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Routing signal and power lines using MCU

I got an MCU (STM32F103C8T6) and a special device The device has 2 main lines of interest: ID and VCC. The VCC is 3V3 tolerant and takes around 100-250 mA depending on mode. And ID is used for ...
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HX711 module VCC and no VDD

(Image source and more details: circuitio.io) I am trying to build the above circuit powered by battery alone. Sparkfun HX711 is expensive and hence I am using HX711 bought on Amazon. Here is the ...
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Why does a IR Transmitter need a VCC?

I'm building a IR hub to control several LEDs stripes, and a projector in a room and noticed that my IR transmitter works even when VCC is not connected. Should I wire it in anyways? Why is it there? ...
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How does this circuit start up?

I'm trying to understand how CI HT7A6322 starts up. Relevant part of the datasheet says: Control circuit power supply. Also provides a charging current during start up due to a high voltage ...
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How should I use 3.3V + 5V in KiCad without getting an ERC error?

Below are parts of my design. Using KiCad, I have problems using both VCC (5V) and 3.3V power, both from Arduino Mega pins. If on U6 (flash) I connect 3 and 7 I get a similar error, so I guess I did ...
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Trying to Understand How to connect 74LS173A in Digital Works

A little bit of background first: I found an older application that seems to be very versatile. It is called Digital Works. You can find it here. Within this application you are able to use basic ...
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Oscillator capacitors to VCC

I recently came across this circuit in which the oscillator capacitors are connected to VCC and not to GND. Researching I've read many comments stating that VCC and GND are at the same AC potential. ...
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Whats the difference between one terminal power source vs. two terminals power source in circuit simulators?

I found a step down voltage regulator circuit online and tried to simulate it and noticed that it runs when I use the one terminal power source and it doesn't run when I use the two terminal power ...
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Possible Error in Microchip Datasheet

I am working on duplicating a product according to the Microchip datasheet. http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/appnotes/00857b.pdf My question has to do with something I found in the schematic (...
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External VCC for USB cable while keeping data connection

I want to connect my android phone and arduino to create a fast and reliable serial connection. I've read that it is possible with USB OTG but i will need to charge my phone eventually. So i was ...
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SIM800L short circuit between VCC, GND and NET

I've soldered my SIM800L module like this. When I'm checking with multi-meter, I'm getting a short circuit between VCC, GND and NET. Why this is happening?
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Routing VCC with jumpers?

I'm trying to route a new VHF RF receiver (LO is 151MHz, RF is 162MHz). There's a pair of LC filters on this board, as well as a Si5351 oscillator and a crystal. From what I've read, an uninterrupted ...
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How MCU provides an output to pins [duplicate]

I would like to know how does MCU provide it's output current. here is a little drawing of my assumption (simplified) of how a pin is functioning when it is set to output. Basically it is a ...
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What is PVDD and AVDD?

I know VDD,VCC,VEE and VSS and what they stand for. But when I came across this circuit: I saw this. Those PVDD and AVDD terms? What to do they convey or stand for? This circuit is amplifier ...
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Wire to VDD or GND?

In the circuit below, there are four LTC485 ICs, one input (left), three for output (right). Pins 2, 3 and 8 are going to +5V, as well as GND. So where should I connect them to? Should I wire them all ...
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Longest, thinnest trace length to decoupling capacitor before capacitor is effectively useless

I was told time and time again to always put decoupling capacitors as close to the IC pin's VCC as possible. Sometimes when I make complex boards, I try my best to put the capacitor lead so close to ...
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Logic Gate Power in Proteus

Can someone explain to me how you can power (vcc, vdd whatever) a logic gate in Proteus, with only the input and output pins being shown? Thanks in advance. The above is the circuit I want to ...
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DAC: Vcc or Vref determine resolution?

Does the resolution of a DAC depend on the supply voltage or on the reference voltage? How would the possible voltage levels be calculated if we have, for example, a DAC with Vcc = 5V, Vref = 0.5V and ...
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How to connect clean power to multiple pins

I’m more inclined with software than hardware, so there may be a simple answer I’ve missed somewhere. Most of the ICs I’ve been looking at require multiple VCC and VSS pairs such as cortex processors....
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How is this source actually connected in the circuit?

I have seen this way of connecting the source in a couple of books now but I still am not sure if I am getting it right. This is how I am interpreting it, I have a feeling I'm very much wrong. The ...
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Vcc decoupling, how to do exactly?

I understand what decoupling is needed, but I did not understand how it is applied. For example, in this scheme that I found, there are many capacitors at the output. (Is a DC-DC converter). Some ...
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Biasing analog MEMS microphone [closed]

I am using a analog type MEMS microphone.(SMA120). Interface chip PCM2912 provi SMA100 data sheet PCM2912a data sheet PCM2912 product page not for new designs Could you kindly suggest me a proper ...
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msp430 launchpad PWR led blinking

I want to use MSP430 launchpad to control a switch working between 1.65V and 2.75V. So, I wanted to force Vcc value to 2V instead of 3,3V while it is connected to my PC. I connected Vcc and GND pins ...
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How to identify a VCC pin on PCB use digital multimeter?

I want identify a VCC pin in JTAG header on PCB use digital multimeter. The multimeter is entry-level model without continuity test mode, only Resistance mode and Diode test mode. The VCC voltage is 3....
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try to understand ground and power planes

I'm trying to understand how signals flows in the GND layer. Let's assume that I have 4 layers PCB: Signal GND POWER Signal The CPU connect to the GND layer with VIA and I want to know, how the ...
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Why are Ethernet jack center taps connected to VCC?

Taking this schematic as an example: EtherTen Can someone explain to me why the center taps of the transformers (TXCT, RXCT) are connected to VCC? I've seen this connection in many (although not all)...
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What are the reasons why this analog to digital conversion is inaccurate?

I am planning to wire up the following sensor to an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi with a ADC. The following segment gives a wiring diagram and than says that "Analog to digital conversions rely ...
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jumper wires better for VCC or ground?

I'm trying to route 10 DIP ICs on a single-sided PCB, but because of my available pcb space, I cannot fit all 10 ICs in one single row. Instead, I lined them up in three rows. It seems that if I ...