[time-nuts] Advice on Austron 1250A

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 21:59:44 EDT 2012


Dave
Any chance that would be the MIT flea? If so another time-nut in the area.
I will be there and it looks like a good day.
To your question. Good standard and all. I suppose a reasonable price. But
with all of the gpsdo and rbs and such available its kind of allot. Sort of
depends on what you actually need or simply want.
Want, its good price. :-) and it completes your world famous Austron Museum.
Though I was happy getting my HP 105s for $75 each and they were clean and
working.
Good luck
Regards
Paul.

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 9:23 PM, Dave M <dgminala at mediacombb.net> wrote:

> Does anyone in the group have any experience or advice on the Austron 1250A
> Crystal Frequency Standard?  I have a chance to buy one for $250 tomorrow
> at
> a local hamfest, but can't find anything in the archives on them.  It's
> very
> clean, and the seller says that it is in perfect working order.  He's local
> to the area, so I can easily get back with him in case of troubles.
> I have a PDF of the manual, so maintenance shouldn't be a problem (barring
> parts unavailability).
> Good deal, or pass it up for a lower priced unit?  Or recommendations for a
> different mfr/model?  Price is a consideration; that's one of the reason
> I'm
> interested in this unit.
>
> Manual states long-term stability of <5x10e-11 per day after 90 days.
>
> Thanks for advice,
> Dave M
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