[time-nuts] Z3801A's

Azelio Boriani azelio.boriani at screen.it
Thu Jan 12 18:12:56 EST 2012


Yes, recently I've bought a Z3815A from the usual suspects, it works, but
seems it was stocked in the moisture (under the rain?)...

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Bob Camp <lists at rtty.us> wrote:

> Hi
>
> Neither unit is very common. In the same sort of venue, the 3801's sell for
> about half of what the 3815's sell for. If the 3801 is re-packaged to look
> like the instrument version, it's price goes up.
>
> On your favorite auction site 3815's typically sell for $400 to $550
> delivered to the US from the usual suspects. Single unit auctions from
> normal people would be well below that, but very uncommon.
>
> Bob
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
> Behalf Of Brad Stockdale
> Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2012 2:18 PM
> To: time-nuts at febo.com
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Z3801A's
>
> Hello all,
>
>    A few years ago, I bought several HP Z3801A's. When they all
> arrived, I added the internal jumpers for selecting between RS232 and
> RS422, and connected them all to antennas and a PC to verify
> functionality of the units as a whole and their timekeeping abilities.
> They all worked perfect and fell well within the normal ranges of
> operation.
>
>    Since then, I've had a lot of drama in my life. I've changed jobs a
> couple times, moved a couple times, etc etc. Well, my life is starting
> to calm down some and I'm trying to get back into my hobbies, one of
> which is being a time nut.
>
>    I'm thinking about tracking down a couple Z3815A's and possibly
> other pieces of hardware to add to my collection. To fund buying the
> other equipment, I was thinking about getting rid of a couple of my
> Z3801A's. I usually don't like to get rid of any piece of equipment, but
> if I was getting rid of one GPSDO so that I can get other related
> equipment, I don't think I'd feel too much remorse.
>
>    My question is this... What is the current market value on working
> and tested Z3801A's? And for that matter, what is the usual market value
> on Z3815A's? Trying to see if I can make this work somehow.
>
> Thank you,
> Brad Stockdale
>
>
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