[time-nuts] NAVSTAR proteus GPS time and frequency unit
rob at nc0b.com
Wed Nov 4 22:59:26 EST 2015
For multiple reasons I install serial cards in my Win7 desktops.
On the issue of the Win95 program, it may not run because the CPU is too fast.
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> On Nov 4, 2015, at 7:02 PM, "paul swed" <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
> My very small 10 cents.
> I am pretty sure win 95 had no idea what USB is. I think thats was win98
> sp2 region.
> Certainly win10 wouldn't understand what that program was.
> But that said there are dos emulators/virtual machines that might let you
> get away with it. The other comment is if the device is circa 95 then most
> likely you will also have GPS week rollover issues.
> If the thing is selling for $1 then what the heck. Fun is fun.
> Otherwise you may want to consider something a bit newer saving the
> headaches and complexity. They seem to start in the $125 range and go up.
> There are certainly modern solutions at low cost without the pain.
>> From the guy who has recovered more then a few ancient GPS systems. :-)
> I suspect if there is a better answer you will get it here. Good luck.
>> On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 2:25 PM, Stephen Farthing <squirrox at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have the chance to buy a new boxed unit. Having glanced at the manual I
>> understand that the configuration software runs under Windows 95 and uses a
>> serial RS232 port. The only Windows box I have now runs Windows 10 and has
>> USB only. So my questions are, can I run the config software under Windows
>> 10 and will a USB to serial adaptor work with it? I will need to make a
>> power supply for it as I think it requires 24 volts. That should be no
>> Any comments great fully received.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Steve G0XAR
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