applications and can be used for implementing various useful functions in an
used for producing discretely variable accurate time intervals or delays or
alternatively it may also be used as an
oscillator for acquiring high grade, accurate time period oscillations of
The best thing about this chip is that it has an in-built oscillator
module which requires just a few external components for initiating the
which require to be configured are pin # 9, 10, 11, and 12, the all the
remaining pin outs are the outputs of the IC.
the clock signals or the oscillations or the frequency at different levels. Pin
#7 generates the highest number of frequencies for a set level, while pin #3
produces the least.
of 1MHz, pin #5 will generate a frequency of 500 Khz, pin # 4 generates 250 Khz,
pin #6 generates 125KHz, pin #14 generates 62.5 KHz and so on, the frequency
becomes half, in the order of the pin outs 7,5,4,6,14,13,15,1,2,3
connecting a few passive components at pin #9, 10 and 11 of the IC as shown in
the figure, it’s that simple.
desired level, the capacitor value may also be altered for changing the
frequency of the IC.
connected to the negative supply. A positive supply pulse to this input will
reset the oscillations or revert the IC so that it begins counting or
oscillating from the beginning.
supply input of the IC.