Inducing delay in a pulse train

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by deltaigor, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. deltaigor

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    Guys i need to induce a delay in order of fractions of microseconds i.e 0.5 usec in a pulse train which is actually a data line (single). This has to be done in order to match its timings with a the control signal. The control signal cannot be varied so the other option is tailoring the data line.
     
  2. eblc1388

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    Use the following search pharse in Google.

    "500ns delay line" and you will get lot of hits. Some with 10 equal steps of 50ns each.
     
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  3. Ron H

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    What is the data rate? You might be able to do it with an RC delay.
     
  4. Papabravo

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    The reason for this appears dubious at best. IMHO you cannot achieve a precise, stable, repeatable delay. A delay line with fixed taps will still be off by half the difference between the taps and a continuously variable delay will drift with time and temperature.

    Why don't you explain what you are trying to do? There might be a far better solution.
     
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