Categories

Posts Tagged ‘Rubidium standard’

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...

Tags: , ,
Posted in Teardowns | No Comments »

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...

Tags: ,
Posted in DIY, hacks | 7 Comments »

Recent Comments

  • Doub: Just add sleeving and black variants of these 5557 and you'll take the enthusiast/gamer PC market by storm.
  • James Fowkes: This is a brilliant service, I'm sure I'll be using it a lot. An option for spade/FASTON connectors would be amazing!
  • Peter: Another sunday, another chance...
  • Louis Beaudoin: This is great work guys! Placing an order for a sample pack and hope to use the service to make a custom cable soon.
  • Parkview: Another great idea! Be handy to be able to purchase the corresponding SMD and TH sockets as well.