[time-nuts] Another David Partridge frequency divider question
azelio.boriani at screen.it
Thu May 9 08:57:58 EDT 2013
Usually the external reference input of measuring equipment is
internally squared, so if you feed a square or sine wave there should
be no difference.
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 1:38 PM, Chris Wilson <chris at chriswilson.tv> wrote:
> 09/05/2013 12:34
> I have been using one of David's frequency divider boards with my
> Thunderbolt, for some time. t It divides from the 10 MHz input. There
> are separate outputs for 10 MHz, 5 MHz, 1 MHz, and one that can be
> configured for 100 kHz / 10 kHz / 1 kHz / 100 Hz / 10 Hz / 1 Hz. Is
> there any reason why the square wave output from the board should not
> be used as an external frequency reference for things like my
> frequency counter, sig gen and spectrum analyser, instead of a sine
> wave? My Racal counter, for example, uses a 1MHz reference, so I use
> the DP board to feed it. It appears to be fine, but I have been meaning
> to check. Thanks.
> Best Regards,
> Chris Wilson.
> mailto: chris at chriswilson.tv
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