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Electronic oscillator

  1. Apr 17, 2012 #1
    i have a wien bridge oscillator by using ±15V power supply. its output is sine wave. but i have a question. is the output become ac or still dc while it is oscillate with 10kHz?
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  3. Apr 17, 2012 #2
    It will be AC, unless you balance it to have 0 volts out.
  4. Apr 17, 2012 #3


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    It will be AC but may have some DC component.

    If the output is taken via a capacitor, then it will be AC but with no DC component.
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