[time-nuts] pts 160 power problem

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 14:08:39 EDT 2011


Never ever hurts to go external and try a reference. More then once thats
been the issue for me. Inclusive of a dirty internal/external switch.

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:08 PM, Dave Mallery <dave.mallery at gmail.com>wrote:

> hi
>
> yes, an internal and my external 10MHz (tbolt).
>
> will perform the manual check-out.
>
> thanks
>
> dave
>
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 11:03 AM, <GandalfG8 at aol.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > In a message dated 14/03/2011 16:01:05 GMT Standard Time,
> > dave.mallery at gmail.com writes:
> >
> > having  finally acquired a stiff supply, i
> >
> > put in the requested 5.4vdc and the  unit draws the specified 1.5a..
> >
> > still not working, no output signal, so  back to the manual.
> >
> >
> >
> > ---------------
> > Silly question perhaps but it does have a frequency standard fitted and
> it
> > is switched to internal?
> > Apologies if this has been discussed before, head a bit sieve like  these
> > days, but it's not unusual for some variants to be supplied without  the
> > internal standard on the assumption an external reference will be  used.
> >
> > If the answer is "yes" then I would suggest using a 'scope, plus
> frequency
> > counter if possible, to track internally against the diagrams in the
> manual
> > to  see just what signals are being produced and whether or not they're
> as
> > expected.
> >
> > All the necessary information for signal tracing is in the manual and it
> > even suggests that most basic functional checks can be made with a DMM
> and
> > 20MHz  frequency counter.
> >
> > regards
> >
> > Nigel
> > GM8PZR
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