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Offline 555 timer chip guyTopic starter

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two microcontrolers on the same clock
« on: June 22, 2007, 07:47:17 AM »
Is it possible to run two microcontrolers on the same clock? I'm going to try it any ways but I just wonted some        input before I started.

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Re: two microcontrolers on the same clock
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2007, 06:08:31 AM »
Hi,

Sure, if you use eg. an x-tal oscillator, but it won't work with a bareback x-tal or a resonator.
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Re: two microcontrolers on the same clock
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2007, 11:11:26 AM »
thanks

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Re: two microcontrolers on the same clock
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2007, 07:03:01 PM »
For an internal clock source (no crystal), you can set a microcontroller to output the clock on a pin, and another microcontroller can accept that as a clock source.

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Re: two microcontrolers on the same clock
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2007, 03:46:22 PM »
I was mainly wondering about external clocks but that is a good idea to

 


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