[time-nuts] FE-5680A Mechanical Question

Don Latham djl at montana.com
Fri Jan 13 16:30:29 EST 2012

Oh, I hate to be a pedant, but are we talking about dithering, that is
random perturbations to remove things like hysteresis, or using the
finite steps as a bang-bang servo?

Charles P. Steinmetz
> Bert wrote:
>>wrong there is no DAC involved, it is a DDS
> Ahh.  Not so simple, then.  I still don't much like the notion of
> dithering, but it may be the only alternative.  Or, as has also been
> suggested here, add a manual C-field adjustment (but that would not
> change the fact that the RS-232 adjustments would still be ~ 7e-13
> steps).
> Best regards,
> Charles
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