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Questions tagged [low-pass]

A low-pass filter lets lower frequencies through and blocks or reduces higher frequencies.

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In RC LPF, what is the magnitude at the pole location?

In RC LPF Transfer funciton = 1/1+sT, the pole location is -1/(time constant). So As per the pole concept the magnitude response at this pole should be infinity. But why it is -3dB?
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How to add a low pass filter to this non-inverting amplifier circuit?

I've come up with this simple circuit as an amplifier before an 8bit ADC which receives audio signals. R2 is actually a variable resistor (pot.) of 100k. The circuit also biases the signal to VCC/2 ...
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Is a transfer function with a denominator of one with V_o/V_i as the definition of the function?

I've been given this question for my electronics course and have gone through it. The question asks we construct a circuit with transfer function: $$G(\omega) = 11 + j\omega 330 \times 10^{-6}$$The ...
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MP3301 LED Driver RC Filter Calculation for PWM

I am looking at the datasheet for the MPS MP3301 Step-up LED Driver. I have two questions about the "PWM Dimming" section on page 8. The datasheet says for PWM frequencies > 1kHz, use an RC filter ...
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Placement of RC filter used for slew rate limiting (for EMC)

I've seen RC combinations used on many circuits now which i believe have been included for slew rate limiting. They usually feed off to a connector. Do the placement of these matter in the circuit? ...
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RC Frequency to Voltage Converter

I'm an electronics engineering student and I want to state that this question is not my homework, it is a tiny part of my project (PWM encoder) but I couldn't pass it. I'm trying to make a "frequency ...
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Calculating cutoff frequency of a second order active filter

I'm trying to calculate cutoff frequency of the low pass filter that schematic is shown below. I obtained this circuit from Analog Filter Wizard and it's cutoff frequency is 170kHz at -3 dB, but when ...
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Problem with driving inductive loads with inverter

Newbie here. I've got this old line interactive type UPS which cannot drive any inductive load. I suspect the issue is with inverter side of the cct as there is no issue when the commercial supply is ...
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Noise filtering circuit on a pulled-up 1-wire bus

The 1-wire bus data line is connected to a microcontroller pin (through a level shifter) with open drain configuration. The bus is pulled up to 5 Volts (DVDD) with a 4.7k resistor. The communication ...
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Differential (Subtractor) op amp with low pass filter

is it possible to have a subtractor circuit with a low pass filter in it? My thought is that I would have the possibility of doing that if I add a capacitor in parallel with R3. Is it actually ...
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Filter load transient from power rail

I have a 12.3V power rail, which is sourced from a 2A 12V AC wall adapter. The 12.3V rail supplies a 3A 4V SMPS, which sometimes sees large load fluctuations from almost 0A through to 2A ...
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Is there a standard definition of LPF stop band starting point in terms of dB attenuation

Below illustrates a LP filter bands: I can say that the transition band starts at -3dB. But the transition band ends at some point and there the stop band starts. In this example it is -70dB they ...
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Are my op amp nodal voltages correct?

I am wondering if my assumptions are correct. For the circuit attached I assumed that Va is equal to Vb and which will be equal to Vc since the difference input voltage must be equal to zero.
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Nth order Butterworth filter transfer function for a given roll-off frequency

I want to plot a fourth order low pass Butterworth for any given cut off freq. But I'm lacking the correct transfer function. I saw some polynomial transfer functions in s domain. But their cutoff is ...
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Does a low-pass filter average the higher-order frequencies into a “DC offset”?

In a Pound-Drever-Hall lock, an electronic signal is produced of the form: We are interested in electronically isolating the term: My question is: how can we filter to get exactly this term (listed ...
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How can implement a low pass filter with this PWM signal? (Deadstop Fan won't start error)

I want to low pass the signal to the fans in this circuit. PWM frequency is 35khz and I calculated that I would need C = 10 µF and R = 10 Ω But no matter how I place my capacitor and resistor, ...
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How to generate this kind of filter?

I've been trying to understand this exercise proposed by my teacher. He asked us to find a combination of 2 ideal filters to generate a filter within the conditions of the image below. (That means, ...
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how to use the Vpp in this case?

in this exercise i thought i would approach it by finding the transfer function and i did find the transfer function by using a voltage divider equation, the problem im facing is that i don't have ...
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Amplifier and Low Pass filter not responding after few minutes of correct output?

I am trying to design an amplifier and low pass filter circuit for a piezo sensor. My frequency of interest is .3 Hz to 5 Hz, for first stage I have used charge amplifier and the subsequent 3 stages ...
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RLC Low-Pass Filter with MATLAB

I'm trying to refresh my knowledge on RLC filters, and I'm using MATLAB to model it. Given an RLC circuit with the elements in series, taking the output at the capacitor should result in a 2nd-order ...
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Moving summing block before integrator

I wanted to move the summing operation (+10) that I perform before the integrator block as shown below: (MODEL-1) I check in this wikibook page - https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Control_Systems/...
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Low Pass filter

I am making a Sallen-Key topology second order low pass filter with 10Hx cutoff frequency: I am using the LM248 op amp. The resistor and capacitor values are specified in the drawing. However, when I ...
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Why did C2 fail?

I'm trying to run a Raspberry Pi as a remote controller and timer for a diesel water pump but it keeps rebooting when the engine cranks. I checked and the supply doesn't drop below 10.5V during ...
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PWM to sinusoid with LC filter

I am studying a three-phase inverter with output LC filter (as shown). I want to get 12VAC 50Hz sinusoidal wave at output of LC filter (at load) Vdc=48V fs=10kHz switching freq. Load=13.8 ohm ...
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Converting a high frequency ac signal into square wave without creating a low pass filter by accident

I've been building an induction heater for a while now and wanted to get the frequency tracking to work properly. I need to convert the up to 600V ~100khz sine wave signal into a square wave, I've ...
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Cut-off frequency in coaxial cable

The cut-off frequency of an RL circuit is described by the following equation: $$f = \frac{R}{2\pi L}$$ where R is the resistance of the circuit and L is the inductance. Applying this equation to a ...
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Low pass filtering effect on accuracy of power measurement

I'm planning on measuring consumed power (for an e-bike) by sampling current and voltage with an ADC and digitally approximating the power based on the obtained values. I need to pick a sampling rate ...
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Topology for 1st order active low-pass filter

I have seen two different designs for a low-pass filter: 1) A resistor and capacitor in parallel in the feedback loop, combined with an input resistor on the - input, + tied to ground. 2) An input ...
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Clliptic lowpass filter IC

While checking old audio equipment, I stumbled upon the RF5609A filter IC. The only resources I found about this IC are: Looks like a 7-poles/6-zeros Elliptic LPF, used before and after AD/DA ...
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Can I use cumulative winding in common mode chokes?

I have been designing a common mode choke for common mode noise filtering at the input of my SMPS. I have chosen the capacitance value to be 6.6nF on both Line to Ground and Neutral to Ground. I am ...
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How is Phase Shift of an Op-Amp calculated using Polar Coordinates

I have a textbook (Op-Amp: Characteristics & Applications by Robert G. Irvine, 1981) and its Frequency response chapter started by discussing the Internal LP filters between the Input Differential ...
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How to calculate the transfer function?

I have The following circuit network (link to multisim) and i am asked to find the transfer function, the max and min value, the cutoff frequency, angle and the type of the filter. [the actual ...
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Is the author wrong about this RC low pass filter circuit? [closed]

When reducing an RC low pass filter, the author of a text book makes the following statement: “Let us assume the application is such that, so that the voltage across RL is negligible.” Is the book ...
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Ltspice ac anlysis with dc offset

I am doing ac analysis of a simple passive RC low pass filter. The input is a 2 V peak to peak sinusoidal signal. R=1.2k and c=12nF. I want to add a 2.5 V dc offset to the input signal. When I change ...
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Designing a Band Pass Filter

I need a band pass filter that only accepts frequencies from 1000 to 1400 Hz and then toggles the transistor. It has to work from .1 Vpp to 1 Vpp and rejects anything else. I have been testing this ...
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Low Pass Filter Wrong Pole Location

I wanted to understand and derive an equation of simple low pass filter that shows the location of pole in frequency response graph (Bode plot). So, here is the derivation: $$V_{OUT}=\frac{V_{IN}*...
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How to get 50 Hz sine wave from inverter bridge driving PWM pins of MCU

I am using this circuit to see the sine wave coming from a DsPIC Pins to check the shape of sine wave created from my sine table. PWM frequency is 18 kHz But the sine wave does not seem to be ...
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Lowpass Filter and Attenuator

I am designing a circuit to power a brushed DC motor. The motor will be given 24VDC, modulated with PWM. I would like to have an analog voltage sense capability for use with my Atmel ATmega328P @ 3.3 ...
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Problem related to the transfer function of RC low pass filter

I have the following question: For the passive RC low pass filter shown below: $$V_S(t)=\cos(t)+\cos(100t)$$ $$V_0(t)=\alpha\cos(t+\theta)+\beta\cos(100t+\phi)$$ (where \$\alpha\$, \$\beta\...
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Cutoff frequency of a second order low pass RLC circuit

L = 25 mH, R =1 kOhm, C = 10nF and Vs(t)=sin(wt)V, freq = 500 Hz I am trying to calculate the cutoff frequency of a second order low pass RLC circuit I don't know if I can still apply the formula of ...
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Detect ring signal using a low pass filter

I created 2 boards communicating each other like an intercom system. One of them has a button to send a ring signal to the other. The ring signal consists of PWM signals created by an MCU. I want to ...
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High Pass vs Low Pass simple Circuit (RC vs CR)

In an RC circuit, where the resistor comes before the capacitor, the circuit acts like a low pass filter. Whereas in a CR (I don't know if that is how you say it) circuit, where the capacitor comes ...
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Calculating the transfer function of this op-amp circuit

The first op-amp is a differential, second one is a follower and third one is a second order low pass filter. I've been struggling with the low pass and the final output of the circuit and I am not ...
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Physical significance of positive group delay with negative phase delay

This question is an addendum to: Is group delay the same as the delay of a certain frequency? Lately, I've been going back to basics to better understand the concepts of group and phase delay, so I ...
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Using shielded audio cable for potentiometer sensor

I'm trying to measure a potentiometer from an Arduino's ADC. The potentiometer has a maximum value of 100k ohms and is located about 1 meter from the Arduino. The potentiometer's wiper is wired to the ...
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Non-inverting Lowpass Filter with Capacitor in Feedback

I am looking for a circuit that I expected to find everywhere but I don't. The "active" lowpass filter I often see in the web uses an RC filter with a buffer in series. simulate this circuit – ...
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Gibbs phenonemon in real life

If I feed a square wave into a first order, passive, low-pass filter (resistor and capacitor), I get the following results on an oscilloscope (sorry, I don't know how to scale and rotate images): Why ...
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Standard ways to make a variable low pass filter

I tried out a basic low pass filter on one of my analog synthesizers: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab and this seems to work. I was wondering how I can create a ...
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RC Waveform output signal confusion

I've been struggling to understand how filter capacitors specifically low pass filters achieve their output signal waveform. If I take the example from https://www.electronics-tutorials.ws/rc/rc_3....
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Lpf ramp response intution [closed]

How to intutively draw ramp response of low pass filter intutively . I am able to do it from laplace transform but i am unable to understand..