[ntp:questions] Spectracom 8170 question..

John Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Fri Aug 12 15:14:35 UTC 2005

Philip Leonard wrote:
> I just got a Spectracom 8170 but it didn't come with a manual.  The 
> refclock drive docs say to set the DIP switches for 9600, 8 bit, no 
> parity.  I have not opened the unit up yet to look for these DIP 
> switches.  Using minicom set at 9600 8n1 I just get for periods back 
> from the 8170 when I send a carriage return.  If I set it to 2400 8n1 I 
> get an asterisk back.  Anyway, my question is where are these DIP 
> switches and does anyone have the documentation about them?

I have an 8170 manual at home and can help you with the switch settings; 
drop me a line off-list to remind me.  I got my manual from Manuals Plus 
(http://www.manualsplus.com) so you might check there if you want to get 


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