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An error is the unwanted operation of an electrical / electronic component or system resulting from malfunctions. Use this tag if you have something that doesn't work as it should, or doesn't work at all.

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Why does the dynamic error of a low pass filter decrease when adding a load at the output?

I have this anti-aliasing low pass filter where R = 100Ω and C = 3.62μF. When the input has a frequency of 50Hz, Vin(t) = sin(2π*50t), I have worked out the dynamic error and found that the maximum ...
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adapter to correct wrong pins DFN 10

I had some boards made and assembled, but made a mistake with a DFN 10 part, and reversed two pins in the layout. How do I fix it? Should I remove the part and create and insert an adapter board to ...
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STM8 Programming Error using STVD

I am using a STM8S105C6T6 in one of my application and I am facing problem while programming it. Software used: STVD version 4.3.12 Compiler: Cosmic CXSTM8 Special Edition 4.5.1 (Free 1yr License ...
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Follow-Up: LTSpice “Error:undefined symbol in:” problem

Thanks to those who have provided helpful answers on the original post. I've tried @Ernesto 's suggestions, but I must not be implementing them correctly as I'm still receiving similar errors. Please ...
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Quartus Prime Lite: Error (209053): Unexpected error in JTAG server — error code 35 and Error 202940 Can't access JTAG chain with SSH

Today I received a Terasic USB Blaster and I want to program an Altera 10M04SCE144C8G FPGA. I am using the Intel Quartus Prime 20.1.1 Lite Edition installed in Ubuntu 20.04. This FPGA has already been ...
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How to light sleep ESP8266 (RTOS SDK)

I am developing a data logger with ESP8266 using RTOS SDK and that needs light sleep to be implemented. From this official programming guide (page-36) I have used the following code with the latest ...
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How does the 4th satellite in GPS know the time offset?

Going through the working of GPS technology, I came to know that at least 4 satellites must be visible to solve for the location with considerable accuracy. Going through most of the resources, I can ...
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LDO - DC Accuracy Error Calculation (Datasheet vs Theoretical question)

I'm looking at calculating the DC Accuracy of a couple LDOs and came across some good resources - but I'm having trouble linking their example calculations to the "real world." [TI LDO] ...
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LTSpice error: Time step too small

I am trying to simulate the Buck Converter LM22676 from TI for a 5V output. But LTSpice shows an error saying that the time step is too small when I try to run a transient analysis. Can someone please ...
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Why is my EEPROM not working?

I have a 24FC01, 1 kbit EEPROM on my board. The SDA and SCL lines are pulled up to 3.3V through two 2k resistors. I'm using a STM32F407 MCU to read and write data to the EEPROM. Using the HAL ...
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Is measurement uncertainty 2 times standard deviation or 2 times standard error?

Textbooks and online sources often say the industry standard for uncertainty is given at a confidence interval of 95 %. This means out of 100 measurements, 95 would achieve the specified value and ...
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How are equations (transfer functions) and the uncertainties for sensors found?

Does anyone have a good: book / link / resource which describes from the ground up how to find an equation / transfer function and the accompanying uncertainties for sensors? I am looking for ...
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How many standard deviations is Sensor / Component Uncertainty (+/- X) given in?

For example a resistor of 1kohm with uncertainty of +/- 1%, does this mean in 68% of cases = 1 standard deviation, the resistance will vary by +/- 1%, or does it mean in 95% of cases = 2 standard ...
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How to calculate measurement error in a voltage divider?

I'm trying to calculate the measurement uncertainty of the voltage represented by the ADC in +/- V or % of a voltage measured across R2 of a voltage divider. What would be the general way to tackle ...
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Help with possible errors on LM306 datasheet circuit diagram

Not sure if this diagram has some errors like missing nodes at wire crossing. There is an obvious one at a T-intersection but also I circled in red a couple other locations where nodes might be ...
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How to calculate measurement error in an exponentially non-linear sensor? (self made pressure sensor)

I'm trying to calculate the measurement error from a home-made pressure sensor which I have in a voltage divider circuit. It has the same negative exponential non-linear resistance characteristics as ...
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How do I resolve the following error “Verify failed. [ Pgm ] at 0x0, expected 0x00002805, got 0x00002807” in MPLAB X IDE

I recently decided to get into learning how to develop embedded systems, using MPLAB X IDE and literature available on microcontrollers. The vast majority of which referenced the PIC16F84 and as such ...
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Errors in VHDL code

The VHDL code was written by me for a 4-bit PIPO DFF register. I have been encountering some errors when i did so. Kindly check the code and errors below. ...
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i2c : When writing to Slave Read 255 seen on bus

I am using Renesas RH850 controller in which I am writing 48 byte of data to slave device (Ublox IC) over i2c every 100ms and sometimes I can see 255 in between my data transfer which results in ...
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Laser-Doppler Velocimetry. Math/measurment problem

My team of 3 were tasked to measure the speed of a disc with a small hole on it using laser-doppler velocimetry (measurement and sensor technology class). After doing the measurments and writing them ...
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SIM 7600ei AT command error while sending GET request

I am using the SIM7600ei module with a 4g LTE Sim. I am successfully able to get the IP address. ...
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Issue with circuit board implementing temperature circuit

I have not got a lot of experience with PCBs, but I have moved a breadboard circuit to a PCB and I am seeing an issue. The objective of the board is to sense temperature. When the circuit is on the ...
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VHDL Aggregate on Left Side of Assignment : Error in Simulator

I'm designing a counter with a combinational carry out (not registered). To do this I have a concurrent assignment to create the unregistered sum with carry by extending the unsigned input before ...
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Contention error 1 or 0?

why these AND gates are getting no output. I confirmed all the connections. The first and gate is getting 0 and 1 as an input but there is an error in output. Can someone help? Urgent
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could anybody help me resolve this error?

library IEEE; use IEEE.STD_logic_1164.all; entity select_assignment is port(x1,x2,x3,x4:in std_logic; f1,f2:out std_logic); end select_assignment; --CREATE ENTITY architecture Behavior of ...
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Error showing the amperage in PSIM

I have uptadated my version of the program PSIM and I have noticed something. In a simple circuit, I used to click on show probe value during simulation to show the amperage in that point. With the ...
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pmos latch switch

We have a power distribution board for our robot that is responsible for switching power to various modules (controlled via stm32 gpio). The first implementation was pretty simple. we used a high side ...
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Sketch upload fails [closed]

I am using a DFRobot Bluno micro-controller and Arduino v1.8.13. I get the following error message no matter what code I try to upload. I don't know what the issue is, any help is appreciated. ...
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Code error: platform.txt from core 'DFRobot Boards' contains deprecated recipe.ar.pattern

I've been trying to program a DFRobot Bluno board with Arduino software recently. It worked fine before but now I keep getting the following error: Arduino: 1.8.13 (Windows 10), Board: "Bluno M0 ...
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Source of error DAC - ADC reading

I am testing my new PYNQ Z2 FPGA board with an external DAC and ADC connected. The datasheet for the converters says they are 12 bit, they are able to differentiate between 1 mV and has a range of 0-2 ...
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Why does the voltage value on the RESET pin of my microprocessor not go high?

I am facing an issue that I do not understand. I am using a STM32F030K6T6 microcontroller with a capacitor X7R 0603 100nF 10% 50V connected to the ground, whose the value corresponds to the ...
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Unknown error in Verilog

I am currently getting an error saying that my "counter_2" is not a constant. I am also getting a syntax error when I use "<=" with my counter_2. I've attached screenshots of my ...
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EAGLE - Suddenly getting errors about “objects extend outside board space”

Eagle 9.6.2 Standard License Windows 10 64 bit. Very strange. Suddenly I'm getting an error whenever I try to place components in any quadrant but quadrant 1. I am dead in the middle of a project ...
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What is the practical probability of a bit getting flipped during transmission?

We know that Coding Theory depends on the fact that the probability p of a bit flip must be less than 0.5. From Fundamentals of ...
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Why is my basic DAC incorrect?

I tried to make a basic R2R digital to analog converter in a simulator. Even with all bits set, I get an output of 4.98V rather than the 5V I would expect. I expected 5V since so many online resources ...
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Removing STM32F4xxx based HMI from CANBUS puts the network in BUSHEAVY state

I have a CANBUS with 3 devices on it. A PLC (CAN IO 14+, HAWE), a HMI (Barth DMA-20) and a 6 button CAN enabled button panel (Greyhill). The issue is, when I remove the display from the network (...
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Flash Not Erasing

I'm trying to erase a single Flash page with the help of the standard HAL library, but it does not clear the page. I've never done that before. More details below. Resources: The used microcontroller ...
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What is the impact of unhandled exception on microcontroller peripherals?

I always assumed that when an unhandled ARM exception occurs (i.e segfault), the microcontroller just stops executing code. This assumption comes from debugging observation: most MCU I worked with ...
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Is error due to sensor tolerance random or systematic? [closed]

Welcome all. It might sound like basic question however it is question worth asking.
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LM358 OPAMP non inverting amplifier DC errors

Trying to amplify IR sensor 40mV DC output using LM358 noninverting amplifier circuit. Selected resistance as R1 2.2K and feedback resistance, R2 51K. Got output voltage 0.8V. Measured output voltage ...
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What is 1.5%rdg + 4dgt for 15,23 V?

Where "Rdg"is for reading and "dgt"is for digits. So, 15,23 * 0,015 = 0,22845. Rounding to most significant digit it's 0,2. So is this correct? $$15,23 \pm 0,2$$ Since 4dgt is smaller we ignore it. ...
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Why is the verification of Thevenin's theorem more accurate than that of Superposition theorem?

In my first course on Electrical Engineering, we have an experiment in the Electrical lab that asks us to verify the Thevenin theorem and the Superposition theorem and cross-check our results with our ...
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OpenOCD throws “JTAG scan chain interrogation failed: all zeroes” error

I am trying to install openWRT on a router using my Raspberry Pi Zero. I am following the exact steps as explained in http://www.alfredklomp.com/technology/experia-v8/ However, for some reason I keep ...
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What does m% stand for?

What does m% mean? Like in this datasheet from TI at the gain error graphs: http://www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/ina149-ep.pdf?&ts=1589388038122 Is it supposed to mean per-cent-mille (10^-5) or per-...
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problem in defining parameters in CST Suite Studio

I want to define the thickness of a material as a parameter in CST Suite Studio. When I give the integer value to the parameter, the model is designed correctly and has a thickness, but when the value ...
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Calculating uncertainty in a current divisor

I had the following exercise to do for college: I designed an analog ammeter exactly like this: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab The idea is to design an ammeter ...
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How to model voltage controlled switch in LTSpice?

Having trouble making a Buck converter using two complimentary switches in LTSpice. I've got everything laid out exactly as perscribed, but when I run I get the following error: "Can't find ...
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Q-value in APD photodetector

I try to calculate the Q value of APD photodetector with these parameters: $$R \hspace{0.1in} (response) = 1$$ $$M \hspace{0.1in} (magnification) = 10$$ $$k \hspace{0.1in} (ionization \hspace{0.1in} ...
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ERROR(ORPSIM-16103): Invalid value when attempting AC Sweep in PSpice

When I attempt to run an AC Sweep in PSpice it gives me an error
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Is the quantization error and random error included in the of-range error for multimeters?

When I am looking at a datasheet for a DMM (Digital Multimeter) to calculate the accuracy of a measurement it specifies two error sources: of-range and of-value (also called of-reading). For example ...

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