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

EWKehren at aol.com EWKehren at aol.com
Mon Dec 19 11:05:27 EST 2011


Connectors cut off so it can not be used in its original application?
Bert Kehren
 
In a message dated 12/19/2011 10:55:31 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
ed_palmer at sasktel.net writes:

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.

Ed


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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