 • Parallel Elements

Discussion of what it means for electrical elements to be in parallel.

2.50K
• Open Circuits

An explanation of what an open circuit is.

8.32K
• Short Circuits

An explanation of what a short circuit is.

34.4K
• Pull-Down and Pull-Up Resistors

Discussion of how a resistor can either be used as a pull-up resistor or a pull-down resistor to tie a node in a circuit to a known voltage.

6.97K
• Choosing a Current-Limiting Resistor

Discussion of the need to use resistors to limit the current in certain circuits.

15.2K
• Comparators

A comparator is any circuit whose output will assert when an input signal rises above a given threshold, and de-assert when the input falls back below the threshold.

1.94K
• Voltage dividers

Voltage dividers are commonly used circuits that split an applied overall voltage into a smaller desired voltage level.

3.51K
• Multi-Button Input

This topic page describes how you can set up a multi-button input circuit.

2.38K
• Diode Protection Circuit

This topic provides background information on diode protection circuits.

15.1K
Parallel Elements

Discussion of what it means for electrical elements to be in parallel.

2.50K
×
Open Circuits

An explanation of what an open circuit is.

8.32K
×
Short Circuits

An explanation of what a short circuit is.

34.4K
×
Pull-Down and Pull-Up Resistors

Discussion of how a resistor can either be used as a pull-up resistor or a pull-down resistor to tie a node in a circuit to a known voltage.

6.97K
×
Choosing a Current-Limiting Resistor

Discussion of the need to use resistors to limit the current in certain circuits.

15.2K
×
Comparators

A comparator is any circuit whose output will assert when an input signal rises above a given threshold, and de-assert when the input falls back below the threshold.

1.94K
×
Voltage dividers

Voltage dividers are commonly used circuits that split an applied overall voltage into a smaller desired voltage level.

3.51K
×
Multi-Button Input

This topic page describes how you can set up a multi-button input circuit.

2.38K
×
Diode Protection Circuit

This topic provides background information on diode protection circuits.

15.1K
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