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Questions tagged [dsp]

DSP stands for Digital Signal Processing or Digital Signal Processor.

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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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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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Best Approach Methods for Signal Processing

I'm looking for some advice, I am hoping one of the many forum experts could help me with some advice on the sampling and processing of signals. I am using an STM32F4 processor with 12 bit ADC and DSP ...
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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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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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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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How to configure Coide to use DSP library for STM32f3?

I am struggling to use the DSP library provided by ST for my STM32f3 discovery board. I am using Coide. I started by including arm_math.h since all the DSP library files refer to it. I am getting ...
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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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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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Why do we need transforms (Fourier, Laplace, Z and wavelet etc.) for a signal to analyse?

Why do we need transforms (Fourier, Laplace, Z and wavelet etc.) for a signal to analyse? Is it necessary for practical calculations and analysis?
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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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Is it possible to create an IIR filter in an FPGA that's clocked at the sample frequency?

This question is about implementing a IIR filter in a FPGA with DSP slices, with very specific criteria. Lets say you're making a filter with no forward taps and only 1 reverse tap, with this ...
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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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VHDL: Using '*' operator when implementing multipliers in design

Present day FPGAs have built in DSP blocks, the latest FPGAs even have built in IEEE-754 compliant floating point units. It is possible to create DSP entity/module using a GUI after selecting the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Why does frequency equal k/K where k=0,…, K-1 in Discrete Fourier Transform?

I totally can't understand why f = k/K. What does k, K means, respectively?. I really want to know what they actually indicate in real world. Or, please give me an example. I spent 2 days night but ...
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Is this DSP sinewave inverter a marketing hype?

There are some companies in my country(India) which try to sell inverters for home marketing in the name of DSP Sinewave Inverter and claim are superior to normal sinewave inverters. I am trying to ...
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IIr filter layout to formula problems

I am trying to create the formula for this layout but I have the feeling that I made a mistake. The formula that I have at the moment is: Can someone tell me if this is correct?
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HDMI microcontroller / DSP tutorial

I know a little bit about microcontrollers. I want to first say this question will be over my head but I'd like to do the project anyway... I want to have a HDMI input, add effects to the sound, then ...
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Can I connect an ADC directly to a DAC?

I'm planning to do some audio DSP soon but I would like to know if I can connect an ADC directly to a DAC without a processor in the chain. My main reason is to test preamp circuitry. I would like ...
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Poor man's equalizer with a few digital bandpass filters - how to overlap band edges

I am trying to implement an equalizer in an FPGA. It's not hifi or anything so 3 or 4 bands should cut it. So I have a low, band, and high pass filter covering the entire voice spectrum (0-4kHz in ...
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PIC32: How to use DSP Library?

I am using a Microstick II Board with the included PIC32MX250F128B and I would like to perform real-time audio processing. I use an analog input to get the input sound and a PWM output, in combination ...
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How many periods of a periodic signal are required to properly determine magnitude?

I have a pure sinusoidal test function. I am trying to determine the magnitude of the response through my circuit very soon after powering up with circuit. If I am using a 1kHz test signal, I only ...
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STM32F4 - Digital Signal Processing ( DSP )

At this website, I have read that STM32F4 microcontrollers have DSP instructions. To quote: It also implements a full set of DSP instructions I am beginning to learn embedded C programming with ...
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Barker code autocorrelation

How do you auto correlate the following Barker code? I tried to use the formula on Wikipedia's page but it did not make sense to me. +1, +1, -1, +1
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FFT of first N samples of signal? [closed]

Suppose if their are M samples in x(t) out of which I compute FFT of only first N samples of x(t), then the computed X[k] does this represent frequency component of first N samples or what I am doing ...
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Band-pass filter confusion

I'm having trouble understanding the concept of a Band-pass filter. Not, that I have the following signal (in the frequency domain): What I essentially need to do is remove the noise and only keep ...
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When can FPGA's be used and Microcontrollers/DSPs not?

I have to choose between a course on advanced microcontrollers and a course on advanced FPGA's. I have had introductory courses in both subjects, and what troubles me now is that I am already pretty ...
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What can the dsPIC do which the humble PIC microcontroller cannot do?

I have not used a DSP chip as of yet. All I know is that their architecture is such that they can carry out calculations quite fast, usually within a clock cycle, they have multiply-accumulate ...
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Convert (-4 to 4v) from sensor to 0-3.3v [duplicate]

Can you show me how can I make a schematic to convert signal voltage from sensor to ADC module of DSP. Sensor : -4 to 4 voltage DSP ADC: 0 to 3.3 voltage. Thank you,
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Is there a way to build a software defined radio using the PC's DSP chip? [closed]

I'm looking to build a radio controller for a few DIY robots and was wondering if anyone knew of a way to utilize the onboard DSP in PC's as a SDR. The reasoning for this direction is I remember ...
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Digital Filtering [closed]

Lets say I have an audio signal and want to filter out anything below 100 Hertz. At first, I would think of a high-pass filter. A simple capacitor could do the job, but there are going to still be ...
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Z-Transform Initial Value Theorem

I have a small understanding of how to solve limits to infinity for regular rational equations, but I'm unsure of how to apply this to the Z-Transform initial value theorem. The equation is: \$ \lim_{...
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Dedicated digital filter

I have built a DDS (0-80MHz) with an FPGA (XC3S400) that I can program it for making almost any wave form (limited frequency by the wave form complexity). After weeks of struggling with making a ...
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How can I high pass (DSP) filter a low frequency signal without introducing lag?

I need to high pass filter a signal, and my design just isn't cutting it. The part that's making it tricky is that I can't tolerate lag. I am sampling at 20Hz, the signal I care about is 1/12 to 1/...
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What limits system clock in MCU? How high can I go?

I'd like to produce PWM outputs at f_PWM ~= 100kHz and I'd like to connect the ADC to sample at least once during each high-time interval of the PWM output. Everything in my configuration of these ...