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Datum/Symmetricom 8040 Rubidium frequency standard teardown

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Teardown: A look at the Datum/Symmetricom 8040 Rubidium frequency standard The 8040 used an LPRO 101 (low profile Rubidium oscillator) oscillator. Interestingly, there is a note written on the top of the LPRO case: “vibration test may have magnetized cover”. As you may know, Rubidium standards’s accuracy is very sensitive...

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Rubidium frequency standard enclosure

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Kenneth builds an enclosure and power supply for a "cheap" rubidium frequency standard. Rubidium standards are used for high precision clocks, and time keeping with a drift of only 6ms a year. Normally, rubidium standards are very expensive, but it is possible to find these modules on eBay for $50-$100...

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