[time-nuts] SSR-6t Connector

Dale J. Robertson dale at nap-us.com
Fri Dec 21 21:04:57 UTC 2012


PIC is a PIC24FJ64GA-004-I/PT


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On Dec 21, 2012, at 2:20 PM, KD0GLS <kd0gls at mninter.net> wrote:

> I'm looking at Synergy's Tech Note #493 for the SSR-6Tr and trying to make out the part number of the PIC from the picture.  Looks like it might be a PIC24F part.  Would appreciate knowing the actual part number from one of you who's already received your board.
> 
> 73,
> Brent, KD0GLS, Minneapolis
> 
> On 21 Dec 2012, at 12:59, Don Latham wrote:
> 
>> Had a good conversation with Art Slepin at Synergy. He said, if my
>> ancient memory serves, that the PIC on the new board will be available
>> for programming, and that it might be possible to do an ONCORE as a
>> software conversion from the UBLOX to the output connector. Just who is
>> going to do this, not sure. But it will be possible.
>> The newer versions of the SST will be programmable through the serial
>> port. At present, the extra side port on the board is a programming
>> connector.  The info will be on Synergy's SST website. Even at $70 per,
>> a UBLOX timer and PIC on the same board might be very cost-effective for
>> all sorts of fooling around!
>> Don
>> 
>> Tom Van Baak
>>> Hi Paul,
>>> 
>>> I'm pretty sure the hp Z3801A and 58503A/B (and perhaps other 1990's
>>> era) GPSDO use the Motorola Oncore VP receiver. It was, and still is, a
>>> famous GPS timing receiver. Later, many GPSDO evolved to use the
>>> Motorola/iLotus M12 receiver.
>>> 
>>> The new Synergy SST-6T is a clever combination h/w and s/w that turns a
>>> uBlox 6T & PIC into a PCB that is both h/w and s/w compatible with an
>>> M12. It's a drop-in replacement. But as such, it won't work in a device
>>> that is uses an old Motorola UT/GT/VP receiver.
>>> 
>>> I suggested that they also come up with a board that is VP compatible,
>>> but you realize the number of 15-year-old Oncore VP's in the field is
>>> probably not that high. It would make an excellent labor-of-love project
>>> to create a VP-compatible uBlox 6T board, but it's probably not
>>> something you can make a business case for.
>>> 
>>> /tvb
>>> 
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "paul swed" <paulswedb at gmail.com>
>>> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
>>> <time-nuts at febo.com>
>>> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 7:41 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] SSR-6t Connector
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 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
>>>> WB8TSL
>>>> 
>>>> 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
>>>>> 
>>>>> 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
>>>>> 
>>>>> - 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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>> De Erroribus Medicorum, R. Bacon, 13th century.
>> "If you don't know what it is, don't poke it."
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>> 
>> 
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