GPS Disciplined Oscillator review and teardown

inside-allAndy Brown did a teardown of a GPS Disciplined Oscillator:

The design did actually surprise me. I was expecting to see an OCXO pulled from something else together with a modern GPS unit and an MCU to co-ordinate the synchronisation all mounted on a custom PCB. What we’ve actually got is an entire Symmetricom GPSDO pulled from some other device and mounted on to a trivial minimal PCB that does nothing more than break out connections to the front panel.

More details at Andys Workshop blog.

Check out the video after the break.

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  1. The link “http://www.synciumusa.com/” on the PCB resolves, but has no content, even with scripting enabled. I won’t bother digging further.

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