comparator circuit

comparator circuit

[kəm′par·əd·ər ‚sər·kət]
(electronics)
An electronic circuit that produces an output voltage or current whenever two input levels simultaneously satisfy predetermined amplitude requirements; may be linear (continuous) or digital (discrete).
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Using Clare LITELINK(R) technologies, the CPC5710N is a CMOS special-purpose amplifier with an additional comparator circuit.
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This new IC enhances some of the comparator circuits, to provide even greater stability in output voltage.
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However, without careful system level design between the AFE and the controller, the actual drive level implementation may require more than 100 discrete passive and active components, such as DACs, resistors, capacitors, inductors and active filters, signal amplifiers, and comparator circuits to effectively couple an AFE and controller chip.