[time-nuts] Datum/Symmetricom X72 Rubidium
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Sat Mar 16 11:41:41 EDT 2013
The upgrade price sounds more like "we swap out the guts" than a firmware squirt. Does anybody know if the hardware in the new(er) versions is the same as the old(er) parts?
On Mar 16, 2013, at 10:43 AM, Ed Palmer <ed_palmer at sasktel.net> wrote:
> I ran into the same problem a few years ago. I asked Symmetricom if the unit could be upgraded. They said it could - for the low, low price of only $1135.
> No, I didn't forget a decimal point in there.
> One Thousand, One Hundred, and Thirty-Five Dollars!!
> What planet are these people from??
> I don't think I've powered the unit up since.
> On 3/16/2013 8:21 AM, cfo wrote:
>> On Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:45:46 -0400, GandalfG8-YDxpq3io04c wrote:
>>> Hi All
>>> This messsage was a work in progress and was sent in error
>> Please keep the info comming
>> I did also get a X72 , for the 1-PPS conditioning.
>> And was also bitten by the "old firmware" not supporting 1-PPS
>> But after complaining a little bit.
>> I got the seller to report the fw vers detected in mine.
>> See 'bay #180791401271
>> I would love to be able to upgrade the FW , but haven't found any newer
>> firmware or instructions.
>> So the X72 is taking a rest for now ...
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