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Post subject: sawtooth generator
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2005 5:54 pm
Joined: Mon Mar 14, 2005 5:51 pm
I was wondering if there was anyone who knew
how to make a very high frequency sawtooth generator, or possibly very clean high frequecny pulses to discharge a
cap for sawtooth generation. everything i have tried is unaccecptable at the frequencies i am interested in.
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2005 9:15 pm
how are we going to help you if you are having trouble at "the frequencies i am interested in" if you don't tell
us what those frequencies are?
Unread postPosted: Tue Mar
15, 2005 9:03 am
in the megahertz range
postPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2005 10:03 am
Joined: Tue Jan 13, 2004
That's still not very specific. What's so hard about naming your frequency range? 1-10
MHz? 100-500 MHz? It makes a difference.
Here's a Maxim MAX038 waveform generator circuit for up to 20 MHz.
This circuit probably goes beyond 50 MHz
http://www.elecdesign.com/Articles/Inde ... cleID=6198
best thing to do probably is call some of the IC vendors and talk to an applications engineer. They'll know right
away if they have a solution, and the advice is free.