Pulse Width Modulation/abstract

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) is a way for a digital device to output a analog like signal. Using pulses of on an off, the signal averages an analog voltage. So turning on and off half the time on a 5V device would average 2.5V and On 20% of the time, and off 80% of the time would look like 1V.

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