[time-nuts] 74HCT9046A Max. Operating Frequency

Tim Shoppa tshoppa at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 12:45:55 UTC 2014

I suspect the TCXO might not have enough range because fundamentally the
VCTCXO are only 10ppm range and your AES3 source could well be much further
off unless it is being run from a better master clock than a TCXO. +/-50ppm
is the hope for pro-grade AES3 streams. I think AES5 is aiming towards
clock rates in the 10ppm ballpark.

On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 2:41 AM, sg sg <micpreamp at yahoo.de> wrote:

> Thanks very much for your responses!
> > For 24.576 MHz VCXO, the fractional change in frequency will be in
> multiple
> > ppm not octaves, and I would naturally gravitate towards a simple diode
> DBM.
> To avoid lock issues I'd still want a phase-frequency detector; the PLL
> bandwidth in my case is very low (a few Hz), which makes the lock range
> tiny if a "phase only" detector is used (I've run into this recently with
> some other project).
> > 24,576 MHz is 128x192 kHz which makes essentially any divide by 2^N chip
> > capable of the frequency a target. Is your reference signal also 24,576
> > MHz or some other frequency?
> The source is an AK4114 AES/EBU audio receiver, which has both master
> clock (24.576 MHz) and "word select" rate (48-192 kHz) outputs. Perhaps it
> is better to run the PLL at the latter? Any disadvantages from this?
> Regards,
> Samuel
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