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ADS1230 shows a large offset

I'm using an ADS1230 for measuring the output of a pressure sensor (MPXM2053). The schematic of the circuit is shown below and some voltages are as follows: AVDD = 3.304V DVDD = 3.304V Common-Mode ...
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Op-amp output voltage offset

Hi i wanted to ask what causes an offset for the following integrator setup: I`m no sure if its the virtual ground or another fundamental reason im not aware about since the signal should always be ...
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Offset and Bias current of Op Amp

Given this circuit : OA3 is not ideal and has a bias current (5μA) and an offset voltage (10mV).The other two are ideal. I have to calculate the maximum deviation voltage on RL (load resistance). . I'...
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What happens to a signal when it passes by diodes that are connected antiparallel to ground?

What are diodes 1 and 2 doing in this schematic? This is the schematic for a distortion guitar pedal. Why doesn't all the current flow to ground through diode 2? How does diode 1 have any effect if ...
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Confusion regarding term "offset"?

I am confused regarding term "offset". What is its meaning in context of function generator and oscilloscope? I have tried to google, but I get results in context of op amp and some results ...
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Small output offset in square wave generator using LM741

I am building a square wave generator using LM741 just like in this Falstad simulation. My problem is that the output has a small offset and I don't understand where it comes from. When measuring ...
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What are the disadvantages of using an adder instead of a clamper?

I must use an offset an AC signal to measure through ADC. The traditional way or most of the resources point me to use the following clamper circuit: However, I also see that the following adder ...
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Generating a reference voltage of 1.65V (half of 3.3V)

I am trying to measure an AC voltage using an ADC. However, the ADCs I know only measure the positive voltage. Hence, I am thinking of converting the AD to DC with an offset using the following ...
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Why do I see voltage offset in this circuit?

I am trying to measure AC voltage with the help of a 2mA/2mA current transformer with the following circuit. It seems to work fine. However, we can see that the secondary of the transformer is not ...
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Sinking and sourcing problem for buffer

Let's assume that I am using a buffer for a sensor output (V1) in the kHz domain. The output of the buffer will be ideally equivalent to the sensor voltage. There will ideally be no current coming out ...
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Tradeoff between (op) amplifier voltage range and offset and settling

I know that an amplifier (let's take an op-amp) can't swing rail-to-rail. The reason has to do with the load device. For example, in a normal common gate/common base amplifier, the load device causes ...
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What is systematic offset?

I am bit confused about what exactly systematic offset is. I understood that generally offset could be due to two reasons: Random offset which could be due to mismatch in size of transistors or any ...
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How to design an offset cancellation circuit for strongARM latch? [closed]

I have been working on a strongARM latch and I wanted to add a subsystem for elimination of the offset. Circuit diagram is attached with this question. For simulation purpose I have added an external ...
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Add an offset of 2.5 V to analog signal

I can't add an offset voltage 2.5 V to my analog signal. The circuit is attached.
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C code to MIPS (offset)

Suppose $t0 stores the base address of word array, $s0 is associated with position, and $s1 is associated with offset.I have to convert the following program segment into Assembly and write down the ...
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Offset problems with charge amplifier

I have a question about designing a charge amplifier. I am currently using this simple setup for my application. As input, I can use several commercial piezo-based accelerometers. I need a pretty ...
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Help with calculating frequency offset

A 10 MHz TXCO is driving a receiver’s front end and has a frequency deviation of 10 ppm. It drives a direct downconversion RF front-end mixing the L5 frequency. What is the frequency offset at ...
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Transform one voltage range to another

I have a 0-12V voltage range (Vin) that I need to transform to a 100mV-900mV voltage range (Vout). The 0-12V input is fixed from another system, and my analog circuitry needs the 100mV-900mV for ...
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How to measure only the true RMS AC component of the waveform in an ADC?

I need to read an AC signal on an ADC. I have already conditioned the signal with an offset of 2.5V, which will vary from 0 to 5V. How to calculate the Vac true RMD voltage of any signal (sinusoidal, ...
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How calculate the error offset or the noise threshold for MyoWare and FSR sensors?

I am working on EMG and FMG signals to extract time domine features and i need a threshold value for some features. I must calculate it from the characteristics of MyoWare and FSR sensors.For the ...
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Why does the bias decreases in this clamper circuit?

I'm trying to do a positive clamper circuit in easyeda.com to bias a triangular signal of 200mV pk-to-pk at 1kHz centered around 0V. Here's the circuit: The bias seems to work only during the first ...
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how to give dc offset to the square wave from 2.5 v to -2.5 to 5 to 0 volt?

a)I want to change my square wave signal from -2.5 to 2.5 volt to 5 volts to 0 volts? actually this will be given to MOSFET driver ir2110. b) In the first picture, it is my original square wave coming ...
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Rressure sensor offset removal

I have a pressure sensor that has 200 mV offset. I wanted to remove this offset and double the result (to remove any present noise) so that be able to calibrate the sensor easier. So far I have used a ...
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Large signal with DC offset matching to ADC with input centered around 0V

I'm new to this forum, so plear bear with me. I have a 0 to 23v signal coming from a transimpedance amplifier that I need to squeeze into -2.5v to 2.5v input for an ADC. The signal is first put into ...
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Help selecting feedback and ground resistors for a gain and offset circuit

I have an input signal from -3.3V to 3.3V and the ADC I would like to use can only read from 0 to 3.3V. I also have access to a stable source of power at 3.3V. From previous visits, I have tried to ...
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Low pass filter offset voltage question. LM358, INA129

I am designing a low-pass anti aliasing filter. I have set my cutoff frequency to be at 500Hz, and my sampling frequency at 1000Hz, but I'm not that far yet. I designed a 4th order butterworth low-...
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Attenuating op-amp circuit with offset

I am designing a non-inverting op-amp circuit that maps an input signal (V3) 0-3.3V to an output signal (Vo) 0.2-2.4V. I opted to offset the output up by 0.2V and then used a second op-amp circuit as ...
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Need help calculating current and understanding Vos in an op amp

I'm trying to solve a circuit that uses an op amp with a +-4mV offset but I've run into two problems trying to find output offset voltage. When looking at the solution to the problem, I noticed that ...
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Offset Voltage at Op Amp Inverting Terminal

I'm using ADA4350 as a transimpedance amplifier with various gains for feedback paths (30 ohms,3k,300k and 3 mega ohms respectively). When I give a constant current source of about 23mA as input to it,...
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Offset when trying to convert square to triangular wave

Hi I constructed a circuit to create a 1Hz square wave with LM741 Opamp. The first part makes that and it makes it perfectly. But I need to convert it to a 8Vpp triangular wave. Without any offset, I ...
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How to remove/trim MCP4725 DAC offset? [duplicate]

I'm using MCP4725 (datasheet) module, VCC is connected to a 4096V reference voltage. there's a steady 23mV offset: 0 - 23mV 50 - 73mV 100 - 123mV ... How can I ...
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Electret microphone weird offset problem

Hi I am trying to amplify my output from electrec (analog microphone) with below design. When I used 1uF capacitor it has -300mV offset, so that I changed capacitor to lower value with trial-error ...
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Ground offset test

I need to perform a ground offset test. Ground offset = 1V Please tell me whether my approach is correct. Typ Input power supply to the circuit is +12V Typ Load current for the circuit is 0.5A So, I ...
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PIC ADC Protection

I am working on a project that samples a 1 kHz signal @ 20 kHz, the signal is 5Vpp biased on +2.5V that way everything is fine. I want to make a protection schematics to work along my offset. I am ...
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Definition of the offset voltage for a single-ended op-amp

Let's consider an op-amp: The book I'm reading says that, ideally, if the voltage difference between the two inputs is zero (thus vin1=vin2) then the output voltage should be zero. However, because ...
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Active band pass filter + offset

I'm trying to know the fr equation for the following op amp configuration: I have some capacitors values for specific fr frequencies: fr = 34Hz -> C = 33nF fr = 50Hz -> C = 22nF fr = 160Hz -> C = ...
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What is offset in oscilloscope?

What is offset in oscilloscope or what does it represent? "The signals are shifted from the horizontal middle line of oscilloscope's display and this is because of offset's presence." What does ...
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What is the difference between input and output offset voltage for an opamp?

Looking at many OpAmp (and InAmp) datasheets, I find the info either confusing or lacking. For example, in one datasheet they just call something Offset Voltage ...
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How to compute DC offset of analog circuit?

I have an analog circuit which has an input voltage range Vin of 5V - 10V and output voltage Vout. One can assume that the circuit has been simulated and a DC sweep of Vin with a range from -10V to +...
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Negatively offset signal on op-amp

I am simulating the use of a tl074 quad op-amp and i have configured one of the op-amps as a non-inverting op-amp, where R1=1 Meg and R2=4 Meg and the supply voltage is 9V. Every time i put a signal ...
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Why is input offset current halved? [closed]

I am reading a data sheet that has offset current at 200nA, however, some calculations are using the total offset current. Why does the op-amp image below half the Offset current? Datasheet
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Waveshare ADC Board changing analog input range [duplicate]

This question has been redirected from raspberry pi community. Some of the questions have been answered by @Milliways, so those questions have been edited out. I'm using this Raspberry Pi High-...
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Remove bridge offset before ICF amplifier or at FB pin?

I'm making project where I would like to read from stain gauge sensor. It will use only one 1k ohm (or 350 ohm) strain gauge and 3 dummy resistors to complete bridge (1k or 348 ohm). I'd lik to feed ...
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where to connect the offset nulls in a comparator circuit [closed]

I made this circuit but no matter what the input Voltage is, the output stays high and the led lights. Is it because of the offset voltage ? And where to connect the offset nulls to make the output ...
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A question on factors affecting the offset removal of an opamp circuit

I will use a function generator module which outputs 0-1V sine-wave for frequencies of interest from 0.5Hz to 30kHz importance. So my input will be 0-1V sine wave but I want to obtain an AC sine wave ...
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LM324 instrumentation amplifier gain and offset problem

I want to translate a Pt100 RTD to a 0-10V range, to be read by a PLC. I designed a circuit (instrumentation amplifier) using the LM324 op-amp. It is powered using a single 12V supply.The resistor ...
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How to bias(voltage offset) unity gain buffer

First post so sorry for any bad formatting. I'm trying to figure out how to bias my signal going through a non-inverting op amp with a gain of 1. Because I want a gain one just 1, it would just be a ...
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ADC error SPICE simulation

I am attempting to do a Monte Carlo simulation of a basic current measurement circuit using SiMetrix. The current goes through a sense resistor, amplified by an op-amp and then to an ADC. I'm trying ...
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Application of offset voltage to non-inverting input of the op amp

When we analize the effects of the offset voltage at the outlet of an amplifier configuration, we consider that this voltage is applied to the non-inverting input. At least it appears so in all the ...
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YM2612 Circuit Audio Signal Offset Voltage

I've been working on a project messing around with the YM2612 soundchip and hooking it up to a microcontroller. I'm able to drive the chip, but I'm having a little trouble with the audio part of the ...
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