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Thread: Working dual-clock speeds
face BY : Dan Michaels email (remove spam text)

At 10:53 AM 11/27/00 -0600, you wrote:
>On Wed, 22 Nov 2000 21:50:06 -0500, Dan Michaels wrote:
>>Even with a fast Scenix, it is hard to get a 20Mhz controllable
>>clock output, but with the ECS chip [only 8-pin] you can get 20,
>>10, and 5 Mhz, and then use the uC for slower timing. Problem is,
>>with the ECS chip, 20Mhz [nondivided] comes out one pin and
>>10/5/... [divided] comes out another pin.
>Do the ECS-300 chips go up to 40Mhz? If so, why not just use one with
>double your top speed and always use the divided output ? ...

You expect things to be so easy?  No, they only go to 20 mhz.
It would seem easy, and logical too, to have a single buffered
output with both divided and base frequencies, but no.

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