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PIC I2C communication problem with I2C multiplexer

I need to read data from 3 of the same kind of batteries with SMBus so I decided to use an I2C multiplexer for this purpose. I can communicate with 1 battery without any error. But I cannot ...
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Multichannel Design with Multiplexers

I am trying to use four MUXes to send 4x8 identical sensors onto an I2C bus. Let's call my four types of sensors A,B,C,D. Eight of each means 32 sensors that I need to 8:1 MUX onto one I2C bus. I'm ...
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Switch a differential I²C bus section, controlled via I²C

I want to separate a section of an I²C bus, controlled via an I²C message. (Similar to an I²C bus switch/multiplexer like e.g. PCA9540.) Indeed the I²C bus to switch isn't a plain vanilla I²C bus, ...
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Multiple I²C slaves with different addresses VS. using a multiplexer

I'd like to interface a lot of identical I²C sensors, let's say 32, with a MCU that has only 2 I²C busses. I can configure each sensor to have up to 8 different addresses. Hence I can have 8 sensors ...
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ESP8266 I2C Multiplexer

EDIT: I ran an i2c bus scanning program and it detected a device at 0x70 (the mux). I connected the device I am trying to interface with directly to the i2c bus and ran this code and it worked ...
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Analog Mux as Cheap I2C Mux?

Just looking to have two devices on a single bus with the same address. There are many I2C multiplexers available, but they seem to cost ~4x what a 2x 2:1 analog multiplexer costs. Any reason I can't ...
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Difference between i2c switch and i2c mux

I am working on a project which involves reading from multiple IMU sensors on i2c protocol. They have a fixed i2c address and hence I feel the requirement of some sort of multiplexer. On some ...
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Assign I²C address to multiple devices on the same bus

I've got a couple of ADCs on the same I²C bus, which all default to the same address. My first instinct tells me to use an I²C multiplexer like the TCA9544A but that would require sending a byte to ...
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TCA9548A I2C Multiplexer - 10k resistors on the address lines

I'm looking over the schematics and PCB layout of the Adafruit TCA9548A I2C Multiplexer breakout board. I've attached the schematic below. I cannot figure out why there are 10k resistors on the A2,A1,...
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Is NXP's PCA9548A compatible with TI's TCA9548A?

I am using TI's TCA9548A in my Projects, but I would like to know if I can substitute it with PCA9548A from NXP. By comparing the datasheets this seems to be indeed the case, but I am wondering why ...
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Nested I2C multiplexers

I want to provide 12 actuators from a microcontroller (Particle Core) over I2C. The problem is that the drivers for the actuators have all the same I2C addresses. So I'am considering to use I2C ...
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Shift registers, flip-flop, Multiplexer & Demultiplexer with microcontrollers utility

While i read alot about the popular 74HC595 shift register and its use for multiplexing i can't find anything about the following chips: MC14053B Triple 2−Channel Analog Multiplexer/Demultiplexer ...
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Relation between ADC register value & ADC accessing time?

I don't have any Electronics background.I am Software Engineer. I want to know that is there any relation between accessing the ADC buffers with a time (T ) & the ADC buffer values. I am working ...
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i2C multiplexer to use multiple sensor of the same type

I would like to hook up multiple sensor of the same type (temperature, pressure and so on). The problem is that each sensor can only have 2 different unique values for the register, so can't put more ...
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Select channel from multiplexer to show temperature values in c programming

I have question regarding selecting channel from multiplexer. I'm trying to receive some temperature reading from the two sensors which shared the same address and while I'm using one sensor, it can ...
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MCP23017 in series

I have a hand full of MCP23017 (16 bit multiplexers/ I/O Expander) but I can only get 8 IC on the bus due to the limit of address but I need 200 pins (about 13 ICs) for a 8*8*8 RGB cube and was ...