[time-nuts] The ultraAtomic clock for home
kb8tq at n1k.org
Wed Apr 5 13:15:31 EDT 2017
The Lacrosse wall clocks I’m using now are hybrid analog / digital displays.
You get the time analog and the date off the digital display. For whatever
reason, that model is now history.
> On Apr 5, 2017, at 11:30 AM, Richard (Rick) Karlquist <richard at karlquist.com> wrote:
> Why? oh why? is this only available as an analog clock??
> I am wondering if Lacrosse only has the rights to an analog
> version and that a higher priced digital version will
> show up in some "professional" line from another vendor.
> This is at least a plausible theory because this is
> a well known business model: "incremental" revenue
> that doesn't "cannibalize" the cash cow. At least
> this is/was popular with HP/Agilent/Keysight management
> where I work(ed).
> Rick N6RK
> On 4/4/2017 8:00 PM, paul swed wrote:
>> Really can't say that its c-max or not. Since if you try to download
>> anything from the sight the links are dead. But I do believe its the true
>> wwvb bpsk decoder. If it is the cme 8000 that chip works impressively well
>> even in New England.
>> But this is the first time I have stumbled across anything that used it if
>> I am guessing correctly. Heck I seem to remember it was supposed to be out
>> some 2-3 years ago around Christmas.
>> On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 9:04 PM, Tim Shoppa <tshoppa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have been happy with the Casio Waveceptor watches. They can display UTC.
>>> They seem to reliably set themselves between midnight and 3AM each morning
>>> when I'm wearing them here in Maryland, more reliably than the (non-PSK)
>>> WWVB wall clocks.
>>> The Casio WV58A-1AVCR is a plastic LCD watch for $28 that lasts a couple
>>> years. The face scuffs easily and the band only lasts a little more than a
>>> year before needing replacement.
>>> I upgraded to the Metal-body-metal-band Casio WVA-M640D-1ACR almost a year
>>> ago and am very happy. Analog display for local time, and the LCD display
>>> can show UTC. About $90.
>>> Tim N3QE
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