a device which compares two voltages or currents and switches its output to indicate which is larger.
COMPARATOR WITH HYSTERESIS
Hysteresis is achieved by positive feedback and makes the comparator less sensitive to noise on the input.
VHYS = V2 – V’2
V2 = R2
R2 + R1
V2 = R2
R2 + R1
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