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hii my name is aied and i want to use the LTC1966 trms converter 

so i built circuit   in lt spice and used an a capacitor of 0.1uf at the output in order to get the response time at the output .

and i feed the LTC with a sine wave with an a amplitude of 0.25v and frequency of 50 hz 

sense TRMS converter is  suppose ti measure the heat value of the signal i expected to see on a 0.25VPP sine wave a dc output around 1 volt .

i calculated the area between the X axis and the  sine with the 0.25v amp graph from 0 to 2*pi and i got an answer of 1.

so i am suppose to see in output of 1 v    .(SENCE THE TRMS is the area between the graph and the x axis )

but i got a different result a ripple with about 200mv max and 100mv min

i expected to see a dc  voltage of 1v with much more smaller ripple 

i attached picture from the lt spice and i wonder if i did something wrong ? 

my goal is to measure a TRUE RMS signal with an amplitude ranges from 0 to 3.3volts and frequency of 50 to 60 hz max ,i would be very thankful for your help .

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  • hii, thanks for your reply 

    yes you are right  i fixed my design by adding a negative voltage supply in the VSS pin.

    and indeed the expected value is as you said 176mv.

    from what i sa

    do have any recommendation for me if i want to measure TRMS of a sine wave with non leaner distortions on the wave i need the output to suttle up a least in 100ms .