[SI-LIST] : Crow bar current (dc switching current) vs power

Elias Lozano ([email protected])
Tue, 14 Jul 1998 15:19:56 -0700

Hi everyone:

I have a question and I would like to get some answers from the
experience of so many of you.
If the I/O's have some crow bar current (when N and P are momentarily
on) what is the problem in terms
Of Noise or Power? Has anyone measured this effect?

Here are the questions:

1) Will crow bar current make your chip noisier and by how much?
2) Will crow bar be more a problem with power dissipation of the

Please let me know what anyone thinks