#workinprogress: splitter

#workinprogress: Even if it was 100% functional, the signal splitter needed to go beyond the placeholder. It was pretty challenging to make a graphically significant design.

complikated splitter
We also needed to differentiate the input so, we ended up with this:

The splitter has an input and three possible outputs. If it receives 1 will equally transmit 1 on all ports, if connected.

The inspiration for the draft was mainly drawn from power dividers/combiners. Apart from the intuitive design the power divider also had similar features:

  • power is flowing only in one direction
  • power is split equally between all outputs

splitter sketch
We started with the rough sketch, focusing on the coupling functionality: