[time-nuts] PPS pulse length (was: 1PPS for the beginner)

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Tue Aug 14 17:00:28 EDT 2018

On Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:52:50 +0200
"Bernd Neubig" <BNeubig at t-online.de> wrote:

> Is there any common practice for the duty cycle of the 1 PPS pulse?

As short as the consumer can take. Because a long pulse means that
you are wasting energy and heating up both the pulse generator
and the consumer. As TvB wrote, it varies from a few µs to a few ms.

			Attila Kinali
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