Converter ignores power---supply variations

Kerem, Samuel
February 1996
EDN;02/15/96 Supplement, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p7
Trade Publication
Looks at the period-to-frequency converter which uses a dual-slop ADC (IC2) to drive a 3.5-digit display. Examination of how the system operates; Information on a diagram provided; Mathematical information provided.


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