i need help

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by tanifor, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. tanifor

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    Jan 19, 2009
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    i need help to connect and extract the analog output of a photodiode to trigger a digital circuit.can anyone help me out?
     
  2. jj_alukkas

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    Jan 8, 2009
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    What is the light source you are going to use to trigger it?IR, Laser, Ordinary light? what type of triggering do you need? I mean when light falls on it, should it give a high(5v) or low(ov) output?? What is the output you are going to drive? Load or TTL?

    Please provide such details for everyone to help you faster..
     
  3. mik3

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    Feb 4, 2008
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    Use an op amp as a comparator to sense the voltage the photodiode creates with a reference voltage.
     
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