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    Digital Potentiometers

  • A-D and D-A Conversion
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  • Audio
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  • Power Supply Margining and Calibration
  • RF Power Amp

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    86.5kB
    Application Note 5554  Abstract
    ASIC Fixes for Noisy Analog “Oops”
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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663  Abstract
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    131.1kB
    Application Note 4301  Abstract
    The Zero-Transistor IC, a New Plateau in IC Design
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    57.9kB
    Application Note 5278  Abstract
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    83kB
    Tutorial 5275  Abstract
    Calibration - Needless or a Necessity?
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    111.4kB
    Tutorial 4645  Abstract
    A Power Engineer: the Super Hero in a Design?
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    67.3kB
    Tutorial 5067  Abstract
    Margining and Calibration for Fun and Profit
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    180.4kB
    Tutorial 5279  Abstract
    IC Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis: Find the Facts and Avoid the Guesswork
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    325.7kB
    Application Note 4491  Abstract
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    164kB
    Application Note 3853  Abstract
    Equalizing Techniques Flatten DAC Frequency Response
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    137.3kB
    Tutorial 5066  Abstract
    When Is Calibration Important?
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    96.2kB
    Tutorial 5274  Abstract
    It's Hot! Why Are My CMOS Logic Circuits Burning Up?
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    138.5kB
    Application Note 4936  Abstract
    Calibrating a Power Supply with a Digital Potentiometer
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    210.4kB
    Application Note 4490  Abstract
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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    64.8kB
    Tutorial 5065  Abstract
    Radio Susceptibility - Cure with Antibiotic, Vaccine, or the Laws of Physics?
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    86kB
    Tutorial 4606  Abstract
    Self-Starting Can Be Hard to Do - Understanding Power-on-Reset Requirements in Regulators and Bandgaps
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    448.5kB
    Application Note 5149  Abstract
    Adding Autorestart Capability to the MAX16046 EEPROM-Programmable System Manager
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    85.9kB
    Application Note 4427  Abstract
    Demonstrating Green Technology with Apples, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes
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    72kB
    Tutorial 5061  Abstract
    Effective Number of Bits Calculator Tutorial
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    389.8kB
    Tutorial 5036  Abstract
    Calibration Circuit Library
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    133.7kB
    Application Note 4605  Abstract
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    70.8kB
    Application Note 4711  Abstract
    Digital Calibration Makes Automated Test Easy; Calibration FAQs
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    95.6kB
    Tutorial 4704  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Industrial Equipment Designs
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    95.3kB
    Tutorial 4703  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Medical Equipment Designs
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    189.9kB
    Tutorial 4602  Abstract
    Adjusting and Calibrating Out Offset and Gain Error in a Precision DAC
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    137kB
    Tutorial 4429  Abstract
    Murphy's Law and the Risks of Designing "Off Data Sheet"
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    50kB
    Application Note 4463  Abstract
    Compensating for the Nonlinear APD Response
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    37kB
    Tutorial 4346  Abstract
    Pots, Pans, Logs, and Linear Digital Pots Create Arbitrary Voltage Curves
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    44kB
    Application Note 4288  Abstract
    How to Calculate the Wiper Voltage of a Digital Potentiometer
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    48kB
    Application Note 4291  Abstract
    Stack References for Higher Adjustable Voltages from a Digital Pot
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    38kB
    Application Note 4290  Abstract
    Ratiometric Design Overcomes the 25% Tolerance of a Digital Potentiometer
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    50kB
    Application Note 4298  Abstract
    Constructing a Pushbutton Interface for the DS1845/DS1855 Digital Potentiometers
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    175.3kB
    Reference Schematic 4267  Abstract
    Proven Implementations of the I²C Bus
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    67kB
    Application Note 4051  Abstract
    Using an Analog Voltage to Control a Digital Potentiometer
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    60kB
    Application Note 4190  Abstract
    Enhancing the Gate-Drive Capacity of the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    62kB
    Application Note 4135  Abstract
    Implementing Analog Dimming on the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    54kB
    Application Note 4052  Abstract
    Quick Reference Guide to the DS1863 Memory Map
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    43kB
    Tutorial 4025  Abstract
    DACs vs. Digital Potentiometers: Which Is Right for My Application?
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    55kB
    Application Note 3953  Abstract
    Side-by-Side Comparison of Fiber-Monitoring and Control ICs
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    631.7kB
    Application Note 3839  Abstract
    Controlling the DS3900 Serial Communications Module Using LabView
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    249.8kB
    Application Note 3846  Abstract
    Analysis of a Digitally Controlled Wien-Bridge Oscillator
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    167kB
    Application Note 3741  Abstract
    Analog ICs for Low Voltage Systems
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    70kB
    Application Note 3749  Abstract
    A Quick-Start Guide to DS1862 Packet-Error Checking
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    52.2kB
    Application Note 3536  Abstract
    Moving-Coil Meter Measures Low-Level Currents
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    191kB
    Application Note 3230  Abstract
    How to Use a PC's Parallel Port to Communicate with 2-Wire Devices
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    25kB
    Application Note 3089  Abstract
    The Mechanics of the DS1870 Look Up Table
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    21kB
    Application Note 3090  Abstract
    Range/Resolution Considerations with External Resistors Using the DS1870
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    93kB
    Application Note 2858  Abstract
    DS1859 Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging)
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    44kB
    Reference Schematic 2398  Abstract
    3V DACs Used in ±10V Applications
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    211.3kB
    Application Note 2140  Abstract
    Examples Using the DS3930 as Voltage References and Digital I/O
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    51kB
    Application Note 2090  Abstract
    How to Configure the DS1852 Alarm and Warning Thresholds to Comply with SFF-8472
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    60kB
    Application Note 2099  Abstract
    DS1847/DS1848 Online Interactive Temperature Calculator
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    35kB
    Application Note 1956  Abstract
    Tips to Remember When Designing with Digital Potentiometers
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    92kB
    Application Note 233  Abstract
    Regenerating the DS1847/DS1848 Resistor Calibration Constants
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    67kB
    Application Note 234  Abstract
    Calculate Ratiometric Outputs of the Log Pot DS1802
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    53kB
    Application Note 228  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1854, DS1857, and DS1858 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    25kB
    Application Note 217  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1852 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    30kB
    Application Note 216  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Readings
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    193kB
    Reference Schematic 161  Abstract
    Using a DS1802 Pushbutton Digital Potentiometer to Create an Audio Preamplifier with Attenuator
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    60kB
    Application Note 183  Abstract
    Controlling a Variable Voltage Power Supply Using the DS1809 (Pushbutton Control)
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    166kB
    Application Note 181  Abstract
    DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Coefficient Supplement
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    135kB
    Application Note 169  Abstract
    Interfacing a DS1868 3-Wire Device to a SPI Bus
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    68kB
    Application Note 163  Abstract
    Using DS1050 Programmable PWMs to Control a DC Motor and an LCD LED Backlight
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    112.5kB
    Tutorial 864 
    EPOT Applications: Gain Adjustment in Op-Amp Circuits
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    181kB
    Application Note 807  Abstract
    Force/Sense DAC Applications
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    55kB
    Application Note 593  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers: Frequently Asked Questions
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    32kB
    Application Note 558  Abstract
    Tech Brief 2: Dual-Polarity Amplifier is Controlled Digitally

    A-D and D-A Conversion

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    57.9kB
    Application Note 5278  Abstract
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    67.3kB
    Tutorial 5067  Abstract
    Margining and Calibration for Fun and Profit
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    180.4kB
    Tutorial 5279  Abstract
    IC Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis: Find the Facts and Avoid the Guesswork
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    325.7kB
    Application Note 4491  Abstract
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    164kB
    Application Note 3853  Abstract
    Equalizing Techniques Flatten DAC Frequency Response
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    210.4kB
    Application Note 4490  Abstract
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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    64.8kB
    Tutorial 5065  Abstract
    Radio Susceptibility - Cure with Antibiotic, Vaccine, or the Laws of Physics?
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    85.9kB
    Application Note 4427  Abstract
    Demonstrating Green Technology with Apples, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes
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    91kB
    Tutorial 5059  Abstract
    Thermal Noise Calculator Tutorial
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    104kB
    Tutorial 5063  Abstract
    Statistical Process Control Calculator Tutorial
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    82kB
    Tutorial 5060  Abstract
    ADC/DAC Accuracy Calculator Tutorial
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    72kB
    Tutorial 5061  Abstract
    Effective Number of Bits Calculator Tutorial
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    66kB
    Tutorial 5062  Abstract
    Bandgap Reference Calculator Tutorial
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    189.9kB
    Tutorial 4602  Abstract
    Adjusting and Calibrating Out Offset and Gain Error in a Precision DAC
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    53kB
    Tutorial 4348  Abstract
    Minimize Voltage Offsets in Precision Amplifiers
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    45kB
    Application Note 4280  Abstract
    Using the DS4424 to Margin the Output Voltage of a DC-DC Converter
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    175.3kB
    Reference Schematic 4267  Abstract
    Proven Implementations of the I²C Bus
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    118kB
    Reference Schematic 4195  Abstract
    Selecting SPI Clock Modes for Interfacing the MAX1132 ADC with the MAXQ2000 Microcontroller
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    47kB
    Application Note 4077  Abstract
    How to Interface the DS1862 to a Laser Driver with an Integrated APC Loop
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    30kB
    Application Note 4075  Abstract
    How to Use the DS1864's Current DACs as Voltage DACs
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    58kB
    Application Note 3990  Abstract
    Current-Source DAC with PIN Diode Provides RF Attenuation and Thermal Compensation
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    55kB
    Application Note 3953  Abstract
    Side-by-Side Comparison of Fiber-Monitoring and Control ICs
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    63kB
    Application Note 3608  Abstract
    Using the DS3906 Digital Potentiometer with a Step-Up DC-DC Converter to Provide Fine Control of Output Voltage
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    192kB
    Application Note 3557  Abstract
    "Stitch" Your Way Out of Logic-Analyzer Memory Limitations
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    84kB
    Application Note 3497  Abstract
    PIC'ing the MAX5581: Interfacing a PIC Microcontroller with the MAX5581 Fast-Settling DAC
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    24kB
    Application Note 3495  Abstract
    Combine Multiple Data Files to Optimize INL/DNL Processing
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    105kB
    Application Note 3408  Abstract
    DS1856 Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging)
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    78kB
    Application Note 3252  Abstract
    How to Add an Offset to the DS1859 Temperature Reading

    Amplifier Control

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    86.5kB
    Application Note 5554  Abstract
    ASIC Fixes for Noisy Analog “Oops”
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    57.9kB
    Application Note 5278  Abstract
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    180.4kB
    Tutorial 5279  Abstract
    IC Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis: Find the Facts and Avoid the Guesswork
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    210.4kB
    Application Note 4490  Abstract
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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    85.9kB
    Application Note 4427  Abstract
    Demonstrating Green Technology with Apples, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes
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    67kB
    Application Note 4546  Abstract
    High-Voltage, Programmable-Gain Current Monitor
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    53kB
    Tutorial 4348  Abstract
    Minimize Voltage Offsets in Precision Amplifiers
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    112.5kB
    Tutorial 864 
    EPOT Applications: Gain Adjustment in Op-Amp Circuits
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    71kB
    Application Note 803  Abstract
    EPOT Applications: Offset Adjustment in Op-Amp Circuits

    Analog Filter

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    86.5kB
    Application Note 5554  Abstract
    ASIC Fixes for Noisy Analog “Oops”
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    57.9kB
    Application Note 5278  Abstract
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    180.4kB
    Tutorial 5279  Abstract
    IC Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis: Find the Facts and Avoid the Guesswork
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    64.8kB
    Tutorial 5065  Abstract
    Radio Susceptibility - Cure with Antibiotic, Vaccine, or the Laws of Physics?

    Audio

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    85.9kB
    Application Note 4427  Abstract
    Demonstrating Green Technology with Apples, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes
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    84kB
    Application Note 3996  Abstract
    Logging the Linear Digital Potentiometer
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    37kB
    Application Note 3525  Abstract
    Resistor Calculator for the DS3906
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    164kB
    Application Note 3317  Abstract
    Adding Windows NT/2000/XP Support to the AN3315 Parallel-Port 2-Wire Software
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    71kB
    Application Note 3315  Abstract
    Writing Parallel-Port 2-Wire Software in C
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    188kB
    Application Note 3077  Abstract
    A Digitally Controllable Lowpass Filter Using a Digital Potentiometer
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    67kB
    Application Note 234  Abstract
    Calculate Ratiometric Outputs of the Log Pot DS1802
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    119kB
    Tutorial 1828  Abstract
    Audio Gain Control Using Digital Potentiometers
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    193kB
    Reference Schematic 161  Abstract
    Using a DS1802 Pushbutton Digital Potentiometer to Create an Audio Preamplifier with Attenuator
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    155kB
    Application Note 160  Abstract
    Using the DS1808 in Audio Applications
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    783kB
    Application Note 2119  Abstract
    Audio Characterization Report for the DS1802 Dual Digital Audio Potentiometer
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    26kB
    Application Note 429  Abstract
    Programmable-Gain Amplifier, Using the MAX532 DAC
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    32kB
    Application Note 558  Abstract
    Tech Brief 2: Dual-Polarity Amplifier is Controlled Digitally

    Display Control—LCD, CCFL, TFT

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    210.4kB
    Application Note 4490  Abstract
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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    68kB
    Application Note 4561  Abstract
    Linear Brightness Controller for LEDs Has 64 Taps
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    29kB
    Application Note 4331  Abstract
    Programming 10-Bit Gamma Registers on the DS3514
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    60kB
    Application Note 4190  Abstract
    Enhancing the Gate-Drive Capacity of the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    62kB
    Application Note 4135  Abstract
    Implementing Analog Dimming on the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    37kB
    Application Note 4021  Abstract
    MAX6956 Programming Guide
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    37kB
    Application Note 3525  Abstract
    Resistor Calculator for the DS3906
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    35kB
    Application Note 3467  Abstract
    SMBus I/O Expander Controls LCD Bias Voltage
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    164kB
    Application Note 3317  Abstract
    Adding Windows NT/2000/XP Support to the AN3315 Parallel-Port 2-Wire Software
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    71kB
    Application Note 3315  Abstract
    Writing Parallel-Port 2-Wire Software in C
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    68kB
    Application Note 163  Abstract
    Using DS1050 Programmable PWMs to Control a DC Motor and an LCD LED Backlight

    Fiber Monitoring and Control

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    67.3kB
    Tutorial 5067  Abstract
    Margining and Calibration for Fun and Profit
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    93kB
    Application Note 4557  Abstract
    Digital Resistor Sets Operating Power for Laser Driver
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    50kB
    Application Note 4463  Abstract
    Compensating for the Nonlinear APD Response
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    50kB
    Application Note 4221  Abstract
    How to Optimize Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Bias Range Using a DS1841 Logarithmic Resistor
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    30kB
    Application Note 4222  Abstract
    DS1863; DS1865; DS1875: How to Interface to MAX3736 Compact Laser Driver
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    54kB
    Application Note 4157  Abstract
    Enhanced RSSI Calibration for APDs Using the DS1864
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    55kB
    Application Note 4110  Abstract
    DS1865 Quick Reference Guide
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    47kB
    Application Note 4077  Abstract
    How to Interface the DS1862 to a Laser Driver with an Integrated APC Loop
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    54kB
    Application Note 4052  Abstract
    Quick Reference Guide to the DS1863 Memory Map
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    55kB
    Application Note 3953  Abstract
    Side-by-Side Comparison of Fiber-Monitoring and Control ICs
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    117kB
    Application Note 3903  Abstract
    Using Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging) on the DS1863/DS1865 to Enhance ADC Performance
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    70kB
    Application Note 3751  Abstract
    How to Program a Device Using the File Tab in the DS185XEVKIT
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    70kB
    Application Note 3749  Abstract
    A Quick-Start Guide to DS1862 Packet-Error Checking
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    42kB
    Application Note 3481  Abstract
    Using the DS1859 with External EEPROM
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    224kB
    Application Note 3391  Abstract
    How to Use the DS185xEVKIT to Evaluate the DS1856
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    164kB
    Application Note 3317  Abstract
    Adding Windows NT/2000/XP Support to the AN3315 Parallel-Port 2-Wire Software
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    170kB
    Application Note 3080  Abstract
    Accurate Power Control of the MAX3740A Laser Driver
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    71kB
    Application Note 3315  Abstract
    Writing Parallel-Port 2-Wire Software in C
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    78kB
    Application Note 3252  Abstract
    How to Add an Offset to the DS1859 Temperature Reading
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    92kB
    Application Note 233  Abstract
    Regenerating the DS1847/DS1848 Resistor Calibration Constants
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    53kB
    Application Note 228  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1854, DS1857, and DS1858 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    78kB
    Application Note 1794  Abstract
    Interfacing Digitally Controlled Pots and Resistors to Laser Drivers
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    48kB
    Application Note 1769  Abstract
    Behind the Light Show in Optical Transceivers
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    30kB
    Application Note 216  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Readings
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    25kB
    Application Note 217  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1852 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    113kB
    Application Note 207  Abstract
    DS1845/DS1855 Temperature Coefficient Analysis
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    46kB
    Application Note 1010  Abstract
    Methods of Controlling Laser Drivers: POTs and DACs
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    166kB
    Application Note 181  Abstract
    DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Coefficient Supplement
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    32kB
    Application Note 167  Abstract
    Considerations for the DS1847/DS1848 Look-Up Tables

    General

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    86.5kB
    Application Note 5554  Abstract
    ASIC Fixes for Noisy Analog “Oops”
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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663  Abstract
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    57.9kB
    Application Note 5278  Abstract
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    83kB
    Tutorial 5275  Abstract
    Calibration - Needless or a Necessity?
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    180.4kB
    Tutorial 5279  Abstract
    IC Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis: Find the Facts and Avoid the Guesswork
    View   In New Window PDF
    325.7kB
    Application Note 4491  Abstract
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    137.3kB
    Tutorial 5066  Abstract
    When Is Calibration Important?
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    64.8kB
    Tutorial 5065  Abstract
    Radio Susceptibility - Cure with Antibiotic, Vaccine, or the Laws of Physics?
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    85.9kB
    Application Note 4427  Abstract
    Demonstrating Green Technology with Apples, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes
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    84kB
    Tutorial 838  Abstract
    Use a Linear Potentiometer to Create a Nonlinear Transfer Function for Audio Volume Control
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    133.7kB
    Application Note 4605  Abstract
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    64kB
    Application Note 4571  Abstract
    Simple Nonvolatile Gating
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    189.9kB
    Tutorial 4602  Abstract
    Adjusting and Calibrating Out Offset and Gain Error in a Precision DAC
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    43kB
    Application Note 4101  Abstract
    Differentiating Digital Potentiometer Features
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    44kB
    Application Note 4061  Abstract
    Measuring the Output Jitter of the MAX999 Comparator
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    631.7kB
    Application Note 3839  Abstract
    Controlling the DS3900 Serial Communications Module Using LabView
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    37kB
    Application Note 3525  Abstract
    Resistor Calculator for the DS3906
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    105kB
    Application Note 3408  Abstract
    DS1856 Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging)
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    80kB
    Application Note 3397  Abstract
    Clarification of DS1804 Ordering Information and Package Marking
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    27kB
    Application Note 3284  Abstract
    Digital Pots Achieve Voltage-to-Resistance Conversion
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    39kB
    Application Note 3287  Abstract
    White-LED Driver Provides 64-Step Logarithmic Dimming
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    71kB
    Application Note 3315  Abstract
    Writing Parallel-Port 2-Wire Software in C
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    78kB
    Application Note 3252  Abstract
    How to Add an Offset to the DS1859 Temperature Reading
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    112kB
    Application Note 3081  Abstract
    How to Increase the Bandwidth of Digital Potentiometers 10x to 100x
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    28kB
    Application Note 2095  Abstract
    External Resistor Minimizes Digipot Loading
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    67kB
    Application Note 238  Abstract
    2-Wire Controlled Digital DIP Switch Using the DS3904
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    34kB
    Application Note 235  Abstract
    Using Spare NV Digital Pots as NV Digital Configuration Bits
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    30kB
    Application Note 1802  Abstract
    Few Components Needed for an ESD-Protected Solid-State Potentiometer (EPOT) System with Two Pushbuttons
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    124kB
    Application Note 215  Abstract
    2-Wire Communication Using LabVIEW
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    68kB
    Application Note 213  Abstract
    Using a PC with a DS3900 to Communicate with DS1267s, DS1867s, and DS1868s
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    60kB
    Application Note 183  Abstract
    Controlling a Variable Voltage Power Supply Using the DS1809 (Pushbutton Control)
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    119kB
    Application Note 184  Abstract
    Digitally-Controlled Phase Shift Using the DS1669
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    74kB
    Application Note 168  Abstract
    DS1869 Digital Potentiometer Modes of Operation
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    135kB
    Application Note 169  Abstract
    Interfacing a DS1868 3-Wire Device to a SPI Bus
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    36kB
    Application Note 804  Abstract
    Finding the Thevenin Equivalent Circuit for the EPOT-Based Offset Resistor Network
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    55kB
    Application Note 593  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers: Frequently Asked Questions
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    31kB
    Application Note 87  Abstract
    DS1867 Power Supply Conditioning for EEPROM Wiper Storage
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    158kB
    Application Note 408  Abstract
    Controlling a DS1803 Digital Potentiometer Using an 8051 Microprocessor to Generate 2-Wire Signals
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    70kB
    Application Note 409  Abstract
    Using Multiple DS1267 Digital Potentiometers With an 8051 Microprocessor Generating 3-Wire Signals

    Industrial and Architectural Control

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    210.4kB
    Application Note 4490  Abstract
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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    85.9kB
    Application Note 4427  Abstract
    Demonstrating Green Technology with Apples, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes
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    111kB
    Application Note 4503  Abstract
    Driver Provides Proportional Solenoid Control Without PLC or µC
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    95.6kB
    Tutorial 4704  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Industrial Equipment Designs
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    95.3kB
    Tutorial 4703  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Medical Equipment Designs
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    189.9kB
    Tutorial 4602  Abstract
    Adjusting and Calibrating Out Offset and Gain Error in a Precision DAC
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    28kB
    Application Note 3971  Abstract
    Using a Digital Potentiometer for Push-and-Hold Control-Setting Adjustments
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    117kB
    Application Note 237  Abstract
    Introduction of the DS1847 for Industrial Controls
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    30kB
    Application Note 216  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Readings
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    25kB
    Application Note 217  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1852 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    113kB
    Application Note 207  Abstract
    DS1845/DS1855 Temperature Coefficient Analysis
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    68kB
    Application Note 163  Abstract
    Using DS1050 Programmable PWMs to Control a DC Motor and an LCD LED Backlight
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    38kB
    Application Note 843  Abstract
    Industrial 0V to +10V Digital Potentiometer

    Instrumentation

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    64.8kB
    Tutorial 5065  Abstract
    Radio Susceptibility - Cure with Antibiotic, Vaccine, or the Laws of Physics?
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    85.9kB
    Application Note 4427  Abstract
    Demonstrating Green Technology with Apples, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes
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    93kB
    Application Note 4557  Abstract
    Digital Resistor Sets Operating Power for Laser Driver
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    111kB
    Application Note 4503  Abstract
    Driver Provides Proportional Solenoid Control Without PLC or µC
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    95.3kB
    Tutorial 4703  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Medical Equipment Designs
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    95.6kB
    Tutorial 4704  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Industrial Equipment Designs
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    189.9kB
    Tutorial 4602  Abstract
    Adjusting and Calibrating Out Offset and Gain Error in a Precision DAC
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    53kB
    Tutorial 4348  Abstract
    Minimize Voltage Offsets in Precision Amplifiers
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    52.2kB
    Application Note 3536  Abstract
    Moving-Coil Meter Measures Low-Level Currents
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    192kB
    Application Note 3557  Abstract
    "Stitch" Your Way Out of Logic-Analyzer Memory Limitations
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    181kB
    Application Note 807  Abstract
    Force/Sense DAC Applications
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    26kB
    Application Note 1163  Abstract
    Inexpensive Peak Detector Features Droopless Operation

    Power Supply Margining and Calibration

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    86.5kB
    Application Note 5554  Abstract
    ASIC Fixes for Noisy Analog “Oops”
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    111.4kB
    Tutorial 4645  Abstract
    A Power Engineer: the Super Hero in a Design?
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    67.3kB
    Tutorial 5067  Abstract
    Margining and Calibration for Fun and Profit
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    138.5kB
    Application Note 4936  Abstract
    Calibrating a Power Supply with a Digital Potentiometer
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    448.5kB
    Application Note 5149  Abstract
    Adding Autorestart Capability to the MAX16046 EEPROM-Programmable System Manager
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    62kB
    Application Note 4564  Abstract
    Add Precise Output Adjustment to Low-Voltage Supplies
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    95.3kB
    Tutorial 4703  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Medical Equipment Designs
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    95.6kB
    Tutorial 4704  Abstract
    Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Industrial Equipment Designs
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    45kB
    Application Note 4280  Abstract
    Using the DS4424 to Margin the Output Voltage of a DC-DC Converter
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    50kB
    Application Note 4221  Abstract
    How to Optimize Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Bias Range Using a DS1841 Logarithmic Resistor
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    64kB
    Tutorial 3417  Abstract
    Digital Potentiometers Replace Mechanical Potentiometers
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    92kB
    Application Note 233  Abstract
    Regenerating the DS1847/DS1848 Resistor Calibration Constants
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    305kB
    Application Note 226  Abstract
    Step-Up DC-DC Converter Calibration and Adjustment Using a Digital Potentiometer
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    118kB
    Application Note 225  Abstract
    Using Digital Potentiometers in Adjustable Step-Down DC-DC Converter Designs
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    117kB
    Tutorial 818  Abstract
    Digital Adjustment of DC-DC Converter Output Voltage in Portable Applications
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    166kB
    Application Note 181  Abstract
    DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Coefficient Supplement
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    32kB
    Application Note 167  Abstract
    Considerations for the DS1847/DS1848 Look-Up Tables
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    70kB
    Application Note 629 
    Digitally Adjustable Voltage References

    RF Power Amp

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    39kB
    Application Note 3617  Abstract
    Using the DS4303 to Bias LDMOS RF Power Amps
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    25kB
    Application Note 3089  Abstract
    The Mechanics of the DS1870 Look Up Table
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    21kB
    Application Note 3090  Abstract
    Range/Resolution Considerations with External Resistors Using the DS1870
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    92kB
    Application Note 233  Abstract
    Regenerating the DS1847/DS1848 Resistor Calibration Constants
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    25kB
    Application Note 217  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1852 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    30kB
    Application Note 216  Abstract
    How to Interpret DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Readings
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    113kB
    Application Note 207  Abstract
    DS1845/DS1855 Temperature Coefficient Analysis
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    166kB
    Application Note 181  Abstract
    DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Coefficient Supplement
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    32kB
    Application Note 167  Abstract
    Considerations for the DS1847/DS1848 Look-Up Tables


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