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arduino 2009 crystal oscillator

Discussion in 'Arduino' started by snaggy, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. snaggy

    snaggy New Member

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    On my arduino 2009 board I have a spk16.000Y crystal.
    I need to assemble another custom arduino board, and I'd like to know if any 16mhz crystal is fine (for example the HUS-16.000-18-30/50/4085) and if 22p capacitor are fine or they dipend on the crystal (I doubt it, they should depend on the frequency)

    thanks
     
  2. iard

    iard New Member

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    I used 16MHz quartz (normal size, or miniature size) from different suppliers without any problems. Any 22pF ceramic capacitors will do.
     
  3. Sceadwian

    Sceadwian Banned

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    Quartz crystals can actually be cut in so many ways it hurts to think about it, but if you buy a 16mhz crystal from any supplier there's a REALLY REALLY good chance (unless you're paying 100-200% over normal cost) that the crystal you'll use will work just fine. The main thing you have to look out for is series vs parallel resonant crystals. I've never seen a parallel resonant crystal 'in the wild' so to speak, or if I did I didn't recognize it.
     
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    i have used a 16.*something* with the board and it worked perfectly...!!
     
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    This will just complicate things but it should be made clear that any frequency crystal can be used but it means a change to the bootloader . Not terribly difficultanyway
     
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