[time-nuts] Cesium "wrist-watch-lite"

KD0GLS kd0gls at mninter.net
Thu May 2 13:33:25 EDT 2013

Interesting... I never even received a response from Symmetricom to my request for a quote. But I do now regularly receive their sales emails. 

On May 2, 2013, at 12:22, Jonatan Walck <jwalck at netnod.se> wrote:

> On 2013-05-02 14:18, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <5182325E.4020003 at t-online.de>, Volker Esper writes:
>>> Rummor has it that the single piece price in the US is $1475 for just the
>>> CSAC. Weather that's with or without the demo board 
>> And for that price a SRS PRS10 is a better buy, unless you need it
>> to be compact and not use too much power.
> Yes, exactly. But the CSAC is marketed for a small niche, both given its
> price and that at least until fairly recently they couldn't (and I'm
> assuming still today can't) make that many.
> Small like (or smaller than) an OCXO, but with better stability and much
> lower power use. For a higher price. If one plotted ADEV/W I recon it
> would turn out a great performer. ADEV/USD and it wouldn't fare as well.
> I did go as far as asking for a quote from a Symmetricom rep. last year
> with a wrist watch project in mind. Put that project on the shelf when I
> got the quote back.:) Great to see someone with deeper pockets and more
> dedication made it happen! Is there any competition/alternatives for a
> pocketable time-nutty-stable movement?
> // jwalck
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