[time-nuts] OSA 8600 Oscillators

James Maynard james.h.maynard at usa.net
Wed Mar 15 13:21:00 EST 2006


Oopa, I take that back! I now see the tweaking inputs on the 9-pin D 
connector.

James Maynard wrote:
> Scott Newell wrote:
> 
>>At 09:25 AM 3/15/2006 , Normand Martel wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I'm also interested in one of those oscillators... A
>>>quartz that rivals Rb is surely a good shot!
>>
>>
>>Is anyone else surprised that they're using an AT cut rock rather than an SC?
>>
>>
> 
> Yes, I was surprised. They also use a double oven, which probably helps.
> 
> I did not see any mention in their specification heet of a voltage input 
> to tweak the frequency, which would be a disadvantage for me. I like my 
> SRS PRS-10, which provides both a voltage input for frequency control 
> and a 1 PPS input for discipliningit with the 1 PPS signal from a GPS 
> receiver. I'm not at all sure how one would tweak the OSA 8600 to make 
> it agree with a higher-quality time or frequency source.
> 


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James Maynard
Salem, Oregon, USA




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