[ntp:questions] How bad is USB?

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Sun May 3 08:51:29 UTC 2009

>I'm in a third category (probably) - as long as my PCs "sound" to have the 
>same time, I'm happy.  Actually, I want UTC as well, but as I have a 
>speaking clock working on two PCs it's "nice" when they both speak at the 
>same time.  I wonder how close that needs to be - a few milliseconds, 
>perhaps?  Here's what I actually get - all with Windows.

The speed of sound in air is 1 ft per millisecond.  So
a difference of a few ms is only noticable if you are careful
where you put your ears relative to the speakers.

These are my opinions, not necessarily my employer's.  I hate spam.

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