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Digital Output does not have continuity to ground?

Posted on 2016-08-15
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Renesas RH850F1L Microcontroller has number of pins that can be configured as general purpose inputs or outputs.

What might the following statement mean?

A particular pin is configured as Digital Output, Logic Low, but it does not have continuity to ground?
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From where are you getting that statement?  The context may help a lot with providing the answer.

If "continuity to ground" means very low impedance to ground, that will mean that it is limited in the amount of current it can sink.
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by:naseeam
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This statement is coming from our test group.

I thought very low impedance means very large amount of current can sink.
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"Very low impedance" would mean that it can sink a lot of current.  You asked about "does not have continuity to ground".  The "not" would indicate that it can't sink a lot of current.

I would ask the test group for clarification on what they mean.  Their intent is more important than what anyone else thinks.
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