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Member Since: July 19, 2013

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  • Looking closely at the picture it appears the grounds are tied together and form a ground plane on the back side of the the board. So, they provide a common ground for whatever two circuits or boards you are translating levels between. Not hooking them up would cause the signals to float and give unreliable results.

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