[time-nuts] Programming of 5370B

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Tue May 31 17:00:10 EDT 2005

At 03:46 PM 5/31/2005 , David Kirkby wrote:
>What I did do however (for simplicity) was to read the data in as the 
>standard ASCII, which is the default output data format of the HP. I did 
>not use binary.

Doesn't the 5370B have to do more calculations to spit out ASCII data than
binary?  I think by going back to ASCII you've also moved some of the
numeric processing from your Sparc over to the little Moto in the 5370B


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