Re: Question about oscillators

From: Gabriele Bozzi (
Date: 2006-07-17 14:44:48


The scope shows a quasi-triangular 5Mhz signal, since I  understand I
hae to de-solder the little b....rd it's time to go downtown and buy a
new one.. At least I know if the problem lies on the crystal or on
something outside.


On 7/17/06, Daniel Kahlin <> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jul 2006, Gabriele Bozzi wrote:
> > the problem is that I measure a 5mhz signal on the output of the
> > crystal, maybe some capacitors went nuts and altered the impedence of
> > the clock divider (although I cannot see anything on a mounted device,
> > I should de-solder the dammn thing..).
> You couldn't get a 4 MHz crystal to resonate at 5 MHz at all.  Something
> else is wrong.  Have you scoped the signal?   Maybe it's some other signal
> that interfers with it?
> /Daniel
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Gabriele Nicola Bozzi
SANAE VoF Beveren - Belgie

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