[time-nuts] new GPSDO kit

KD0GLS kd0gls at mninter.net
Fri Apr 4 21:50:40 EDT 2014


Said,
I looked through the literature on your website, but didn't see any pictures of the inside of the unit. I'm curious to see the board and component compliment. 
Regards,
Brent

> On Apr 4, 2014, at 20:19, Said Jackson <saidjack at aol.com> wrote:
> 
> Paul,
> 
> Forgot to mention, there is a spec sheet on the website on the LC-XO-Plus product page with additional technical details.
> 
> Bye,
> Said
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
>> On Apr 4, 2014, at 17:45, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I mean no disrespect to anyone here. Jacksonlabs makes some very fine
>> components. Brookes comment was spot on. What happens etc. I did run out to
>> the site and take a quick read. The short piece I read did not have a lot
>> of specifics or I simply missed them. It is low power and thats quite a
>> plus, but has to also take into account how it behaves without GPS.
>> Hopefully others will comment.
>> So looking at the price I know that I have seen used Tbolts all over the
>> place up to at least $350 or more. Same for the HPs and they have lots of
>> miles on them.
>> I suspect some comparison to those technologies would be helpful in
>> appreciating whats being offered.
>> Look at the fast turn around Said did. A time-nut says how about a discount
>> and there you go a discount.
>> Regards
>> Paul
>> WB8TSL
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 8:20 PM, Chris Albertson
>> <albertson.chris at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 
>>> Wow.  Seriously I was just going to post about my $35 GPSDO.  I've used
>>> some discipline to not say "for just a little more I can get..." and gone
>>> the lowest cost route at each decision point.  Just to see what happens.
>>> 
>>> Price does not include GPS receiver, plug-in power cube and case and I'm
>>> not shooting for really great spec's.  My goal was lowest price possible.
>>> The unit is based on the one posted here by Lars Walenius.  I replaced his
>>> $30 Arudino with a $4 part and added an LCD display.
>>> 
>>> It's not finished yet.  I plan on changing out the LCD display to a $4
>>> Nokia cell phone part that does 84x84 pixel graphics.  I'd like to have the
>>> GPSDO do its own primitive graphs and setup menus without need to be
>>> connected to a computer.
>>> 
>>> No intent to compete with a commercial product.  I'm not going to sell
>>> them.  But in time I'll document it.
>>> Here is a photo <https://www.dropbox.com/s/bsksw9x51ydk6gi/gpsdo.jpg>
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 3:39 PM, <SAIDJACK at aol.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>> 
>>>> sorry for the plug, but we just announced a new $568 complete GPSDO
>>>> reference kit.
>>>> 
>>>> This unit is a tiny desktop unit with 10m antenna, power supply, cables,
>>>> CD, and other accessories. It is a low cost addition to our Fury GPSDO
>>>> line,
>>>> and contains a really good TCXO, a uBlox GPS receiver, and various power
>>>> options. I believe this is the lowest-cost real GPSDO in mass production
>>>> available on the market right now, and being a true GPSDO it has  some
>>>> fairly
>>>> good phase noise and stability specs.
>>> http://www.jackson-labs.com/assets/uploads/main/LC-XO-Plus_PressRelease.pdf
>>>> 
>>>> bye,
>>>> Said
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>>> 
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>>> 
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