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Part Number: ISO7841
We are using the ISO7841 for SPI communication isolation with external sensors. The SPI speed is 4Mhz.The traces from the MCU to the isolator and from the isolator to the sensor (connector and electronics) are intact
We have a problem that the signal that is coming from the MCU ( SPI - SCL and MOSI ) can not be seen on the other side of the isolator. On the other side only 3V can be seen everitime.
What can be giving this problem ?
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The ISO7841 default output state is high (the ISO7841F default state is low) and so I would first check the input power (Vcc1) of the ISO7841. If input power is lost or the signal is lost the ISO7841 will output high. Assuming your Vcc2 is 3V, this may be what you are seeing.
If power on the input side is good I would then check the signals at the pins of the ISO7841 to double check that the device is seeing the signals it should.
If neither of those work, now might be a good time to do a schematic review. You can post your schematic here on the forum and our team will review it. If you are not comfortable sharing your schematic on the public forum we can arrange to share it privately via E2E messages or email.
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