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Wire ORed

  1. Apr 2, 2009 #1
    My textbook says that the output of comparators can be "wire ORed".

    What does wire OReding an output mean?
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  3. Apr 2, 2009 #2


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    Connect the two wires together.
    If there is a signal on either of them the re wi be a signal when they are joined - it requires having outputs that aren't effected by you forcing them high
  4. Apr 2, 2009 #3
    sorry i forgot to mention that the above sentence was in respect to uA311 precision comparator.
  5. Apr 3, 2009 #4


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    Not sure if this is clear to the OP. They are referring to the logical OR function. Some may prefer to write it slightly differently, as wire OR'ed, instead.
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