[time-nuts] DMTD to MMTD

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Fri Feb 19 02:41:13 UTC 2010

Bruce Griffiths wrote:
> System constraints arent necessarily due to cost constraints.
> The constraints may be imposed by experience limitations and the 
> learning curve associated with FPGAs etc.

The level of design ability needed is still moderate, and for a skilled 
designer, the effort to produce one for a friend in need is moderate. 
The I/O is probably going to cause more head-ache than the measurement 
engine anyway. Even a serial port with binary data takes some care in 

> If one already has a high end DSP in the system its almost possible 
> (with the right DSP) to implement the multichannel time tagging purely 
> in software.

Getting it right with a DSP could be just as challenging.


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