Questions tagged [lowpass-filter]

A low-pass filter is an electronic filter that passes low-frequency signals but attenuates signals with frequencies higher than the cutoff frequency.

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Remove aliasing caused by scanning a wave file at arbitrary playback rates

I am writing a sound generator that needs to scan through audio samples at an arbitrary rate. When the sample is played at it's original rate, it sounds fine. But when I change the playback speed, it ...
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How is downsampling and low-pass filtering done in MS-SSIM?

I am just studying the Multiscale Strutural Similarity measure for image quality and going through the original paper [1]. I think I understood the basic ides and "regular" structural similarity, but ...
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Relationship between order of filter and amplitude/phase response

I am learning about digital filters, for example a lowpass butterworth filter. In many languages, the implmentation requires specification of the order of the filter, which I believe is the number ...
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How to difference a loud sound (playing notes), from a soft noise in spectrum. (Pitch detection with bass)

I'm trying a program that outputs the bass line that you are playing. I have some arrays from a big one with the sound in time domain, that are splited (Hann window). Later, I do the FFT, then I get ...
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What is absolute ripple specification and how does it arrive in low pass prototype for Butterworth?

Digital Signal Processing by John G. Proakis, Dimitris G. Manolakis(4th Edition) gives the prototype function for Butterworth low pass filter in an analog system which is fine till the point where the ...
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Lowpass Butterworth filter equation

I am using a 5th order lowpass Butterworth filter with a varying cutoff frequency, $f_c$, to smoothen some data coming from a spectrometer. An example of a spectrum, plotted with the filtered data, ...
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Adjusting coefficients of a LP and HP filter for a new sampling rate

I am pretty new to DSP and try to undertand some concepts and the relations between them. I currently learning about the Pan-Tompkins algorithm and trying to recreate it in Matlab (Pan–Tompkins ...
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Correct signal analysis flow (Wind Turbine vibration)?

I have vibration data from WT (gearbox) sampled at 25.6 kHz. From a previous post I received a lot of good recommendation. What I am trying to do: Find early stage bearing faults by using an ...
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How can I cut exactly the first harmonic (H1) from a FFT of an image

I have 4D( 2D + slices along z axis + time frames) gray-scale image for the heart beating on different moments. I do like to take Fourier Transform along time axis(for each slice separately), and ...
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Why is the length of smoothed data from filtfilt always double of the input?

I am trying to filter the data I have using python with the code : ...
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Calculate input impedance from S-parameters

I wrote this simple matlab code to calculate input impedance of a low pass filter but not sure whether all the steps are correct. * First attempt ...
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What is the correct input format to perform IFFT on a spectrum?

Say I have response of a band pass $\left(f_1-f_2\right)$ or a lowpass filter $\left(0-f\right)$ and if I want to estimate filter length then I may take the inverse transform of the frequency response ...
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Pandas resample.mean()

I have a question to all you filter experts out there. I have some engine data sampling irregularly at about 50Hz. Recently I've been downsampling via the Pandas resample().mean() method. Basically ...
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Is there a way to get output in second order sections (SOS) format from Scipy's signal.firwin

I am using Scipy's signal.firwin to implement a lowpass filter. Using the rule of thumb formula(s) to estimate the order of the filter, I am getting a very high number. I looked into this question, ...
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Slew Rate Filter With Different Smoothing Factors in Each Direction

I'm smoothing the output of an ADC with a simple first order low pass filter. Of course the smoothing rate is the same whether the signal is rising or falling. Preferably the smoothing rate needs to ...
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Does separation of variables of a transfer function followed by a z-domain transform work?

I tried taking a low pass filter transfer function in the form $A/(s^2+Bs+C)$ and separating it into multiple fractions over each root $(D/(s+r1))+(E/(s+r2))$. Then I substituted $s =((2/T)*((z-1)/(z+...
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Stability of the Low pass filter after Spectral Transformation

Using a spectral transformation a filter $G(z^{cap})$ is designed to be a low pass filter from an existing lowpass filter $G_{lp}(z)$ via $G(z^{cap}) = G(z)z=H(z^{cap})$ . Which property should H(z) ...
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Design of low pass filter

I'm designing a low pass filter to identify the DC content of a signal. The most important aspects of my application are the accuracy and the speed of the identification. I would like to know if the ...
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IIR Direct FormII Filter second order in VHDL, false output

I am trying to implement an IIR second order in Direct FormII in VHDL. To make it easier to understand for me and to avoid former timing issues, I implemented the operations sequentially. In my ...
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Manually creating a lowpass filter from the frequency domain: what phase?

In an attempt to gain a better understanding of DSP, I want to create a very simple (1D) lowpass, or I think more correctly "stop-band" or "band-reject" filter, to filter out a single frequency, e.g., ...
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Low-Pass Filtering of not evenly sampled signal

I have a signal sampled unevenly over 1 million ns. the signal is sampled over 1GHZ clock and the samples are as the following: 0-100 ns - sample every 1 ns. 100-1000 ns - sample every 10 ns. 1000-...
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Side Lobes in the Magnitude Response of a Low Pass FIR Filter

I have the impulse response (from the filter coefficients) of an FIR filter obtained from MATLAB's "interp" function using the command: [y, b] = interp(x, 5); % where b contains the interpolation ...
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Low-Pass FIR that keeps all values positive

Let's say, that I want to low-pass the norm (hence positive values) of an analytic signal (related to Hilbert transform). This allows me to perform experiments with the envelope of audio. For low-...
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Amplitude demodulation of sinusidal signal in matlab

AM-demodulation task and I was asked to demodulate the signal in MATLAB and the result should contain three pictures. plotting the $fft$ the (frequency spectrum)of the signal i was able to determine ...
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How do I filter out the specific components at 20MHz, in this figure?

I used the filter builder (lowpass) , to cut off the frequency at 0.5 MHz, and thus used a stopband of 0.1pi, and a passband of 0.0125pi. (Sampling Frequency= 80MHz). However, the output was still ...
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How to draw the magnitude plot of a variable slope low/high pass shelving filter? (eg. as a function of cascaded shelving filters)

I am interested in making a magnitude graph of a variable slope low/high pass filter. I would like to set slope in dB/oct and a cutoff pitch. The y-axis should be amplitude from 0 to 1, and the x-axis ...
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Filtering on time or frequency domain?

I'm applying an ideal filter on the frequency domain. My code below: ...
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What is the difference between a range filter and a low-pass filter?

A low-pass filter attenuates the high frequencies, preserving only smooth variations in the provided image. The result of an image which is low-pass filtered is an image with blurred edges (hence ...
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“Improved” MZT/IIM type One pole LPF

Some time ago, while playing with all kind of approximation of common math functions, I came up to this idea to calculate a1 coefficient for a 1st order LPF filter: \begin{array}{l}a1=-(1+x+\frac12x^...
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How to low pass very few samples

I'm asking myself what is the best way to low pass a signal which only has a few hundred samples? Or is there a proper way at all? It must not be a sound signal but I used Audacity to display the ...
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Determine filter type using recurrence relation

Given the recurrence relation: $y[n] = x[n] + 0.5y[n-1]$ I want to determine the filter type (i.e. LPF, HPF etc.) I try to use Z transform, and get that the the transfer function is $H(z) = \frac{2z}{...
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How to filter an OFDM signal? [closed]

Across the channel bandwidth there shoudd be 100 RBs (central 1200 sub carriers in a 2048 bin). Max power normalized to 0dB, the first OOB lobe should be -34dB. This 1st lobe on either side is at 5 ...
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Lowpass-filter necessary before DFT?

I'm trying to distinguish eletrical engines by the magnetic field they create. I have no idea whether this is a smart idea, it's possible at all, whatsoever. However it brought me to a basic question ...
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Why do cutoff frequencies of a high-pass digital filter differ from the ones i used to transform it from a low-pass analog filter in MATLAB?

I need to transform an elliptic analog low-pass filter to a digital high-pass filter but i'm having a problem because the resulting filter has lower cutoff frequencies than the ones i set. Here is the ...
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LP to BP transformation steps

Considering the following problem, What i know to convert from LP signal to BP signal is to: Draw the FD of the LP equation From it I can draw the FD for BP From this graph I can deduce the equation ...
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Time-domain LPF not showing expected behavior

I am trying to implement a simple first-order Butterworth Low-Pass filter in Python. I have some code that makes use of scipy.signal.butter and scipy.signal.filtfilt. It works fine, but I wanted to ...
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signal reconstruction [closed]

I'm new to DSP so the question might seem a little bit stupid: When using a low pass filter (say Butterworth filter) with Python, I came across an algorithm with which I can reconstruct my signal ...
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CCDE processing vs. Scilab function

I have used Scilab functions to produce a low-pass filter for an audio signal and the coefficients for the associated constant coefficient difference equation (CCDE). I then produced filtered signals ...
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LC Low Pass Filter Design

I am attempting to design a low-pass filter for a subwoofer, as the audio amplifier that is connected to it does not filter any of the sound coming in, and it is getting pumped full of high frequency ...
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How to combine filters' effects?

My question is about the use of many filters on a sound signal. I found the following transfer functions for the high cut, the low cut and the pass band filter : H = K / (1 - x^2 + j.x/Q) H = K / (1 -...
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Estimating frequency when there's little isolation between signal and noise frequencies

Say I have a signal which is guaranteed to have a frequency between 110-120 Hz but is corrupted by interference signals that're very close to this frequency range. For example, let the interference ...
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AM Modulator Demodulator in Python

I am trying to make a AM modem using Python Numpy and Matplotlib. I am successful in generating the AM Signal but I cannot demodulate it using a lowpass filter function that I made. The demodulation ...
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Upsampling before performing pulse shaping

I know what an upsampler does. We insert L-1 zeros between the samples. As a result, it creates spectral repetitions. What if we have a symbol impulse stream and then we apply a Root Raised Cosine ...
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Apply LTI filter to incoming signal stream [duplicate]

Typically, when I want to filter a signal with an LTI filter (in this case a low-pass filter), I just convolve the signal with the filter. However, what do I do if I have a stream of data that I want ...
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Slope of the Filter [duplicate]

I have this problem where I have to design a low pass filter with a slope of -6dB/octave. Now I don't know what this means and How to get it done? I would be glad if anybody could help me out ...
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python rewrite lfilter (iir) with for

It's a beginner question, but useful to users from python - signal.lfilter, I was using lfilter from Find reverse one pole ...
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How to implement a time-varying filter?

I'm working on a 10-second sound, sampled at 44.1 khz. I want to do filtering, and have a desired EQ (equalization) curve that varies over time, as suggested here (here $f0=250\ Hz$) How to ...
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Beginner's question on LPF, Need for Sinc and windowing [duplicate]

As a student who has never constructed any real world DSP application, I am inclined to ask the following. Convolution in time domain is multiplication in frequency domain. For low pass filtering, ...
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Filtering/Analyzing Complex Data stream

I receive complex I and Q data from an USRP. I want to do a Hamming window LP filter on the data. However, I don't get the grasp of how I use the complex data. It is unusual because most of the time ...
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Translating Bessel filter from python to C - odd behavior past the cutoff frequency

I recently translated the code from scipy.signal.bessel to C in order to implement a bessel filter in a piece of analysis ...

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