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Questions tagged [ripple]

Small unwanted residual periodic variation of a direct current (dc) output.

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Capacitor charging voltage showing ripples on scope. Origin?

I have an RC circuit delivering a square signal via a standard 555 timer set in monostable. I am powering the 555 with 4.88V DC directly from the Arduino, which itself is taking its power from the ...
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PC 12v rail shows ripple under load when checked through a multimeter

Recently after having some issues in my gaming PC, i checked the 12v rail under load(benchmark). The 12v rail dropped to 11.6v that's within spec. But when i switched my DMM to AC it was giving me ...
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Choosing capacitance for recifier

So I'm trying to use a couple of rectifiers. Specifically, the "NTE5326" and the "36MB120A." I've tried following videos on how to calculate for a smoothing-capacitor but to no avail. If you use ...
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Does polarity of scope probe matter when measuring ripple of the power supply module?

Measuring ripple of 28V/12V power supply module across +/- output pins. Does the probe tip have to be placed at +pin and probe gnd to -pin, or it can be reversed? Having inverted readings when ...
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How to setup the oscilloscope for measuring power supply response

I need to measure the overshoot and to modify some capacitor values in the feedback loop of the operational amplifiers in order to find the best response of the power supply (it's a linear power ...
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Switching regulator high frequency ripple

I've built a switching power supply with a TI 16006Y IC. It seems to be doing its job correctly however I'm having trouble getting rid of the high frequency ripple that occurs for a short period every ...
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Vdc in ripple factor

V_p(rect) is the rectified unfiltered peak voltage V_r(pp) is the peak-to-peak voltage after filtering by a capacitor Here is a picture: V_r(pp) is given by the expression: Which I have no problem ...
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Capacitor sizing for known current load

Apologies in advance for the long question, but I've hit a dead end trying to work through an interesting capacitor sizing problem. I'm hoping someone here can help. Problem Description I have a ...
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Inverter feed induction motor FOC Control - Stator current ripple

let us assume I am using an AC motor. It is in field oriented control. I want to see the motor rotating at 2.99Hz. Since slip speed is equal to 0.03Hz and the pole pairs number is equal to 2 I assume ...
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Allowable ripple current οf battery charger

The ripple of the charging current is pretty important for the aging of an electric battery. So, the current ripple should be as less as possible. In order to reduce the current ripple, we have to use ...
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Measuring Output Ripple voltage in Scope

I have a DC-DC converter which converts 16V to 23V. I have an output E-Cap at the end of the converter. I need to measure the ripple voltage at the E-Cap. I am using a 300MHz scope. I connect my ...
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Capacitor multiplier does not remove ripple

I'm trying to build a capacitor multiplier to remove ripple from a power supply. The power comes from a dc-to-dc converter (MC34063). The actual load is a circuit that has multiple modes of operation ...
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Calculating the ripple voltage from a standard wall adapter power supply

I've come across a formula for calculating the ripple voltage from a wall adapter AC to DC power supply, which uses a step down transformer, fed to a rectifier, with the rectifier output connected to ...
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Converting 5V to 3.3V with 100mV ripple max, preferably without board

I am working on a project in which there is an existing enclosure, an existing power supply board and a bought board that I need to interface with. The board I need to interface with needs to receive ...
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What is the maximum amount of ripple input voltage a linear regulator can handle?

Greetings fellow EE's: Referring to the classic LM78xx series, I notice there is no specification on the maximum amount of ripple voltage these devices can handle at their input terminal. So for ...
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Difference between Full Adder, Parallel Adder and Ripple Carry Adder?

I am a student and i cannot find any prominent difference between the full adder, parallel adder and ripple carry adder. The full adder for n-bit number requires n full adder cascaded, so as the ...
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Full wave rectifier with a high DC offset voltage?

For a full wave rectifier, can it rectify an AC wave with a DC offset above the rated voltage of its diodes rated voltage if the peak to peak voltage of the wave is within its rated voltage? Like if ...
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How to calculate voltage ripple in a BLDC filter module?

Hi I need some calculation for my thesis. A found this picture on the internet. My project is almost the same. It's a pi filter for a 3 phase BLDC. The peak current is 60A. It runs from 12V car ...
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Step Down Switching Regulator irregularity with ripple on output

Using the L5973D- I have followed the Schematic as the datasheet instructs, but I have tried two different inductors. I have found problems with other systems on the board with the one inductor (744 ...
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What is generic formula for min and max levels of rectified AC voltage?

For example, if i have 1 phase AC voltage with 1 volt peak level and rectify it., i would get some pulsating voltage V = abs(sin(t+0*pi)). Its minimum is 0 volts ...
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How do the Ripple Limit lines get determined on antenna measurements?

I'm doing an S21 ripple measurement through a VNA and I understand how the measurement is done, but I don't understand how the limit is determined. I know you can specify the limit in dB and then you ...
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Bad 100Hz ripple in linear regulator circuit

Background I'm a beginner trying to make a linear regulator and made some decent progress on a breadboard powering from a 20V laptop charger. After battling off the typical opamp instability issues I ...
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Cancelling Ripple With A 7555

Friends, I did this once but don't remember the detail. A very sensitive circuit which switches a relatively heavy load. I used a 7555 IC to momentarily blank out any ripple or instability caused by ...
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How to calculate active & reactive power ripple?

Some control strategies (like : DPC, MPC...) suffers from the presence of active/reactive power ripples, which requires some additional methods to be taken to reduce those ripples. But to judge the ...
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Is ripple voltage is too high?

I'm trying to calculate voltage ripples on bulk capacitors of my guitar amp. Here's a schematic of it: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab According to formula Vpp=I/fC, ...
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Are ripples and harmonics the same thing?

I started working on the "Direct Power Control of Grid Connected Voltage Source Converters", everywhere in the literature, authors state that one of the major drawbacks of this control technique is ...
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Estimating actual capacitance for aluminum electrolytic capacitor in buffer application

Application: In a capacitor power buffer application it is preferable to have higher voltage over the capacitors to increase the energy density, as the energy E in a capacitor is given by $$E = \frac{...
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Running 9v battery in parallel with Power Supply

I am putting a 9v powered circuit into an electric guitar. It will be powered by a 9v power supply through a cable, and also have a backup 9v battery on board the guitar. I am wondering if I could run ...
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12V Jacob's Ladder circuit introducing noise on input and messing with PSU

I have made a Jacob's Ladder display for fun. I have no oscilloscope to give exact details, but there must be some kind of noise or high-voltage ripple that is resetting the display of my Lab Power ...
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DC voltage ripple help

I am new here and I realy need your help. For diplome at the end of my studying I am making the audio amplifier module (power amplifier, preamplifier, tone control, power supply, linear regulator) all ...
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By-Pass Capacitors for my SIM7600 Module

I am designing a PCB for SIM7600 module. I am stuck at choosing right capacitors for it. The datasheet (Page 21 & 22) specifies the load transient of the module. You can found load transient below:...
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I need to create a switch and low pass filter

The bjt receives a square wave as an input, and at the output(from the low pass filter there should be little to no ripple. to achieve the ripple specs i used a capacitor. on it own the switch works ...
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LM350 not reducing the ripple [closed]

I share the picture of the schematic of my circuit. I want to use the LM350 variable voltage regulator to reduce the 40mV p-p ripple i have in my bridge rectified DC. Though it has no effect at ...
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Standard 12 Volt DC fan for PC: how much AC ripple can support? Does ripple increase noise?

I want to know which is the mechanical effect to run a DC 12V brushless common fan with a very basic and poor power supply (just a diode plus a low value capacitor, no regulation at all). In principle,...
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The reason of ripple on output of isolation amplifier

You can find schematic below. I have seen ripple (apapproximately 184mv) on output of isolation amplifier so I can not read output voltage of amplifier on my ADC. What is the purpose of ripple on ...
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Ripple filter @ 2 amp without breaking the bank?

I'm trying to create a +160v and +/- 100v supply that with idle at 2A. The problem I'm having is I can't find capacitors that can handle the ripple currents for the prefilter. I need to order like $...
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Coil winding sense in dual voltage power supply

Hello is the sense of the B winding in the transformer (same as A or opposite than A) can have any effect on the powered circuit? Maybe due to the fact that the AC ripple of the negative rail is out ...
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PWM Dimming Causes Flickering

I designed a 24V PWM dimmer. Basically, it drives a 24V-LED-strip with low-side switching using a MOSFET driven by a 1-kHz-PWM having 1-100% duty-cycle. There are no problems when the circuit is ...
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Derivation of ripple factor equation for a full-wave rectifier with filter

I'm trying to derive the ripple factor for a full wave rectifier with a filter. This parameter is defined as the ratio of the root mean square (rms) value of the ripple voltage (Vr_rms) to the ...
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Minimal ripple, minimal fuss

I am in need of a stable 5v source, max current around 200mA for a pocket oscilloscope. I have tried a powerbank, but the step-up converter puts through too much ripple that messes with the Scope. ...
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Interpreting the ripple curve of a half wave rectifier

While reading about how a half wave rectified output is filtered using a capacitor, I came across the following waveforms: corresponding to the circuit: In the interval from 0 to , the diode is ...
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Ripple on input of Buffer, Non-Inverting

I am using M74VHC1GT125DT1G a non inverting Buffer IC. See attached image . I have capture input and output waveform,problem is even when my input is constant high the output is switching. MODEM TS ...
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Ringing/Noise on smps output while BJT turns on

I am trying to build a 4watt SMPS with 5v output.The design uses BJT switching in quasi-resonant mode. Though I could get the 5V output, I am observing ringing in the output which is increasing the ...
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Full Wave Rectifier Ripple Problem

I have made a full wave rectifier circuit to obtain 5VDC, 9VDC and -9VDC. To prevent the ripple, i have selected C1 and C2 as 4uF which were shown below. I will use a 12V, 6W transformer to get AC ...
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Cheap boost converter ripple.

I'm trying to boost 12v to 19v(for charging laptop) with a cheap boost converter. But I noticed that I have some voltage ripple (See images). What can I do about this? And will it hurt my laptop ...
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Adding ripple to a voltage signal in ADS

I'm simulating an FMCW radar in ADS and to control the VCO I use a ramp generator. I tried the ideal case, now I want to add a ripple to my ramp voltage so I can analyze the effect of a ramp voltage ...
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Switching DC/DC-converter large input and output spike

I am currently testing a DC/DC converter component that it meets datasheet specification. Link to component datasheet: http://www.tracopower.com/products/thn15wi.pdf (THN 15-2411, in: 9-36 V, out: 5 V)...
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Reducing Noise in HLG-120H-350A power supply to LEDs

Somewhat new to electronics but learned it due to being forced to with my current lighting setup. I am able to put in more screen time when using DC driven led lights. I have the following switch ...
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Derivation of ripple voltage formula for simple half-wave rectifier

Im solving a problem where I have to calculate the ripple voltage for a half-wave rectifier (with a diode and capacitor) and the formula is V=I/(fC). I like to know where the formulas come from, how ...
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A question about sizing capacitor to mitigate the ripple of a DC-DC converter output

As a part of a circuit, I want to power an opamp LM311 with a 5V DC single supply. The whole circuit will be supplied by a 24V DC supply. To avoid another power supply I want to use this 24V to 5V DC-...