I don't see any restrictions; here's a nice p45 with four splitters at minimum spacing:77topaz wrote:Impressive! I think the T-to-2T in particular could be used to create another family of adjustable-period oscillators, by placing four of them in a loop and eating the second T so the mechanism acts as a Snark. Would that allow all oscillators periods greater than 40, or would it still be limited to a subset?
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