- on Test & Measurement
- Published in issue 7/2012 on page 43
LC Oscillator with Pot Tuning
An LC oscillator is usually adjusted using a variable capacitor. However, for frequencies below around 100 kHz this calls for a variable capacitor with a value in the nanofarad range, which is somewhat impractical. In many situations, however, a potentiometer can be used instead.
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