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

Ed Palmer ed_palmer at sasktel.net
Mon Dec 19 10:16:32 EST 2011

It's not paranoia if it's true!  :-)

Take a look at the pictures for # 270725678037 .  These boards don't 
have the connector cut off of the corner of the board.  Good eyes.


On 12/19/2011 12:47 AM, Peter Bell 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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