[ntp:questions] Cheap ($29.90) GPS receiver

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Mon Apr 19 10:41:09 UTC 2010

David J Taylor wrote:
> "John Hasler" <> wrote in message
> news:87zl10gw35.fsf_-_ at thumper.dhh.gt.org...
>> This might be of some interest to some here:
>> <http://www.cutedigi.com/product_info.php?products_id=4289&osCsid=9ae21b081e2ab66b39df0a026ff471a8>
>> I don't know anything about it other than what I have read on the site.
>> There is a link to a datasheet, which claims that one of the available
>> outputs is a PPS signal.
>> --
>> John Hasler
> Very interesting at that price, John, but I see no mention of a PPS
> hardware signal, just this as one of the NMEA messages in the data sheet:
> GPZDA PPS timing message (synchronized to PPS)
> Did I miss something?

No, I don't think so:

The pinout diagrams show no PPS pin, and no free/unused pin either.

If the normal/sleep pin could be converted from an input sleep signal to 
an output PPS pulse, then it would work, but I don't think that is likely.


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
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