[time-nuts] Lucent KS-24361, HP/Symmetricom Z3809A, Z3810A, Z3811A, Z3812...
golgarfrincham at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 19:51:43 UTC 2014
Anthony Roby aroby at antamy.com wrote:
"My curiosity got the better of me so I ordered these earlier this week and
received them today.
I've powered both up and quickly measured the 10MHz output. I don't yet
have a GPS antenna feed
that I can connect, so couldn't check that out. And I need to look into
why both of the units
have the Fault and StdBy lights illuminated. I was surprised how compact
they are and they weight
next to nothing. And they are very nicely made. I took the tops off both
and took some photos
(see http://goo.gl/87e8GG), but have not ventured into unscrewing
everything to get to the bottom
of the boards. From the top, I didn't immediately spot anything extra on
the board for the 10MHz
out. All the extras appear to be for the GPS, but the underside of the
boards may tell a different
Without an antenna the units will not operate properly and the "ON" light
will stay off.
Near the front of the oscillator on the edge of the board is a hole marked
"J8". This is the 5Mhz
sine wave from the oscillator and I fed this through a capacitor to my
buffer amp to get 5Mhz out.
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