Fri Oct 9 21:52:43 UTC 2009
1 oscillators=2C the 10544's seem to have quite a bit LESS long term drift=
than the 10811's. This is comparing units that have been stabilized for =
at least a couple of months of continuous operation.
One disadvantage of the 10544's is that you need an insulated diddle stick =
to tweak them. =20
A big disadvantage of both units is their mechanical adjustment is rather c=
rude. Tweaking them in to the last few counts is essentially a random oper=
ation. You make the minimum tweak possible=2C check the results=2C repea=
t until one just happens to be close enough. There is no way to intentiona=
lly adjust them to the resolution that the instruments are capable of.
Like many old pots/caps=2C the sweet spot of where you want the adjustment=
to be=2C is often unobtainable because the device has been sitting on that=
place for ages and has deformed that spot such that you can no longer adju=
st it to that exact value. =20
Windows 7: I wanted more reliable=2C now it's more reliable. Wow!
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