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Old 20th December 2010, 04:10 AM   #1
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Default An Important Dumb Question-Newbie Stuff

Are the AC voltages shown on schematics and data sheets Peak or RMS?
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RMS.
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Old 20th December 2010, 06:42 AM   #3
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except for the ones that are peak... eg, source signal.

Power stuff - usually rms

Signal stuff - often peak.
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Usually RMS unless otherwise specified, but dangerous to assume this especially for DIY circuits.
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