Questions tagged [transmitter]

Questions on a set of equipment used to generate and transmit electromagnetic waves carrying messages or signals, esp. those of radio or television.

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Use Potentiometer to change frequency in FM Radio Transmitter

I know that in most circuits you use a tank circuit consisting of an inductor and variable capacitor in parallel to generate different frequencies like this one. However since most cheap trimmer caps ...
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Use Preformed inductor instead of coil for FM Transmitter

I want to build this transmitter: The inductor in the schematic says 0.1uh so I figured I could get some of these and use them instead of making my own like it describes in the picture. I would be ...
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2n3904 vs. Pn2222A for FM Radio Transmitters

My question is which is better for transmitting an audio signal on the common 88 - 108 fm band: the common 2n3904 NPN transistor or the PN2222A NPN or are they interchangeable. I have seen a lot of ...
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555 timer as FM transmitter vs. Tank Circuit

This site seems to suggest the use of the 555 timer in astable mode to generate frequency modulation from a source. The typical transmitter uses a tank circuit with an inductor and trimmer capacitor ...
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Transmit electrical signal across human body [closed]

Is it possible to transmit and receive an electrical signal SAFELY using the human body as a medium? For example, I would have a transmitter of some sorts in my left hand, and a receiver in my right. ...
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Timed Infrared or Infrared PWM Signals

We are trying to have a moving IR receiver pickup a specific IR-led for a range of IR-LEDs. The options we're looking at : Send and unique pwm signal from each different led, the moving object knows ...
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GPS SOS Signal Device [closed]

Is there a way to send GPS coordinates from one device to another, without the use of any kind of cell service? What I'm attempting to design is a device that connect to a motorcycles' tip-over ...
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RF - separate transmitter and receiver antennas for half duplex

i was wondering why is it for just half duplex systems, don't we have a dedicated transceiver and a dedicated transmitter antenna. ok, just hear me out... assuming we are using grounded monopoles, ...
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Generating Rolling Code with Arduino for RF Switch

I am working home automation using Arduino and TX/RX module. From various sources I learned that Rolling Code based RF Switches are having better security. I have following queries How suitable it ...
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What are the trade-offs of transmission bands?

If I were designing an RF circuit how do I determine what band the circuit should operate on? What are the trade offs? and why is the higher the frequency the lower range? It is quite un-intuitive for ...
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How does the plastic-tube inductor in this wireless transmitter work?

This single layer PCB (solder side shown here) is from an old fan remote: The inductor in the plastic tube is not connected physically to any components; however, the two loops of wire surrounding it ...
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Peak-to-peak voltage of WRL-10534?

I'm experimenting with the 434 MHz RF Link transmitter (WRL-10534) from SparkFun. I'd like to determine the peak-to-peak voltage of the RF output, but I don't have access to an oscilloscope that can ...
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Wireless transmission power for multiple receivers

I have just started learning about wireless systems and for some reason I'm hung up on what I feel is a fundamental idea. Consider some transmitter-receiver pair with isotropic antennas. The receiver ...
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Replace LED by a Trasmitter

I need a wireless switch with capability to report current state, so I would like to modify a wireless switche like this, by replacing a current state LED by a trasmitter to get the state of current ...
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square wave carrier signal

I am having some trouble to put things together into one picture. Can a modulated carrier wave be a square wave? If yes then How? Because at resonant frequency at the transmitter, the current ...
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How would I measure distance with a transmitter/receiver pair?

I am looking to build a a device that can transmit/receive its distance from another device, with the other device doing the same up to 50 meters. Will using a fm transmitter and receiver with a ...
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How is it possible to have a 5W transmitter driving 50 ohms with a 12V supply?

So let's say you have a circuit, which generates a carrier wave at some frequency (let's say 27MHz) and it's connected to a 50 ohm dummy load (which I gather is equivalent to an antenna for circuit ...
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Distinguish between two ultrasonic transmitters

I want to have two ultrasonic transmitters emit signals to three receivers for measuring distances and relative position of the transmitters to the receivers. The distance between the transmitters is ...
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What is the best and simple circuit diagram for a radio receiver to receive radio waves in Citizen's Band [closed]

I am building a two way radio system using the citizen's band in India. The transmitter is using a 555 timer IC clocked at a frequency between 26.957-27.383MHz to transmit AM waves. Can you please ...
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What's the relationship between samples and bits?

I was talking to a friend today that I have a transmitter which is capable of sending 128 samples/second. Note that each sample is a voltage level represented by a floating point decimal. He then ...
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2.4 GHz versus 434 MHz transceiver for home automation

I am working on a project that uses an Arduino Uno R3 and will have one receiver and one transmitter. I'm going to use this for home automation within my home in India. I want to know which ...
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There is a missing component in this circuit and couldn't figure out why?

I'm designing a BA1404 Stereo FM transmitter and I found the following source: Source Link You can find the component list, circuit scheme and the other stuff on this page. But when I look at the ...
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My Rf reciever circuit on battery ,but not with a rectified xformer output as source

I just made a Rf circuit that turns on and off a relay depending on the transmitter's message The circuit is working fine when i connect it to a 9v battery. But i cant get the circuit to work with ...
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Will BA1404 circuit work with TEA5591A

For an electronics project I would like to build stereo FM transmitter and receiver circuits. I was just wondering if these two circuits would work together. The BA1404 circuit can be found here. ...
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Best way to wirelessly transmit and receive data [closed]

I'm working on a project that requires wireless transmission and reception of data. I wonder what the best technology would be. It is not tons of data maybe not even a kilobyte. And the range should ...
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FM Radio transmitter and receiver circuits

I'm planning on building a FM transmitter and receiver circuit for an electronics project. I was just wondering if these two circuits would work together. Also would they be suitable for transmitting ...
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How to switch a transistor when a radio signal is received?

I have a circuit which switches on by sending current to the base of one of its transistors. I'm trying to make receiver which can receive signals from a AM transmitter and send current to base of ...
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Help with a RF reciever circuit

Recently I have been working on a basic RF receiver, but my efforts so far have proved fruitless. I designed the following circuit based of of previous research into the topic. According to what I ...
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Measuring direction of object (or angle of signal origin)

I am interested in somehow tracking the "compass" direction of a moving object from a reference-station -- in other words, something similar to submarine sonar systems (although I'm unsure how those ...
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A question about resonance and crystal radio?

This is a circuit of crystal radio transmitter. I've tested it, and it works properly. but I can't understand everything in this circuit... L1 and C5 make resonance frequency, Would you tell me if ...
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Amplifying the signal from a transponder detection loop

Transponder I have a simple powered transponder which sends data using binary phase-shift keying (BPSK) on a 5Mhz carrier with a required range of 6-12 inches. It is used to time laps of remote ...
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Basic FM circuit

I have been messing around with a basic FM transmitter circuit, and I want to have a better explanation on how it works. I have searched around and found nothing. Can someone please explain how the LC ...
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FM Transmitter Amplifier — Maximum output power with non-customized parts?

I would like to build an FM transmitter on my own and I found a nice circuit that acts as a USB sound card to transmit low power FM signals. http://tipok.org.ua/node/35 My plan is to add another ...
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How can I turn pulsating DC (square wave) from a 555 IC timer into an ac square wave?

I am trying to create build a morse code transmitter. I know that morse code is sent at 500 KHZ so I set my 555 to spit out pulsating DC in a square wave with 9 volt peaks. But I am unsure wether ...
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Data over a 5V DC power connector

I am looking for a simple way to encode some data over a dc power line. (Probably using a very low cost IC) In my design, I have a port that provides 5V, 200mA for connecting some device, but now I ...
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Building a UHF FM audio transmitter

I'd like to build a UHF (~800 MHz) FM audio transmitter. I have no experience in electrical engineering but I study physics and I'd like to acquire practical experience in electronics. In fact my goal ...
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How do multiple transmitters and single reciever work?

I have multiple digital transmitters sending packets to an receiver, and packets from different transmitters may arrive at the same time, how can the receiver differentiate multiple packets at the ...
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Can we capture and reproduce the bluetooth signals

Are there any devices that can capture bluetooth signals and reproduce them? Or is it simply possible to capture bluetooth signals if we have any bluetooth device? Does a bluetooth device have ...
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FM transmitter main output frequency

please tell me the output frequency of this circuit,its work and has about 10 watt power with using C2101 as output stage,thanks It's working,and has high power in so far as I turn it on close to my ...
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Radio frequency signal transmitter

I lost the remote of an RC helicopter. I want to make a remote and know about the circuit. I am searching for this component which has three legs beside the LED in the pic. Would someone help me ...
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Need a help with 3D Low Frequency Wakeup Receiver AS3933

I am software developer and I am totally new to circuits field. Can somebody help me to understand how the 125 kHz transmitter and AS3933 receiver works? This is the link where it says how it ...
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Trying to figure out the distance my computer is from my Bluetooth peripheral via RSSI. Is it possible?

I'm having a great deal of trouble figuring it out. I know it's far from exact, but I would like to have a reasonable estimate in meters. Right now my device is reporting back to my the RSSI value ...
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Power LED's using RF transmitter and receiver with Arduino

I'm working on a project that I have two sensors, two Arduinos (a YUN and an UNO), two LED's, and an RF transmitter/receiver It's a pretty simple procedure: Activate a force sensor, send it via RF ...
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How does a cube sat communicate with ground station with a 1w antenna

I heard that cubesat signals can be received with a hand held radio. Its confusing me that how a 1 metre antenna radiating 1watt energy can simply be received using hand held radios. I am designing a ...
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Can I estimate Wi-Fi's power transmission in function of the amount of data transmitted?

For a specific device connected to specific AP. Can I estimate the differences in radiation power (mWh) depending on the data transmitted (2KB/s vs 200KB/s)? If so, how?
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Hardware advice for simple wireless embedded application

Now, I am going to learn embedded programming in microcontroller. I am going to create a device that will receive signal from wireless transmitter. The range will be less than 30 meters. So, I have ...
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Bluetooth receiver from multiple transmitters

I need a bluetooth receiver to receive a signal from few transmitters. There is extremely little information about bluetooth on the internet. Google gives a lot of topics about android and iPhones, ...
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Linear potentiometer for suspension travel

I am working on a project for university measuring the extension of a cars suspension. I have a potentiometer available to me, but have a few questions regarding how to use it. I understand that it ...
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Using RF Link Transmitter/Receiver - ADC vs Microcontroller?

I have a sensor that gives off 4 volts when actuated and I would like to transmit it a distance to a light. So I found these RF Link Transmitter/Receiver at 434MHz: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/...
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How to increase frequency modulation index?

I'm thinking of making a low power FM transmitter. Here's a diagram. It seems an absolute pull range of a VCXO will limit the modulation index. Is there possibly a way to extend it?