Unused LM393 Pins

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  1. JDR04

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    Hi, I'm using a LM393 comparator which has two comparators in the IC. I'm only using one but have been told to tie the other "input" pins (5 & 6) to ground in order to avoid oscillation.

    Is this correct? Thanks a lot - JDR04
     
  2. wayneh

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    Sep 9, 2010
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    That's what the datasheet (from TI) says.
     
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  3. mcgyvr

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    per page 8 of the datasheet..
    damn wayne beat me
     
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