'd like to understand some of the results I'm seeing. I've written a simulator which generates a data stream of length 1/120 seconds, sampled at ...
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Jumping from microcontroller to DSPs

I have been using microcontroller like ARM Cortex M4 32bit based microcontrollers. Now I am thinking to move towards DSPs, but I really don't know how things work in Processors and DSPs, I mean in ...
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Digital guitar effect / DSP [closed]

I have to design and create a MCU device as a project for my university. I would like to create a real-time digital guitar effect, which should have a decent sound quality. I don't have any real ...
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What is the best practice to measure 3 phase grid voltage using a dsp chip for synchronization?

I want to measure the current grid voltage to synchronize a dc power supply with the grid using an inverter. Now I'm particularly interested in finding noise and harmonic information about the grid ...
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Sampling frequency range of an discrete signal

Is it possible to detect each and every frequency above the nyquist frequency? Or this can be also discrete Thank you.
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What are good microcontrollers available today? [closed]

I have experience with assembly and C programming for microcontrollers, but I'm not familiar with the various MCU and DSP families offered by today's companies. (eg: Texas Instruments, Atmel, Renesas) ...
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Can I implement a FM Radio Rx on the the Spartan 3E kit?

Can I implement a FM Radio Rx on the the Spartan 3E kit? Starting Problems I am facing- How do I interface the Antenna with the Spartan 3E kit? Implementing the A/D converter.
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Distinguishing between FIR and IIR filters from transform function

I was good at this but unfortunately I have forgot almost everything... So the question is what are the steps to tell if a transform function is for IIR or FIR filter: $$H(z) = \frac{z^3+5z^2+3z+1}{...
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IF signal amplify without delay

I have a RF Frontend that has an 4 IF signal output (2 I channel and 2 Q channel from 2 receiving anettans). Each channel of the IF has a signal rangining from 1.5V to 3.5V with a DC offset of 2.5V. ...
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How to program DSP inside ADAU1772 codec?

I have read ADAU1772 audio codec datasheet but there is no information about internal DSP's instruction set and how to program it. There is a guide for evaluation board with ADAU1772 but I do not have ...
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TSP65070 and OMAP 1V8 pull up to 2.7V

I want to use the TPS65070, the power solution for DSP to power the OMAP L138, but i read in the errata sheet of the OMAP L138 OMAP L138 Errata page 25 that the 1V8 power supply can pull up to 2.7V ...
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16-bit or 24-bit converters?

I wanna build some DSP effects on, for example STM32F4 processor, with frequency 96 or 192 KHz. Are 16-bit converters (ADC and DAC) enough for that kind of operation? Can I hear a diffrence when ...
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Is there an audio amplifier chip or circuit that amplifies certain amplitudes in a signal less or more than other amplitudes?

Like for instance, that would amplify on an exponential curve where the lower amplitudes get the maximum amplification and the highest amplitudes would get no amplification? Is there an analog chip ...
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how to determine the probability the two signals are equivalent

I am new to electronic engineering and DSP. I have this orignal signal matrix [X1,Y1] . . . . [Xn,Yn] and then it goes through series of transformation. It can be rotation/shift_bit/or whatever ...
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DSP Cutoff vs Sampling frequency question on low pass filter

Is it unrealistic to have a 125 MHz sampling rate with a cutoff frequency of 5 Hz? I downloaded a few filter programs and used their methods and it seems that even with thousands of taps it still ...
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analog signal in sample and hold circuit [closed]

if an analogue signal is sampled at a rate of 11.025 kHz and the acquisition time of the sampler is 10 micro sec .how much time is available for quantization and digitization?
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How do I calculate needed pixel clock frequency?

If I want to have a resolution of X * Y pixels, updating in frequency f. How do I calculate the pixel clock speed? Example: 1280 x 1024 @ 85Hz usually have a pixel clock of 157.5 MHz, but how do I ...
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Mapping signal dynamic range

I would like to transform a signal that has fluctuations between 1.8-1.9V (for example) to be in the range of -1V to 1V. Essentially, run it through a linear transformation [ \$y'= (y-a) \cdot b\$ ] ...
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Low Pass IIR filter attenuating all frequencies

I am trying to make a Low pass IIR filter in dsPIC(dsPIC33FJ12MC202) using mikroC compiler. I have generated filter coefficients using Filter Design Tool. My filter specifications are as follows: LPF, ...
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getting started fpga video processing? [closed]

Hi i am a electrical engineering student first year since we study only microcontrollers and processors I have decided to learn more about fpga (I have a little experience with spartan 3e vhdl) . My ...
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How to interface PWM output from a microcontroller with power MOSFET?

How to interface PWM output from a dsPIC30F6012 microcontroller with power MOSFET TrenchFET like SiE818DF? I want use PWM to control the brightness of the LEDs. Four PWM channels, one PWM per channel. ...
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Suggestions for a simple microcontroller [closed]

Please suggest a simple digital solution for an equalizer implementation. I am not looking for any feature heavy DSP based IC, since my application only requires some minor adjustments on the bass and ...
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What is the relation between delay of a digital FIR filter and step response of it?

My question is indicated in the title: What is the relation between delay of a digital FIR filter and step response of it? Is the delay equal to the stablization time of the step response of the FIR?
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Would oversampling reduce in-band signal noise floor?

I understand that oversampling will reduce quantization noise floor. Would oversampling also reduce the noise floor of the noises in band of interest? *******EDIT 20150320********* The correct ...
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how to calculate Hermitian Toeplitz system of equations on fpga in vhdl

I'm trying to write vhdl code to solve the Hermitian Toeplitz system of equations (solving for the A's). ...
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Plotting phase of frequency response

I have a question on part A) iii Here is what I have so far What I know is to get the overall phase you have to add the phases of the two frequency response H1 and H2, but I don't know how to get ...
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Help understanding 60 Hz low pass filter behavior in oscilloscope

I have been testing this circuit in simulation which is supposed to be a low pass 60Hz filter, as far as i am concerned the simulation works as intended in simulation starts filtering frequencies ...
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RMS calculation of signal with high crest factor up to 10 MHz

I'm attempting to measure the RMS of an AC signal with a crest factor of up to 10, at frequencies of up to 10 MHz. From my brief research I can see many ICs that work well above 100 MHz (designed for ...
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frequency doubler on fpga

is it in general possible to implement a frequency doubler completely on FPGA? I saw some implementations on google by delaying the input and XORing it with the original. But they also say that this ...
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Frequency Detection Circuit Design

I want to create a circuit that can detect audio frequencies and flash RGB LEDs different colors depending on the detected frequency. The frequency range will be from 20 Hz to 12 kHz, after looking at ...
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Check for change in input

I have a problem checking for the change in input, that is when A changes value x changes state. where a is an N-bit input and "x" is a single bit out
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FFT Beat Detection Circuit

I have for over a year now tried to figure out both the electronic aspect and the software aspect of my project. I have somewhat successfully managed to make the overall idea to work, the bumps I ...
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Sigma Studio, booting DSP in assembly.

I am currently working with ADAU 1772 Audio Codec. Since the Evaluation Board from Analog Devices is rather expensive for me, I decided to create my own programmer using FPGA. I am trying to boot DSP ...
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Sampling: how to determine a “good” sampling rate based on a given filter

I assume that the sampling rate is w_s = 2w_max if we have an ideal low-pass filter that nulls frequencies whose absolute value is higher than that of w_max. Therefore, that the only reason for ...
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Efficient spike detecting Microprocessor or DSP architecture

I am looking for microcontroller or DSP (or its architectures) which are efficient in terms of power as well as performance in detecting spikes. I want to run an algorithm which detects spikes and ...
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Finding a DTFT of a signal

I'm trying to figure out what's the DTFT of \$ (-1)^nx[n]\$. (I'm given the DTFT of \$x[n]\$) So I tried this, but I can't figure out how to proceed from here, if this is even correct. Any help and ...
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How to stretch high frequency digital signals (e.g., MIDI) into the audio range

I'm curious about the possibility of sonifying MIDI data, which has a bitrate of 31250. The range of human hearing extends to about 20kHz, which means that the fastest bits of the signal would lie ...
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What is limp mode in PLL?

What does limp mode mean in this sentence below? Make sure the PLL is not running in limp mode.
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Lack of bass with higher sampling rates

I'm trying the ADAU1701 (from Analog Devices) with an external SPDIF receiver (TI's DIX9211). I've noticed that if I change the sampling rate, the amount of bass at my device's output changes. The ...
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TIVA C series launchpads for arduino programmers

I have bought a Tiva C series Launchpad TM4C1294NCPDT by TI and wish to do a project on face recognition. I will soon get a DSP EVM by TI, but still confused which one to choose (MAY be the one with ...
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How to select ADC resolution, considering input signal SNR and digital signal processing?

What I knew: The ADC resolution selection depends on the ADC inherent noise and input signal SNR. Our application: Very high precision measurement of signals ranging 1kHz to 10kHz. We want to get as ...
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Digital signal controller with GNU toolchain?

Does any manufacturer offer a digital signal controller (which basically means a microcontroller with some DSP functionality like a MAC instruction and other stuff) to which I could compile software ...
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DSP - practical even or odd functions

Signals can be classified as even, odd, or a neither - in which case they can be broken up into their even and odd components. Theoretically its all very nice to be able to say that yes that function ...
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Cascading Low Pass Filter Parameters

I'm trying to implement two cascaded low pass filters in a software application so that I can smooth out a potentially volatile data set. Based on the incoming data, I want a signal to be turned on/...
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Looking for OP-Amp with good rail to rail performance, 5V to 0V [closed]

There are thousands of OP-Amps on Farnell's website, so I thought asking the stack-exchange community might be a good idea. I am looking for an OP-Amp for use in my project. I currently have an OP-...
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Integrated audio DSP with free tools?

(Intro here, you can skip this for the actual question) As a hobby project I'm building an audio amplifier. It'll be the amp for my "home theater". I only have a small room so there's no room for 5.1 ...
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Image processing hardware options

My imaging system currently produces a stream of digitized video data at 10Msps. That is, parallel 12bit ADC output at 10MHz. The next step is to collect the data in 1024*1024 chunks and perform image ...
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The meaning of Cross and Auto Correlation Matrices

I have to make some system where I have an input signal (i) and and feedback signal (f) and from this I create a autocorrelation Matrix (ACM) where ACM = i*i and cross-correlation vector (XCV) where ...
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Signal power and perceived volume

With a couple of friends I am designing a synthesizer on an altera FPGA (cyclone II, the one on the DE2 board). We almost wrapped it up nicely but there's a problem that bugs us. The synth can ...
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Transfering audio data between two DSP's, clock sync problem

I have a system with two DSP modules. The audio is routed from DSP1 to DSP2 and then back to DSP1, which in turn immediately sends it to DAC. It's a high-quality stereo sound at 44.1KHz. This is a ...