- on Microcontrollers
- Published in issue 7/2010 on page 44
Quartz Clock Timebase
(Summer Circuits 2010 article)
Many electronic projects call for a timebase generator, accurate to a second or so. One way of producing this is with a microcontroller, quartz crystal and some software. But a far cheaper and simpler approach is to recycle an old analogue quartz clock.
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