[time-nuts] SSR-6t Connector

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 20:24:24 UTC 2012

Funny you mention the board they do make boards for various units that do
adapt and cover the various voltage translations.

On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Ed Palmer <ed_palmer at sasktel.net> wrote:

> I don't think that will work, Paul.  The Z3801 is designed for the VT
> receiver and uses commands that are not supported by the M12 or the SSR.  I
> believe there has been discussion on this in the past.
> Now, maybe with a bit of arm twisting, whining and grovelling we could get
> Synergy to write an emulator for the VT instead of the M12.  Since they've
> already done the M12, it might not be a lot of extra work to do the VT.  Of
> course, an adapter board would be required to deal with the physical
> differences.  I don't know if they already have one.
> Ed
> On 12/20/2012 9:41 AM, paul swed wrote:
>> Not to hijack the thread. I purchased a ssr and have not rcvd it yet. But
>> my simple interest is to if needed replace the rcvr in my z3801. There
>> have
>> been threads on time-nuts that these rcvrs do fail with age.
>> My belief is that though the connector on the 3801 may be different and it
>> is 5V, essentially connecting the 1 pps TX RX data and power should allow
>> this to replace the older rcvr.
>> Am I on the right track?
>> As a longer term goal and question does this new rcvr actually improve a
>> 3801s stability?
>> Thanks
>> Paul
>> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:16 AM, David Martin <
>> drmartin at ivietechnologies.com> wrote:
>>  I had a Motorola M12+ all hooked up with a RF pigtail and data header so
>>> I
>>> just unplugged the Motorola and plugged in the SSR-6t.
>>> The data connector was purchased from digikey several years ago and the
>>> details have been lost in the dust.
>>> However it looks like
>>> http://search.digikey.com/**scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?**
>>> Detail&name=A33546-ND<http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail&name=A33546-ND>
>>> I'm unhappy with the one I'm using as the contacts spring pressure is
>>> weak
>>> against the connector pin -- I will have to consider looking for a more
>>> "firm" fitting data connector.
>>> The RF pigtail was also obtained years ago from data-alliance.net -
>>> their
>>> P3B adapter cable.
>>> See
>>> http://www.data-alliance.net/**servlet/-strse-800/MCX-BNC-**
>>> female-Adapter/Detail<http://www.data-alliance.net/servlet/-strse-800/MCX-BNC-female-Adapter/Detail>
>>> - Sent from my iPhone -
>>> Please Reply To
>>> David Martin
>>> drmartin at ivietechnologies.com
>>> 801-372-0978
>>> Just curious,
>>> what connector/pigtail/adapter board did you use to access the 2x5 1.27mm
>>> pitch connector on your SSR-6T.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Dale NV8U
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