[time-nuts] IRIG B

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue May 25 19:21:19 UTC 2010

> Audio codecs (especially monophonic ones) are pretty cheap these days.
> Depending on volume they can get to the sub $1 range. Even in small quantity
> they are below $4. That makes them a pretty tempting "front end" for a send /
>  receive box. 

I got an interesting education in silicon economics 5-8 years ago.

We were looking for a low cost audio A/D.  A guy from TI suggested using a 
codec and ignoring the other half.  (The idea of throwing away half of a chip 
had never occurred to me.)

These are my opinions, not necessarily my employer's.  I hate spam.

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