Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Delay Range: 1μs to 33.6 Seconds
  • Configured with 1 to 3 Resistors
  • Delay Max Error:
    • <2.3% for Delay > 512µs
    • <3.4% for Delay of 8µs to 512µs
    • <5.1% for Delay of 1µs to 8µs
  • Delay One or Both Rising/Falling Edges
  • 2.25V to 5.5V Single Supply Operation
  • 70μA Supply Current at 10μs Delay
  • 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 LTC6994 is a programmable delay block with a range of 1μs to 33.6 seconds. The LTC6994 is part of the TimerBlox® family of versatile silicon timing devices.

A single resistor, RSET, programs an internal master oscillator frequency, setting the LTC6994’s time base. The input-to-output delay is determined by this master oscillator and an internal clock divider, NDIV, programmable to eight settings from 1 to 221.

The output (OUT) follows the input (IN) after delaying the rising and/or falling transitions. The LTC6994-1 will delay the rising or falling edge. The LTC6994-2 will delay both transitions, and adds the option to invert the output..

The LTC6994 also offers the ability to dynamically adjust the delay time via a separate control voltage.

Applications

  • Noise Discriminators/Pulse Qualifiers
  • Delay Matching
  • Switch Debouncing
  • High Vibration, High Acceleration Environments
  • Portable and Battery-Powered Equipment

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