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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052280D
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Krol, PG [+details]

Abstract

A microprocessor controls the modulus and rate of a predetermined count by using a two-section counter, a primary and a vernier counter. The vernier counter counts a basic period of time, while the primary counter counts multiples of that time.