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VU Meter – First Audio Test

The VU Meter works and has more or less been validated. I need to make a few more measurements but I’m fairly confident in the circuit at this point. Next step is to add a peak detector to the input … Continue reading

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VU Meter Prototyped and Working

Last night we built a fully functional prototype of the circuit and it worked without any hitches. We limited the number of LEDs for testing; only 30 LEDs were used for output display versus the planned 50. We still need … Continue reading

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The VU Meter Makes Its Return

I was finally able to give some attention to the VU Meter discussed back in January. The concept is based around the LM3916 chip produced by National Semiconductors. I still have to review the circuit and have another set of … Continue reading

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VU Meter – The January update to the Color Organ

I promised on the Color Organ page that I would have some January updates in store. This project is definitely going to happen this month. The work that I have in mind isn’t particularly cutting edge or new and the … Continue reading

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