Frequency divider

Posted on Aug 11, 2012

If the input frequency is known, the timer can easily be used as a frequency divider by adjusting the length of the timeing cycle. Figure shows the waveforms of the timer when used as a divide-by-three circuit.

Frequency divider
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This application makes use of the fact that this circuit cannot be retriggered during the timing cycle.

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