[sdiy] 8253 modern replacement?

MTG grant at musictechnologiesgroup.com
Fri May 8 15:18:56 CEST 2015


I think most people are using micros like PICs and AVRs. I wouldn't be 
surprised of someone sells a DCO like this that you can talk to using 
I2C, SPI or UART.

GB

On 5/8/2015 6:12 AM, Jack Jackson wrote:
> The 8253 programmable interval timer IC was used a lot in the 80s for generating frequencies for DCOs. Is there an easier way to do this in modern times? Maybe a modern IC with a smaller footprint or something else entirely?
>
> Best,
> Jack 		 	   		
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