[time-nuts] [Summary] HP 115CR Clock Powerup / Documentation

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Sat Dec 24 13:17:33 EST 2016

I think the click was probably made loud intentionally.  It would make
it easier to set the clock accurately to within a fraction of a second.
It would also make it quite evident if two clocks were out of sync.

-Chuck Harris

paul swed wrote:
> Wow Mark thats not what I would have expected from the Patek. But then I
> never had one. Remember "You never own a Patek it just goes from generation
> to generation". At least thats what the ad says. So imagine someone in your
> family will be wearing the 5065 on there wrist one day.
> Regards
> Paul.
> On Sat, Dec 24, 2016 at 12:05 PM, Mark Sims <holrum at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> No problem,  stick a tiny CPU + audio amp  in the corner of the box that
>> generates an anti-phase noise canceling signal,
>> That said, I never start the Patek-Philippe clock in my HP 5065A rubidium
>> since it ticks loud enough to be heard on the next planet.
>> ----------------
>>> If I do ever see one at the hamfest after reading this thread I am pretty
>> sure I will stay clear of it. Who needs the noise.
>> _______________________________________________

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