Line and Load Regulation

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Tobias12

Joined May 25, 2019
25
How can I calculate the line and load regulation for an oscillator ?
For exemple: A non-sinusoidal Oscillator
When I calculate line regulation delta(Vout)/delta(Vin) I didn't know what is Vin, because an oscillator doesn't have an input source.
 

AlbertHall

Joined Jun 4, 2014
10,765
'Line' in this case might be the oscillator supply voltage.
However, for an oscillator, it is more likely to be the output frequency variation with supply voltage and loading you would be interested in.
 

DickCappels

Joined Aug 21, 2008
6,776
You could relate the change in output amplitude to the change in power supply voltage, if that is what you are interested in. What is it that you would like to express? Why do you want to calculate those things, whatever they are?
 

Delta prime

Joined Nov 15, 2019
610
Hello there
:)
There are specific guidelines and tips for measuring proper line and load regulation by vendors such as TI, NI and ST. .
 
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