Projects with Ryan Slaugh: Active Filters & Tool Suggestions

Education Technology Workshop
Projects with Ryan Slaugh: Active Filters & Tool Suggestions
YouTube player

Over the last few videos I have highlighted helpful circuits. In this video, I highlight an active filter setup utilizing an operational amplifier. Filters are very helpful when working with analog signals.  Often the range of frequencies needed are not across the entire band, therefore you need to filter out those that inhibit a clean sampling of data. These two filters, a low-pass and high-pass, can be used to clean up your signals.

Also in this video, I address some questions about the tools I use and offer a few comments on various tools that I use most often.

See the full series here.

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!

Ryan Slaugh is a hardware and software engineer with over 15 years of experience designing and building different systems. While he has a few college degrees, his best training came from growing up on a farm and working with his father who was also an electrician. Ryan works regularly with woodworking, metal work, electronics, and software. Ryan also has a love of tools and collects as many as he can.

View more articles by Ryan Slaugh


Maker Faire Bay Area 2023 - Mare Island, CA

Escape to an island of imagination + innovation as Maker Faire Bay Area returns for its 15th iteration!

Buy Tickets today! SAVE 15% and lock-in your preferred date(s).