Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Pulse Width Range: 1μs to 33.6 Seconds
  • Configured with 1 to 3 Resistors
  • Pulse Width Max Error:
    • <2.3% for Pulse Width > 512μs
    • <3.4% for Pulse Width of 8μs to 512μs
    • <4.9% for Pulse Width of 1μs to 8μs
  • Four LTC6993 Options Available:
    • Rising-Edge or Falling-Edge Trigger
    • Retriggerable or Non-Retriggerable
  • Configurable for Positive or Negative Output Pulse
  • Fast Recovery Time
  • 2.25V to 5.5V Single Supply Operation
  • 70μA Supply Current at 10μs Pulse Width
  • 500μs Start-Up Time
  • CMOS Output Driver Sources/Sinks 20mA
  • –55°C to 125°C Operating Temperature Range
  • Available in Low Profile (1mm) SOT-23 (ThinSOT) and 2mm × 3mm DFN

Product Details

The LTC6993 is a monostable multivibrator (also known as a “one-shot” pulse generator) with a programmable pulse width of 1μs to 33.6 seconds. The LTC6993 is part of the TimerBlox® family of versatile silicon timing devices.

A single resistor, RSET, programs an internal master oscillator frequency, setting the LTC6993’s time base. The output pulse width is determined by this master oscillator and an internal clock divider, NDIV, programmable to eight settings from 1 to 221.

The output pulse is initiated by a transition on the trigger input (TRIG). Each part can be configured to generate positive or negative output pulses. The LTC6993 is available in four versions to provide different trigger signal polarity and retrigger capability

The LTC6993 also offers the ability to dynamically adjust the width of the output pulse via a separate control voltage.

Device Input Polarity Retrigger
LTC6993-1 Rising-Edge No
LTC6993-2 Rising-Edge Yes
LTC6993-3 Falling-Edge No
LTC6993-4 Falling-Edge Yes

Applications

  • Watchdog Timer
  • Frequency Discriminators
  • Missing Pulse Detection
  • Envelope Detection
  • High Vibration, High Acceleration Environments
  • Portable and Battery-Powered Equipment

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Evaluation Kits (4)

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LTspice

Models for the following parts are available in LTspice:

LTC6993-1
LTC6993-2
LTC6993-3
LTC6993-4

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