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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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Orcad 9.2 Library Problem

I just installed Orcad 9.2 but when I try to add the libraries from the Capture/Library/Pspice folder it says "Object not found" for any of them, although they are in the folder. Has anyone else ...
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Error (10500): VHDL syntax error at ZAD1.vhd(7) near text “;”; expecting “:”, or “,”

So basically I am doing the 7-input NAND gate and the syntax error keeps showing up (Error (10500): VHDL syntax error at Router.vhd(39) near text "port"; expecting "(", or "'", or "."). ...
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How do I interpret the zero-g level change vs temperature specification for this accelerometer?

This is an extract from the datasheet of the MPU6050 sensor. I was expecting the level change vs temperature to be in units of mg/oC. Instead, as you can see, the temperature range is specified ...
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Timeout error in Quad SPI

I am trying to communicate with external flash via quadspi but this time with cubemx and hal libraries. Everything seems to be working fine unless I write something bigger than 0x03 to address ...
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Sensor Error Adjustment

I have been asked to improve the high end accuracy of a pressure sensor (Without modifying hardware). I have collected data from 30 samples and found a trend to the error. My question now is if it is ...
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ADS AEL: operand: ee_boolparameter value required whenever I try to compare voltages

I'm not very experienced with Keysight's Advanced Design System. I am trying to use the if statement in my user-defined function to compare two volage values and ...
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ADC issue - possible non-monotonicity?

My ADC (two of them under test - the Analog Devices AD7676, and the Maxim MAX11108) is a 3 Ms/S SAR. The device is powered and referenced by a precision 3.3V reference device (100mA max). The ...
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The error “requires SystemVerilog extensions” while declaring an error

What's wrong with the following code? The array "FIFO" is declared correctly, but an error appears. Can you please help how to fix this? ...
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Connecting a CAN node results in infinite errors on the bus

I'm developing a device which is controlled by the received CAN messages. The device should be eventually mounted in a vehicle. The device receives messages only. It doesn't send any messages on the ...
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Error % for readings of average-sensing multimeters

Question: What is the error % in reading the voltage of a Square wave (1 Vpp) with an average-sensing multimeter with a half-wave rectifier, compared to a TRms multimeter The answer seems to be 11.1% ...
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Voltage divider resistor PN balancing

Refer the representational schematics for voltage sensing by ADC (SAR). I read somewhere to balance the P and N lines add R3 = R1||R2. How come R1 and R2 parallel combination could be considered as ...
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Estimating FFT error

I'm interested in trying to estimate the worst-case error when using a particular DFT implementation (CMSIS) and an ADC and voltage reference with known error bounds. I think that I can work out the ...
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Initializing to MicroSD Card with Arduino produces error code 0x43, 0xff

I am trying to interface with a 32GB MicroSD card with an Arduino Uno, but the code consistently fails at the initialization stage. Below is my schematic (sorry for the horrendous schematic, I'm not ...
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NOT valid mode type SIMetrix from Netlist

I am trying to run PSpice netlist in SIMetrix .cir and it says NOT valid mode type SIMetrix from Netlist, do we have to add any command other than this.
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Error deriving temperature from thermocouple amplifier

I'm using a K-type thermocouple to read the temperature of a 3D printer hot-end. To amplify the thermocouple voltage I am using the Analog Devices AD8495 chip. This chip is mounted on a custom-made ...
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What does a syntax error mean when it says: “near text ”else“; expecting ”end“, or ”(“ ”?

I just don't think the word "near" is specific enough. Am I missing something before or after the word "else"? I'll put the code below and the errors after it. Thanks in advance! ...
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IR Temprature MLX90614 Sensor Diffrent behavior based the I2C Scanner Checking

I need to work with Temperature MLX90614 on Arduino, when i used it's default library code, in bread board sometimes i get correct answer, so i used the soldered circuit for it like this: in this ...
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FTDI Chip Windows Error Message “USB device attached malfunctioned and windows does not recognize.” Design Error?

My PCB has a FT230XS-R USB to UART communicating with an AVR chip. My first prototype board worked perfectly except for the USB problem stated in post title. I triple checked everything. Can NOT find ...
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Derivation of resultant standard deviation from individual standard deviation of an expression

Consider a problem: The total current \$ I=I_1 + I_2 \$ in a circuit is measured as \$ I_1=(150 \pm 1 ) A, I_2=(150 \pm 2 ) A \$ , where the limits of error are given as standard deviations , ...
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Removing modelsim error

I am trying to simulate a simple inverter in verilog using modelsim 10.7 version. While compiling the code I am getting the -novopt error (error code 12110). As per user manual page 80; the -novopt ...
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How to solve Keil compiler 'Error: L6218E: Undefined symbol' on STM32

I am trying to run a simple tutorial (external interrupt example) on my NUCLEO-F746ZG board. I use STM32CubeMx software version 5.2.0 and Keil software version 5.28.0.0 as compiler. I get the ...
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How can line code polarity inversion happen?

One of the disadvantages of some line codes like NRZ-L or RZ is that if a sudden change in polarity occurs, then all received bits will be erroneous (flipped). How can such a sudden change in ...
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What causes long-term RTD reading drifts?

I am working with a controller that was designed to read multiple types of inputs including 3 wire RTD signals. In some cases, we have observed the controller suddenly spike up +15 degrees and ...
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PCB design rule errors, but can't understand why

I am trying to create a PCB using NI Ultiboard. My circuit is a SECPIC DC-DC converter and controlling the L1 current. This is my circuit: and I get this error: ...
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VHDL - Unable to correctly implement complex scheduling of data lines to Inputs of multiplexers

In my design, I have two configurable parameters ...
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Solve setup time violation when CLK is same as data input in shift resistor

DSTM7 is same as push button 1 and DSTM8 is same as push button 0. I want shift resister shift when either button is pushed. For example, when push button 1 is pushed and DSTM7 has a pulse and shift ...
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General expression for non-unity gain feedback system's steady state error with disturbance

Thanks in advance for having a look. I finally have some time on my hands to go back through my controls systems text and I want to understand how the general expression is derived; rather than just ...
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Why have apparent memory bitflips in non-ECC memory not increased?

Back in the early 2000s I remember asking about why it was so important that servers use ECC memory. The prevailing wisdom at the time was that systems with lots of RAM would be, statistically, more ...
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Why won't this circuit work?

I made this circuit. I calculated everything, but all I get is THE LED JUST WONT TURN ON. simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab
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INTERNAL_ERROR:Xst:hdltool.c:4862:1.209 - Signal lookup_b.address, 0 ones:XX

I'm getting the above error message, and I don't understand what I'm doing wrong. I've only found one reference to that message, and it led me down this rabbit hole of trying to apply the ...
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Why does this file give syntax error in verilog?

My original file has the following ...
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Need some help in bit error rate calculation for QPSK when using Gray coding

Why is Probability of Bit Error = 2 times the Probability of Symbol Error in QPSK with Gray Coding. Is it because one bit error has the potential to cause two symbol errors (2 symbols where they ...
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PSPICE - must be 'I' or 'V' error

I'm trying to make a super simple circuit simulation for a class, and I keep getting the same error: ERROR -- Must be 'I' or 'V' Here's the whole log: ...
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Detecting both short and open circuit voice coils in coil driver

I'm building a voice coil driver for a science experiment. The coils are in an environment where both coil shorts and coil open circuits are common problems. I'd like to build in a fault indicator to ...
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What is the typical RMS noise of a lithium battery?

Take a typical CR2032 battery, if it is not discharging, what is the typical variation in voltage over a short period of time (eg a few seconds or minutes)?
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Error Amplifier Gain

I was studying the "SG3525" IC and its functions, and I encountered this issue: In the "Error Amplifier" section of the Datasheet, there is a parameter that named "DC trans-conductance" which it is "...
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Error: L6218E: Undefined symbol LCD_X_Config in Keil

I encountered a problem working with the EMWIN package in keil, this error message: ...
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J-Link programmer in Windows 8 don't work

I use the J-Link programmer in Windows 8. A few days ago, my programmer hanged and the LEDs stayed silent, and I, with the help of the Internet, was again using the SAM-BA software to install the ...
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PICkit 2 VPP voltage level error. Check target & retry operation. Error in PICkit 2

We are using PICkit 2 (STL035V2.0 See here ) to program a PIC 16F676. We got the error : PICkit 2 VPP voltage level error. Check target & retry operation. Error in PICkit 2. We also ...
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The CAN bus in this vehicle has only one 120 ohm termination resistance. What problems would this provoke?

This vehicle that I've started co-developing is designed with only a 120 termination resistor on the CAN bus. Obviously there should be two of those resistors on two ends of the bus. I will be making ...
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SD card initialisation problem with Atmega32u4

I have had this issue for the last couple of days and I cannot solve it. There are many similar issues I've read through online but they have not really worked for me. This project involves a PCB and ...
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Compiler error when using HAL functions for I2C communication

I am using the board STM32F3 and I am trying to establish I2C communication between the microcontroller and the accelerometer LSM303DLHC by using the HAL functions. This is the code: ...
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DC Gain too low at higher voltages

I am having an issue with DC gain for a non-inverting op amp circuit. All I am trying to do is double the voltage from two DAC outputs (DAC range is 0 to 5V and I want it to be ~0V to 10V). The DAC ...
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Steady state error due to disturbance

I was trying to solve a question from the 2004 GATE IN paper, I solved it this way, Now, the book is giving a different solution, I'm pretty sure my way is correct since they pulled the "standard ...
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lt Spice simulation duplication error

I am new to using LT Spice. I have imported an operational amplifier. When I try to run a simulations response I received an error (shown in the screenshot.) It says Netlist Error: Duplicated ...
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PSPICE graphs work separately for subcircuits, wrong when combined?

I'm working on a pulse generation circuit that will be used to drive an ultrasonic transducer. The following circuit is giving an unexpected output. It might look complicated, but really it can be ...
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AT90CAN128 Random Malfunctions

I've got the following Situation. An AT90CAN128 connected to a LCD,multiple Buttons, Sensors,LED's and engines. Shown on the LCD are the Sensor Values and a Menu you can go through with a rotary ...
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Error (10028): Can't resolve multiple constant drivers for net “rf[7][XX]” at registerfile8x32.v

Hello Im making a register file 8x32 in verilog, the sim looks good but when I compile on quartus it makes Error (10028): Can't resolve multiple constant drivers for net "rf[7][31]" at ...
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R&S Spectrum Analyzer Voltage Measurement Error

I just got FPC1000 spectrum analyzer that goes from 5 kHz to 1 GHz. I didn't had any spectrum analyzer experiences before this one so everything is very new to me. Among few things that I don't ...

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