[time-nuts] Lassen IQ receiver
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Mon Oct 13 03:27:29 UTC 2008
"Morris Odell" <vilgotch at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> The Lassen IQ is a little PCB mounted 12 channel receiver about
> half the size of a matchbox, which is intended for OEM
> applications. It's not easy to open to see what's inside. It uses
> tiny surface mount connectors to get signals in and out but
> there's no access to the oscillator if you want to use an external
> osc. It doesn't have a built in antenna so the performance depends
> on the external antenna connected to it. It seems to handle
> constellation changes quite well as far as I can see. The
> application info says it can be used for navigation as well as
Thanks - that is good info.
> It has 2 serial ports as well as a 1 pps output. One serial port
> is used to control and read it using Trimble's TSIP binary
> There is free DOS and Windows software available from Trimble to
> do this. The other port can be configured to use TSIP, NMEA or
> Trimble's own ASCII protocol called TAIP.
Very very good info. Thanks.
> I paid AU$70 about 2 years ago, which at the time was equivalent
> to about US$60. You could probably do better these days. I bought
> a bunch of old 6 channel VP Oncore receivers about a year ago on
> ebay for AU12 each. They are ideal for timing aplications and
I couldn't seem to find any VP, so I got two UP+. Are they usable?
Thanks for your help.
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