[time-nuts] new GPSDO kit
saidjack at aol.com
Fri Apr 4 21:20:01 EDT 2014
Forgot to mention, there is a spec sheet on the website on the LC-XO-Plus product page with additional technical details.
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On Apr 4, 2014, at 17:45, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I mean no disrespect to anyone here. Jacksonlabs makes some very fine
> components. Brookes comment was spot on. What happens etc. I did run out to
> the site and take a quick read. The short piece I read did not have a lot
> of specifics or I simply missed them. It is low power and thats quite a
> plus, but has to also take into account how it behaves without GPS.
> Hopefully others will comment.
> So looking at the price I know that I have seen used Tbolts all over the
> place up to at least $350 or more. Same for the HPs and they have lots of
> miles on them.
> I suspect some comparison to those technologies would be helpful in
> appreciating whats being offered.
> Look at the fast turn around Said did. A time-nut says how about a discount
> and there you go a discount.
> On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 8:20 PM, Chris Albertson
> <albertson.chris at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Wow. Seriously I was just going to post about my $35 GPSDO. I've used
>> some discipline to not say "for just a little more I can get..." and gone
>> the lowest cost route at each decision point. Just to see what happens.
>> Price does not include GPS receiver, plug-in power cube and case and I'm
>> not shooting for really great spec's. My goal was lowest price possible.
>> The unit is based on the one posted here by Lars Walenius. I replaced his
>> $30 Arudino with a $4 part and added an LCD display.
>> It's not finished yet. I plan on changing out the LCD display to a $4
>> Nokia cell phone part that does 84x84 pixel graphics. I'd like to have the
>> GPSDO do its own primitive graphs and setup menus without need to be
>> connected to a computer.
>> No intent to compete with a commercial product. I'm not going to sell
>> them. But in time I'll document it.
>> Here is a photo <https://www.dropbox.com/s/bsksw9x51ydk6gi/gpsdo.jpg>
>> On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 3:39 PM, <SAIDJACK at aol.com> wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> sorry for the plug, but we just announced a new $568 complete GPSDO
>>> reference kit.
>>> This unit is a tiny desktop unit with 10m antenna, power supply, cables,
>>> CD, and other accessories. It is a low cost addition to our Fury GPSDO
>>> and contains a really good TCXO, a uBlox GPS receiver, and various power
>>> options. I believe this is the lowest-cost real GPSDO in mass production
>>> available on the market right now, and being a true GPSDO it has some
>>> good phase noise and stability specs.
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>> Chris Albertson
>> Redondo Beach, California
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