[time-nuts] Sources for Mission Time Clock
Tom Van Baak
tvb at LeapSecond.com
Sun Jan 11 23:35:45 EST 2015
1) Check out www.masterclock.com - they regularly exhibit at PTTI with a wide variety of metrology-grade clock displays. The prices were reasonable, although you could make one yourself for half the price if you spend a couple of weeks of your own time.
2) Scroll through http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=IRIG+LED+display+IRIG+timecode
3) On eBay you can sometimes find wonderful 2 or 3 or 4 foot long time displays by Austron or Datum; nixie or plasma or LED. Unless you need one next week or next month, something will turn up on eBay eventually. It will both be functional and have that classic retro NASA look.
3) For a DIY solution consider some of the networkable matrix LED display modules:
And there are many more examples all over the web. See if some of these appeal to you:
Lastly, this "12ft GPS Wall Clock" wins the prize...
4) The television monitor ideas are an easy solution. Use a PC or Raspberry Pi. One example here:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin A Flynn" <maflynn at theflynn.org>
To: "Bill Hawkins" <bill at iaxs.net>; "'Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement'" <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:22 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Sources for Mission Time Clock
> Not adverse to using a flat panel and PC hardware.
> Been looking for surplus. Pretty slim pickings available.
> Hold is required, Clock will not provide control to external devices
> Martin Flynn
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