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Questions tagged [interface]

An interface defines clear boundaries and communication/interconnection between systems.

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Interfacing VL53L1X with PIC18F46K22 [on hold]

I want to integrate the ST ToF Sensor VL53L1X with PIC18F46K22. I need help regarding how to integrate the API with MPLAB or would be great if anyone else has tried and can give a few tips on how to ...
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Asynchronous FIFO in clock domain crossing

Clock domain crossing issue can be solved by using asynchronus FIFO with input frequency f1 is of the source domain and f2 is of the destination frequency. If the data is sent in bursts, depth can be ...
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A few questions about ST L9780 “Wide range air fuel sensor control interface”

Currently I'm developing a system which uses a Wide range air fuel sensor control IC "L9780", which is planned to be interfaced to the Bosch LSU4.9 Probe Sensor. I have worked previously with Bosch's ...
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Interface Cubesat Space Protocol over UART on PIC 24FJ256GA110 with no operating system

I am using a PIC 24FJ256GA110 without an operating system. Is there any reference code I can use as a starting point to write the driver for the GOMSpace transceiver AX 100, which uses the Cubesat ...
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CAN Isolator function

Why is a CAN isolator used? Known background theory: The CAN isolator is used in order to protect against surges / EFT's, reduce the effect of ground loops (common mode EMI) and eliminates voltage ...
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Low latency SPI communcation between computer and MCU

I'm working on a project that requires low latency (< 1ms) SPI communication between a desktop computer and an ESP32 micro controller. The package size of every transaction is between 15 - 30 bytes ...
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Tektronix TBS 2000 oscilloscope to Python

I am a total beginner when it comes to communicating to your electronic devices using python. I installed PyVISA, Open Choice Talker Listner (Tektronix), a few other items. I was able to send basic ...
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SDF back annotation in systemVerilog design using interfaces

I have a DUT which is encrypted netlist and .sdf file (normally we do functional and timing simulations with these inputs). I used interface feature in SystemVerilog so I don't define any port for the ...
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What's the best internal SoC bus?

As far as I know there are two major buses - AMBA/AXI and Wishbone. While AMBA/AXI has proven itself in almost every ARM chip, I didn't find some numbers for Wishbone. Are there any benchmarks or real ...
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logic level conversions for opto-isolators in digital input acquisition

This isn't my usual job, I'm not an EE, but I want to give it shot... This question concerns developing an interface board to connect a device (DUT) to a test system in a manufacturing scenario. ...
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Can I use I2C protocol for product with SPI interface ICs?

I am working on FPGA project where I have to configure the onboard ICs with SPI interface specified in their datasheets and few with the I2C interface. I was wondering that, is it possible to bring ...
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Calculate maximum Interface Speed 32 Bit 100 MHz

I have a HSMC Interface which has 32 Bit width data word changing at 100 MHz. How is the correct maximum data throughput calculated? Is it just dataword_length / clock_period [bits/ns]. And then I ...
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Display Driver for a SHARP LS020B1DD01D LCD

I am working on a personal project that will feature an LCD panel and push buttons to control the graphical user interface. For the LCD I would like to use the SHARP LS020B1DD01D (for the ...
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Are there any commercially available PLC's that can compile/ download programs through an API?

My team has decided to use a PLC for controlling an industrial process that requires simple, real-time IO to external devices with minimal processing. However, we expect the exact outputs needed to ...
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Some questions about a low frequency reed switch interface circuit

I need to wire this reed-switch rain-meter sensor to a counter input or to an isolated analog input channel of a data acquisition board. The sensor will be around 30 meters far away from the data ...
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Is ULPI the only protocol for interfacing with USB devices?

At work I was told to look for a USB 3.0 transceiver that interfaces to ULPI. I'm not able to find transceivers which fit this description. Is there some other "lingo", or feature I should be looking ...
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Interfacing switched resistors to an ADC input of a microcontroller

I am tying to interface switched resistors to a micro controller (TI CC3220 - http://www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/cc3220.pdf) which uses 3.3VDC for its operation and has an ADC input range of 1.4VDC. My ...
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Why do we need sync pulses in digital (LCD driving) context?

I am studying how to drive LCD TFT display with the microcontroller (STM32F746). The manual mentions that I have to set up timings for HSYNC, VSYNC, VBP (Vertical Back Porch), VFP (Vertical Front ...
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Best board-to-board low latency protocol/interface

I've been asking similar question which received some downvotes, so I'm reformulating my task (hopes this one gives more clarity). I'm planning to establish a high-speed (3 Gpbs full duplex) serial ...
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Circuit to shutdown a ethernet cable

I am a bit new in designing circuits. I am trying to make an interface to shutdown all the signals coming from an Ethernet cable. The design would look something like this: Can this be done using ...
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Missing ground in ethernet

Many point-to-point communication protocols are designed to have an electrical interface with data/clock/whatever signals along with the ground signal for reference. For example, CAN is composed of +...
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Interfacing LoRa SX1301 IC to third-party RF front-end

I am reading the datasheet of SX1301. I got struck at SX1301 RX operation using a third party RF front-end topic (Page 22). The page (22) says: In that mode the ...
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Can someone explain this microcontroller ADC interface (for reading solar panel voltage)?

I am trying to understand the functionality of a circuit found in TIDA-00121 (you can download the design file from here) I assume that this has to do with the fact that the PV is not directly tied ...
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Interface TFT LCD with PC

So I have this LCD lying around, and I was wondering, is there any way to interface it with a PC? Be it USB, HDMI, VGA, planning to use an old PC with it. I don't need to use the touch controller, ...
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Convert parallel LVDS to csi-2

I have a camera outputing parallel data and I want to interface it with iMX6 module which accepts CSI-2 camera data. Are there any ready & cheap solutions to convert parallel into CSI-2. Lattice ...
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What material to use for a capacitive sensor?

I'm doing a DIY project that I want to use a capacitive sensor for. I'm having a little plastic box and I want to send a wireless message when someone touches the top of it. I understand all the ...
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Connection STM Nucleo expansion module to STM 32 NUCLEO

I want to connect a STM I-NUCLEO-LRWAN1 Expansion module to a STM32 Nucleo microcontroller. However, there are no documentation on how this is achieved: http://www.st.com/content/st_com/en/products/...
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How to implement 5V NPN component to a 3.3V MCU input pin

I just want to make sure about how to implement this to an MCU's input pin, if the MCU is limited to 8mA sinking/source current. And 3.3V input voltage.
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transmitting 3.3v/5v signal over a 2 meters cable

Sorry to send homologous question. I have looked through this site, but for my limitation on electric knowledge, I have to ask still. I'm trying to build a DIY project based on arduino and other ...
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Using transistors to replace push buttons

I'm looking for a little help designing a transistor circuit. I have a small LCD (I took from an after-market car backup cam system), and I’m trying to control its built-in menu using the buttons of ...
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SDI 12 interface

I have a sensor that use SDI-12 communication. I want to connect it to a a µC. I'm looking for something like RS232 <-> SDI-12. Or USB <-> SDI-12 the only schematics I've found use buffer. Do ...
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What kind of communication protocol is this?

I'm trying to reverse engineer the communication between two modules, a master and a slave, but I couldn't figure out the used protocol. All of the signs use 5V. The blue sign's frequency is 400 kHz. ...
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Requirements for Integrating Thunderbolt 3 Into Product

Based on the bandwidth and relatively good availability of Thunderbolt 3 ports on PCs we are considering incorporating a Thunderbolt 3 interface into a new product. My understanding is that the ...
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Board to Board connection for RF and high-speed digital signals

(I hope this is not regarded a "shopping or buying recommendation" question - in my opinion it is not). In order to split a larger project into more tractable and flexible sub-blocks I create two ...
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Is there any reason that any speaker connected to any computer couldn't be used for listening/surveillance?

I understand that it's possible to use the headphone port of a laptop as a microphone, but what are the physical limitations to using any speaker in the same way? I'm curious about what makes ...
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usb interface in vivado

I need to connect a FPGA board and an USB receiver using vivado. Are there any other solution how to do the USB interface without the use of the axi-usb2-device-ip. Thank you.
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Mini Display 1.8 inch SPI TFT interface to AT89C51 microcontoller

How should I connect the 8 pins on the 1.8 inch TFT display with an AT89C51 microcontroller. This is the kind of display I have :
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RF Power Supplies - Matching Impedance

I'll soon be working with RF Power Supplies used to provide power to plasma generators and other systems. A 50 ohm resistive load is used. If I'm correct, in most cases matching impedance between RF ...
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Simplest and quickest rig to hack an LED Voltmeter for USB interface

I have a few LED Voltmeters that's almost identical to this: I need to log fairly DC voltages for long spans. Sampling every few second or fractions of seconds or so. I know decoding the exact digits ...
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Interfaceing AM2302 to FPGA

I'm trying to interface AM2302 to an Intel FPGA. As mentioned in the data sheet I have connected a 22K(less than 25K) pull-up resistor with 3.3v supply. From my FPGA I'm transmitting a low pulse of ...
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An emitter follower to isolate MCU from load?

I am trying to drive an LED strip (10 LEDs) from the output of an ESP8266 GPIO pin. I measured the short circuit current from the GPIO and got around 40 mA. My question: Is it recommended to include ...
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fire detection system with lm358 using arduino and labview.I want help regarding if my circuit is correct or not?VI

I'm a beginner working on this system (Link). I build the hardware similiar to the link and I did a software implementation on Lab view as well, but only the buzzer starts when temperature is ...
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Ammonia sensing using MQ135

I am using MQ135 gas sensor to measure ammonia. Datasheet shows variations of RS/RO with ppm. How can I measure accurate ppm vales of only ammonia using MQ135. MQ135 Datasheet: https://www.olimex....
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Controlling a circuit board from my PC

I am planning for a project I want to make that involves a custom pcb. The board is fairly simple. It has a 4 bit input. But I need to do advanced calculations from my computer to determine what the ...
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What is this early LCD/PDP interface?

This is the pinout for the internal screen connector of a 1986 Toshiba T3100SX 'laptop'. The screen itself is a orange neon gas plasma display (although they also made some with an LCD). Does anyone ...
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Interfacing ADS1115 with FPGA

I'm trying to interface ADS1115 to MAX10 FPGA. I've managed to start reading from the ADS1115... but I'm facing another problem as of now... even when i connect A0 to 3.3v I'm reading junk i.e ...
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How to connect multiple Raspberry Pi to an Arduino

If you want to make multiple Raspberry Pis to communicate with an Arduino, what interface can you use? I have a sensor connected to an Arduino via I2C. Now I want to share the readings from the ...
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Data transfer from Microcontroller to computer [closed]

I'm looking for a good link to data from Microcontroller to computer. I do not know what kind of communications is suitable for me. I need a link which has a bit rate more than 50 Mbit/sec. and also ...
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How can I Access Tiger Sharc DSP processor through host pc?

I am working on designing of a test board which involves both FPGA(Xilinx- Kintex 7) and DSP(Tiger Sharc) based signal processing. Now the end user wants to access the DSP processor programming ...
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MCP25625 LoopBack Mode Reponse

If anyone has worked with the CAN MCP25625 chip in the past I would like to know if in the loop back mode if we load and send data on the TXB0 buffer are we supposed to receive a RXB0 buffer ready and ...