Glossary Definition for Debouncing

Glossary Term: Debouncing 

Definition

Electrical contacts in mechanical pushbutton switches often make and break contact several times when the button is first pushed. A debouncing circuit removes the resulting ripple signal, and provides a clean transition at its output.

More: Switch Bounce and Other Dirty Little Secrets

Synonyms
  • Debounced
  • Switch Debouncer
  • Debounce
Related Parts
  • MAX6818 - ±15kV ESD-Protected, Single/Dual/Octal, CMOS Switch Debouncers
  • MAX6817 - ±15kV ESD-Protected, Single/Dual/Octal, CMOS Switch Debouncers
  • MAX6816 - ±15kV ESD-Protected, Single/Dual/Octal, CMOS Switch Debouncers
  • MAX16054 - On/Off Controller with Debounce and ±15kV ESD Protection
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