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Singled ended or Differential - Engine Control Unit

I know this topic has been beaten to death but I still have not got a clear understanding. Pardon me for my bad explanation as I am an automotive engineer by trade. I am simulating an engine knock ...
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How to connect/terminate differential CML logic outputs to single ended ECL logic input?

If I want to use a CML differential gate's (Ex: SY58051AU) output as the enable ECL input for an ECL counter(EX: MC100EP016A), whats the best way to connect the output to input? I think I need to use ...
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Noise immunity of single ended analog voltage signal

I want to use a sensor with analog output in my design. The output of the sensor is a low frequency traingular wave (less than 300 Hz) and voltage vetween 0 - 5V. I need to carry the sensor signal to ...
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Single ended to differential conversion with voltage divider

Let's assume I have an AD-converter that expects a differential signal with zero common mode voltage and I want to connect a single ended signal source. If the AD has it's own isolated ground, couldn'...
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How to measure external voltage differential with single ended ADC?

I would like to measure voltages from external circuits with the single ended ADC from an Atmega324. The plan is to power the Atmega324 with 3.3V and use a 1.024 or 2.048 voltage reference. The ...
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Experimenting interference effects for different measurement systems

This is about for low level signals interference/noise being observed with single ended data acquisition inputs but not with diff inputs. Basically there are three data acquisition boards, where one ...
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Pseudo-differential DAC output to single ended [closed]

I have a Cirrus Logic CS43198 DAC with pseudo differential outputs. Is there a simple passive circuit to change them to single ended outputs?
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Differential to single ended circuit

I have a differential signal up to 1.5 MHz and have to transform it to a single ended signal. I have found this amplifier which has a BW of 2.2 MHz and should therefore be okay for this task. The ...
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Differential Amplifier circuit

I wanted to transform a differential signal to a single-ended signal using a differential amplifier. When I am reading the datasheets for fully differential amplifiers there are just single-ended/...
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Differential to single ended

I have a differential signal ranging from 0 to 2 MHz and need to transform it into a single-ended signal. I found out that there are 3 methods: Transformer Amplifier simply ground the negative part ...
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Abnormal Voltage drop reading, 4 wire vs 3 wire, Singled ended input

I have been given a measurement circuit that is measuring voltage drop across a switch. The idea is that it uses the 4 wire method for measuring resistance. However for our purpose we are not ...
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What is the practical advantage of using mirrored signal outputs eventhough what matters is balancing the wires?

Some devices output differential outputs since both wires carry varying signals which are mirrored. Most devices on the other hand output one signal carrying and one GND wire. There is also ...
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Some questions about a single ended system and common mode noise

Below is a system where a signal source on the left is floating/ungrounded/unearthed and the measurement system on the right is earth-grounded through the signal analog ground AGND: Regarding the ...
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Will this one-switch resonant topology work?

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab Will this thing work? I do not mind the horrendous amount of interference this may produce. Principle of operation is: Switch-on ...
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Single-ended to differential conversion and ADC application

I am not quite familiar with the things I am going to describe. So, I need some help over here. I want to integrate an AD4001 ADC at a board I currently design. The thing is that my analog signal is ...
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Efficiency of obtaining differential signalling from a single-ended manufactured transducers

This will be a conceptual question. I'm sometimes dealing with data-acquisition of transducers, like strain gauges, accelerometers ect. sort of sensors. Most of these sensors have their own precision ...
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sending differential signals off board, what kind of connector do I use?

So, my question is this. I've got four differential pairs from an LVDS chip which need to go to a connector, along with a few single-ended signals. For this purpose, I chose a hirose df13 connector. ...
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AD8131 Single Ended to Differential Problem

I am attempting to convert a single ended signal (0-5V) to a differential signal (+/- 5V about 0V) using an AD8131ARZ. I have it wired as per the attached schematic. When I supply +5V to the positive ...
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How to solve electric shock issues in this system?

When I measure the potential difference between for example a 12V DC output device's one output terminal such as a power supply's or a transducer's and the "earth ground", I see 50Hz voltage signal ...
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When would I use a 4-20mA differential current input?

I've recently run into a scenario where I need to pick between a singled ended current input (4-20mA) input device and a differential current input device. Single Ended and Differential. I've never ...
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Single ended active bandpass filter

I've designed an active bandpass filter based on the one described in this article http://www.bu.edu/eng/courses/ek307/documents/ActiveFilterNotes.pdf (section 13.3.4). However, I want to use a single ...
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What are the effects of single ended signals on twisted pair conductors?

I'm currently using a cable that has multiple twisted pair conductors. I'm attempting to send a several single ended signals down some of these conductors at a frequency of 12.5MHz. Essentially, I'm ...
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Differential to Single-ended conversion clipping issue

I am attempting to convert the differential output of a DAC to a single-ended signal using the following circuit from a TI datasheet: The signals going into this amplifier look like this: And the ...
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Could anyone explain why differential biasing is easier than single-ended one? [closed]

The lecture says that differenial biasing is easier than single ended. Could anyone explain why differential biasing is easier than single-ended one?
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What does an impedance to a fixed potential mean?

I am reviewing about differential pair and this comes up a bit confusing. Could anyone explain the part "equal impedances to a fixed potential" here? What does an impedance to a fixed potential mean? ...
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using the AD8475 as a single ended output

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I am putting together my schematic and I am trying to figure out if I can use the AD8475 as a single ended output buffer. AD8475 ...
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Single ended to differential amplifier workings

Hello electronics experts, I do not yet have enough reputation to post more then two images. For the images please see: http://imgur.com/a/dizis I have a single ended signal that i want to convert ...
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What are the concerns when converting single-ended signals into differential?

Application Description: We are converting a single ended DAC output into differential. The DAC output composes a DC signal(-10V - +10V) and sine waves running below 100kHz(below 100mVpp). The DAC ...
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A confusion on two single-ended measurement systems

Here is the link for two different measurement systems: http://zone.ni.com/reference/en-XX/help/370466V-01/measfunds/refsingleended/ In RSE case, the AIGND is the point where all channels' grounds ...
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Open loop PWM using TL494

I need to generate a fixed frequency and variable duty cycle PWM signal. Normally I would've used a microcontroller , but due to unavoidable circumstances , I have to use the TL494. I did an extensive ...
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Common Mode Vs Single Ended Signals

What is the difference between common-mode and single ended signals? I hope, In common-mode signal:We need to have two separate transmission lines and one ground line. In single ended signal:We need ...
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Is It Okay to Run a Single-Ended 5V Pulse Train through One Strand of a Twisted Pair?

Okay, I have a motion control application that I want to wire up. The motor drives run from single-ended step and direction signals. I am designing a circuit board, and was thinking of using 8-pin ...
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Voltage and current measurement of battery Single ended or differential?

I am trying to measure battery's current and voltage for a battery charging/monitoring project. I have read all about current sensing (including high side & low side sensing). And i have decided ...
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How to design a single-ended to differential converter with audio transformer?

I am attempting to build an audio amplifier that accepts an arbitrary stereo input signal via a 3.5mm connector. My objective is to convert that single-ended input into a balanced AND differential ...
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Single-Ended Input operation of Differential ADC

I am looking at purchasing a 14-bit ADC chip (http://www.farnell.com/datasheets/1882573.pdf) for a battery monitoring project that I am working on, and am using a differential amplifier measuring ...
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How differential pairs should be called out on fabrication print?

I have a design that the diff-pairs (100 Ohm impedance) and single-ended (50 Ohm impedance) are routed on the same layer. To specifying the impedance, on the “Lamination Stack-up”, I am going to add ...
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Generating a high speed single-ended voltage output from differential currents

I'm working on a signal generator using a high speed DAC, which has balanced current outputs (two outputs, each 0-20mA, 180 degrees out of phase). The DAC is 250MSPS, so I'd like the analog frontend ...
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Make outputs single ended on CS4234

I am working with the CS4234 codec for a project It has 4 ADCs and 5DACs. One thing that is confusing me is that the pins are labled AOUT1- and AOUT1+ in the similar fashion for all ADCs and DACs. ...
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Thermocouple amplifier - single-ended vs differential?

When connecting a thermocouple to an amplifier, what are the advantages of the differential versus the single-ended configuration?
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Drawbacks of using single-ended communication over differential pairs

I recently bought a ZYBO FPGA board only to find out that there are exactly six regular single-ended GPIO lines wired to the FPGA. In contrast to that, 18 differential lines are available. The board's ...
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Fully diff signal to single ended signal

I'm designign a circuit using the AMC1200 isolation amplifier from TI. http://www.ti.com/product/amc1200-q1 As you can see the output is differential, and I'd like too feed it to a schmidt trigger ...
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Using Single Ended Output with Differential Input by Grounding one Input

I am making a frequency generator using the AD9833 (programmed from the PIC16F876). I wish to use a Programmable Gain Amplifier to adjust the signal level before being sent to a power amplifier (...
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Charge mode piezoelectric signal conditioning

I have a charge-mode piezoelectric dynamic pressure sensor (datasheet link) that I want to read a signal from. If you look at the datasheet it says the sensor outputs are in a balanced and floating ...
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Ranges for ADC Reference Voltages

I am trying to select and ADC with single ended inputs which can input positive and negative voltages (around +500mV to -500mV). Due to the nature of the system I am selecting it for, the voltages ...
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Differential or Single-Ended ADC?

I'm getting to know the Freescale Kinetis L microcontroller. It's ADC has a lot of options, but long story short, it seems like I should be able to get 16-bit resolution in either single ended or ...