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UPDATED:.19:47 23 August 2014
FUNCTION BLOCK
FUNCTION
Takes an AC voltage and rectifies it to produce a peak DC output.


VR1 (Decay)alters the speed at which the voltage changes

Supply Voltage (+V): N/A

Blue = Vin, Red = Vout

CIRCUIT DETAILS
+V
Vin
0V
PCB LAYOUT

PCB size: 51mm x 25mm

Assembly Instructions

+V
Vout
0V

NOTES

  • The circuit is completely passive, meaning it needs no supply and has a gain of less than 1 (a loss - but not much).

APPLICATIONS:

  • Measuring circuits
  • Sound meter
  • Signal detection
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