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What is a multiplexer and a demultiplexer?

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A multiplexer takes many inputs and and selectively allow one output.

A demultiiplexer is just the opposite function

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See answer to "What is a multiplexer" as they are reciprocal functions.


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opposite of de-multiplexer


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Statistical multiplexer does not reserve time slots or frequencies. Instead, it dynamically allocates bandwidth only when it is needed.


An electronics multiplexer will select an output by a digital code. a mechanical multiplexer will select an out by a mechanical switch of sort possibly driven by a motor


Personally describing VHDL code for multiplexer can be quite difficult without prior knowledge. It takes many VHDLs to be a multiplexer.


It is the enable line. Used to enable the multiplexer to function. For low enable multiplexers, strobe is set to 0 to enable the multiplexer whereas in high enable multiplexers, it is set 1 to enable the multiplexer.


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A demultiplexer is an electronic device that separates a multiplex signal into its component parts. It is used when a circuit wishes to send a signal to one of many devices.


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Multiplexer is an electronic term. A multiplexer combines input from several sources into one. Individuals familiar with electronic devices, how they work and how to configure them will know which multiplexer to use for which device and under what circumstances.


The concept of multiplexing is that we have 2n inputs but only one of them becomes the output for a given condition (or time). That particular input is selected by the combination of n selection lines.


Demultiplexing, or separating several previously multiplexed signals.


used in telecommunication


Which has more number of input, It can be obtained by cascading two or more multiplexer with less nunber of inputs.


Theoretically you use five 4-to-1 multiplexers. You use four of them to connect the 16 inputs. You then have four outputs. Take the fifth multiplexer and connect the four outputs as the inputs. The fifth multiplexer then has a single output that has multiplexed the original 16 inputs.



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