[time-nuts] Another Trimble Thunderbolt-like GPS?

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 09:38:19 EST 2011


Pete
Yes indeed it is cut halfway up on the bottom side it slices to the right.
No idea if it would have an effect
Fact that it would not work with Lady heather certainly makes it
un-exciting.
Regards
Paul.

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 1:47 AM, Peter Bell <bell.peter at gmail.com> wrote:

> Most of the parts (and their grouping) seem the same as the NTPX26AB -
> which based on my quick play with one seems to have basically the same
> hardware as a Thunderbolt.  The only strange thing I noticed was that
> although it would work with the Trimble tbolt software Lady Heather
> couldn't recognize it.
>
> Maybe I'm being paranoid, but looking at that photo it looks like part
> of the board has been cut off - this would also explain the slightly
> evasive "I'll tell you where the power goes after you buy it".  Of
> course, this won't necessarily stop it from working, but it might be
> worth checking.
>
> Regards,
>
> Pete
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Chris Albertson
> <albertson.chris at gmail.com> wrote:
> > There are some Trimble GPS receivers on eBay.   They say "10Mhz 1pps"
> > but they are not Thunderbolts.  These are an A4 sized PCB, no
> > enclosure.  The seller says it takes 48VDC to run.  Seems reasonable
> > as there is a large DC/DC power converter in the board.
> >
> > Anyone know more?  How to they compare to the Thunderbolt?
> >
> > Good photos at Auction #300628220912
> > --
> >
> > Chris Albertson
> > Redondo Beach, California
> >
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