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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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?
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Can a smartphone transmit over the 902-928MHz bands? [closed]

I came across a remote control that uses the 902-928MHz band. Can a smartphone transmit WiFi/Bluetooth over those frequencies? If yes, is there anything special about it? Thanks
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Is it possible to use 2-way walkie talkie to locate position?

Basically, given no GPS is allowed, can we use walkie talkie to locate the position of a car / a person? I am assuming the walkie talkie is using radio, not GPS-based. What equipments will be ...
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Why is it so hard to get waves through the earth and ocean?

Quoted from the source Crystal sets to Sideband, the author said if you have an ohm meter measuring across the whole earth, the meter would display only 300 ohms. A while ago, I asked about earth ...
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UHF Transmitter - Arduino - How to

I am planning to do a near space balloon project with my son. I want to do something special. I don't want to just send up a camera I want to broadcast live video and other metrics. I have a strong ...
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ultra low power mini wireless transmitter / receiver?

I'm looking for suggestions for a wireless transmitter & receiver combination. I'm basically just trying to bridge several buttons over a wireless signal(s) (i.e. send a 1 bit signal) in as small ...
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How to debug a transmitting configuration?

I'm using a CC1101 radio to communicate with an existing protocol. The settings I've used to configure the radio seem sound, as I'm able to receive messages from the 'other end' without errors. My ...
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Using 27MHz car with 49MHz remote control

I managed to do something like this guy here, but after I connected the Arduino to the 49MHz remote control, I figured out that I have another car which works on <...
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Wireless signal reflection

When two devices are connected via wireless, one device sends a character using its TX line, and the character is received by the other device on its RX line, and vice versa. My question is, RF ...
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Re-broadcasting a wideband satellite television signal over a short distance?

Normally a coax cable connects a satellite dish to the receiver. I'm in a situation where I can't easily install a coax cable, but a wireless signal ought to be possible because it's only 10 meters ...
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Wireless transmission/reception through 100 feet (30m), including concrete wall

I have an electrical engineering degree, but little experience in building wireless equipment. I need to transmit a signal through about 100 feet of distance, including a concrete wall. I need ...
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Using one RF transmitter to send an On/Off signal to multiple receivers

I want to create a system where I can send an On/Off signal to multiple receivers, to say, tell them to turn on an LED. Would I need to have a transmitter/receiver pair for each LED, or can I just ...
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Calculate transmitting power of the Transmitter

I cannot get a hold of my professor and I'm stuck tyring to understand how to solve this problem. It's not homework or an assignment I'm preparing my self for a test. So as the title states I need ...
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Any wireless technology to find the distance between transmitter and receiver

I have a static transmitter and a mobile receiver. Is there any wireless technology to find the distance between the two in real time. Apart from using gps!
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High Powered Radio Transmitters

What kind of radio transmitter would be used on an data collection unit to transmit telemetry over long distances? For example a weather station in a remote location, or in a buoy just off the coast ...
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Does an RF receiver constantly consume power?

I'm building a battery operated robotic arm and would like to use a cheap, short distance RF transmitter/receiver kit to trigger it. However I would like to know whether the receiver will constantly ...
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Designing a Morse code transmit/receive shoe

Thank you for considering my general question, which I assure you is serious! I want to build -- or have built -- a magnificent shoe that can convert taps (front of the shoe) into Morse code and ...
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Mapping Temperature Transmitter Range: 4-20 mA to temperature Range: 0-100C [closed]

I want to know as to how do you subdivide the above range 0 C To 100 C into 4 to 20 mA.? Each mA will be of what Range in degree C.
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Question about transmitter/reciever

I have built a transmitter/receiver with an antenna and crystal. I am wondering if it is stable. Here is my transmitter: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab Here is my ...
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Checksum done without microcontroller

How could I transmit data from a device such as a distance sensor or quadrature encoder with an RF transmitter and also transmit a checksum or will I have to use a microcontroller such as the Arduino?
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Is there any circuit like “Burglar alarm ” or “Proximity dector” with a range of 100 meters

I am in search of a circuit which works with IR or RF wave with a range of 100 meter to detect proximity or burglar. I need this to detect the presence of human or animals One thing important is i ...
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How do I determine the proper FM transmitter strength?

I want to build an FM transmitter that will transmit (on an unused frequency) from my laptop (near my video projector) to my receiver (about 20' away on the other side of the room). Then, I thought ...
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Digital Compass identifying direction of travel for use with trains

I work in a control center for a train company in the UK. Our trains work in either direction but only one end has first class carriages. Because trains on our network reverse quite a lot it is ...
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Spark Transmitter with flyback driver and good arcs

I recently built a Fly-back Driver with a fly-back transformer and a primary voltage input of 12 volts and the arcs are about an inch long ( i don't know the exact output voltage because I don't have ...
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Transmitting GPS data to Raspberry Pi

I am trying to figure out a way to get GPS data from a remote source to a Raspberry Pi. The remote source would be a helmet mounted GPS receiver so it would need to be small and preferably inexpensive....

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