[time-nuts] NTP Clock suggestions?
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Mon May 27 11:14:36 EDT 2013
On May 27, 2013, at 10:56 AM, Miguel Barbosa Gonçalves <m at mbg.pt> wrote:
> Hi Bob!
> On 27 May 2013 14:56, Bob Camp <lists at rtty.us> wrote:
>> Correct answer:
>> I don't think there is such a beast. Once you get away from the radio
>> controlled (WWVB etc) clocks the cost goes up quickly.
> I don't understand why a microprocessor with an Ethernet controller and a 7
> segment display would cost so much to manufacture... I think I'll build my
… and that's really my point. You can build one easier than you can buy one.
>> Also correct, but a bit of a joke answer:
>> Raspberry PI driving your television set. Alternatively make the Pi feed
>> control signals to a hacked normal clock.
> Good joke :-) I imagine the electricity bill at the end of the month.
The Pi isn't all that power hungry. The TV set - yes it's going to be a bit of a hog. Even with the Pi's i/o limitations you should be able to get it to run some sort of low power external display.
> I would like to have a clock sync with my super precise stratum 1 servers
> :-) what's the point in having them if I can see the time anywhere? :-)
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