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Old 02-15-2021, 12:33 AM   #5
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Default Re: New tool to find short capacitors on motherboards : shorty with display

the microcontroller is an arduino nano
the ADC is an mcp3421 in 16 bits mode, the 18bits being too slow at 3 samples/sec

I first used the avr adc (at 10 bits) and it was enough with the shorty initial amplification (x200)
then I tried the 18b adc and lowered the amplification for better range to 27x
the video use the 18b adc in 16b mode (and no pga gain)
it can read 0.1mΩ to around 2.5Ω

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