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How to Configure a 5MHz/1PPS Composite Clock Signal

Tutorial Steps

 (1204-17) Square Wave output Option Card

   

(J1, J2, J3 and J4) square wave outputs (50 ohm)
  

Purpose: Provides four individually programmable output square-waves (four outputs only- no inputs).
Note: The 1204-17 Option card can generate square wave frequencies up to 10MHz
 
 
 
1204-17  setup for DDM outputs
 
 
Connect SecureSync to computer IP port with launched browser and enter correct IP address, username and password
 
Under “Setup” heading, select “Outputs”
Click on the slot that says “SQUARE WAVE” on the second text line
 
When the module parameters come up, here are the changes to the defaults:
 
Output Mode select “Square Wave” as signal type
 
Output Enable select “Enable”
 
Period enter “200” (nanoseconds)
 
Pulse Width (ns) enter “50” (nanoseconds)
 
On-Time Point Pulse Width (ns) enter ”150” (nanoseconds)
 
Alignment Count (s) enter “1” (seconds)
 
Time Alignment select “Enabled”
 
Repeat for as many outputs as needed
 
Click on “submit” button at bottom of page 
 


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