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Offline Zero999

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Re: op amp intentional clipping
« Reply #25 on: July 10, 2017, 10:38:04 pm »
That looks very promising.  I will probably still need a preamp in front of it.
Why? The output of the comparator should be 0V to 5V, which should trigger the monostable with no preamplifier.
 

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Re: op amp intentional clipping
« Reply #26 on: July 11, 2017, 08:54:38 am »
My input signal is on the order of 10uV pp.  I just guessed that there would be some minimum hysteresis but looking at spec sheets now I see that "internal" hysteresis is in fact a special feature and that many comparators can change states on just uV difference on inputs.  (Correct me if wrong.)

Cool, this is probably a much better solution!
 


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