Question / Topic
Would it be okay if the NC (no connect) pin on the XU crystal oscillator series (XUL, XUH, XUN) is connected to GND ?
Answer / Content
The NC pin between pins #1 and #3, is a duplicate of the circuitry in pin #1 with a greater than 8 Mega ohm resistance pulled up to 3.3V. The next subsequent stage is isolated with a high impedance so that there is no internal effect or possible damage by connection of either pin #1 or #3 to each other or to ground.
This characteristic is to accommodate similar parts by a competitor who places the Enable-Disable input on pin #2. All complementary output XU configurations (LVDS, LVPECL, & HCSL) have an option for Pin #2 E/D, instead of Pin #1.
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|Title||Other Languages||Type||Format||File Size||Date|
|Datasheets & Errata|
|IDT XO HCMOS Crystal Oscillator Datasheet - XUH||-||Datasheet||296 KB||Nov 3, 2016|
|IDT XO HCSL Crystal Oscillator Datasheet - XUN||-||Datasheet||282 KB||Nov 3, 2016|
|IDT XO LVDS Crystal Oscillator Datasheet - XUL||-||Datasheet||288 KB||Nov 3, 2016|