The Scalers further divide the time and event pulses for application
to the Arithmetic Processor where the counting process occurs prior to
The Gate Control circuits control the various methods of
arming the counter.
The State Control circuits determine the particular
program which outputs instructions to the various assemblies in the counter.
The counter's time base (500 MHz) is supplied by a precise 10 MHz oven-
controlled crystal oscillator.
You are now ready for the lesson exercise. After you have completed
the exercise, compare your answers to those in the Approved Solutions at the
back of this subcourse. If you choose the incorrect response for any of the
questions, re-study the portion of the lesson to which you are referred and
make certain you fully understand the material before proceeding to Lesson