[time-nuts] EFC tracking
jimlux at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 27 04:10:24 UTC 2010
Didier Juges wrote:
> I can only guess at what a sound card with linearity specs
> approaching those of the AD kit would cost, and it's still AC
> coupled, and as Poul pointed out, has no long term stability spec.
This *is* an issue.. the audio ADCs have great performance in the "sub 1
second" sort of regime.. small variations in gain or offset would have
no impact on audio applications, but would be a problem with the EFC
> To me, it sounds like a no brainer, pun intended :)
> Alternately, my last HP3456A cost me about $50, and that's a 6 digit
> DVM with decent specs. You will need an HPIB controller though, if
> you do not already have one.
There is that...
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