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Pin damage by Voltage Source?
I have a project that is confusing me at the moment.
We are using a CY8C5667LIT-049 chip, for a project using USB to set currents with IDACS and read voltages with ADCS.
We have two power supplies for this board, a 3.3V and 5V source, both have diodes between source and "VCC" for the chip.
The 5V source is the USB input to our board.
In order to detect a USB connect, I have a GPIO connected to the USB 5V directly, as an hotplug-detect interupt (labeled VBus in my project).
On our current board, this Vbus pin would receive around 5V, while the VCC would be 4.7V from the diode drop.
According to family data sheet (CY8C56lp family) the GPIO pins should have VDD+0.5V range, so this should be safe.
However, this pin currently does not read high, even when I multimeter measure 5V on it.
Could this pin still be damaged by the 5V source, even though its within the specs? A surge from the source or something?
If you could recommend any modifications to properly detect the 5V usb being plugged in, I would appreciate it.