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## What is the difference between a decade counter and BCD counter?

A binary coded decimal (BCD) is a serial digital counter that counts ten digits . And it resets for every new clock input. As it can go through 10 unique combinations of output, it is also called as “Decade counter”. A BCD counter can count 0000, 0001, 0010, 1000, 1001, 1010, 1011, 1110, 1111, 0000, and 0001 and so on.

## Is decade counter and mod-10 counter same?

Counting Sequence of Decade counter A decade counter is called as mod -10 or divide by 10 counter. It counts from 0 to 9 and again reset to 0. It counts in natural binary sequence.

**What is a binary counter?**

A binary counter is a hardware circuit that is made out of a series of flip-flops. The output of one flip-flop is sent to the input of the next flip-flop in the series. A binary counter can be either asynchronous or synchronous, depending on how the flip-flops are connected together.

**What are decade counters used for?**

Decade counters are used in clock circuits, frequency dividers, state machines, and sequencers, just to name a few applications.

### What is 4 bit ripple counter?

4-Bit Ripple Counter. This circuit is a 4-bit binary ripple counter. All the JK flip-flops are configured to toggle their state on a downward transition of their clock input, and the output of each flip-flop is fed into the next flip-flop’s clock.

### Are all mod-10 counters are BCD counters?

Similarly, the BCD counter is a Mod-10 counter, which resets to zero after counting from 0(0000) to 9 (1001), represents the result in decimal form. (that means divide-by-10 count). Hence, it is called a binary coded decimal counter (BCD Counter).

**How many flip-flops are needed for a mod-32 binary counter?**

Answer Expert Verified So, 5 flip-flops are required to make a mod-32 binary counter.

**What is binary counter example?**

## What is 4bit binary counter?

The SN74HC163 is a 4-bit binary counter. This mode of operation eliminates the output counting spikes normally associated with synchronous (ripple-clock) counters. A buffered clock (CLK) input triggers the four flip-flops on the rising (positive-going) edge of the clock waveform.

## What is binary decade counter?

A decade counter is one that counts in decimal digits, rather than binary. A decade counter may have each (that is, it may count in binary-coded decimal, as the 7490 integrated circuit did) or other binary encodings. A decade counter is a binary counter that is designed to count to 1001 (decimal 9).

**What is Johnson decade counter?**

Johnson decade counter with 10 decoded outputs. The 74HC4017; 74HCT4017 is a 5-stage Johnson decade counter with 10 decoded outputs (Q0 to Q9), an output from the most significant flip-flop (Q5-9), two clock inputs (CP0 and CP1) and an overriding asynchronous master reset input (MR).

**What is asynchronous down counter?**

In the asynchronous counter, an external clock pulse is provided for only the first flip flop, thereafter the output of the 1st FF acts as a clock pulse for the second FF and so on. In the case of synchronous FFs, all the flip flops are triggered simultaneously by an external clock pulse.