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need help
ok, i have an 4 bit data encoder, fed to an IR transmitter,
n at the other end, and IR receiver - an amplifier - decoder,

i cannot get back the signal i encoded,
i can get it only when my multimeter +ve probe touches the leg of the receiver, or the leg of the amp output, ...........why ????????
n i m really blur now, can anyone explain ???


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Any circuits/diagrams we can look at?

Nigel Goodwin

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Yes, your question is far too vague.

Are you modulating the IR at 38KHz, and using an IR receiver IC?, if so you need to feed it's 5V supply through a series resistor with a decent sized decoupling capacitor near to the chip.
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