[ntp:questions] Re: drifting on crystal

David J Taylor david-taylor at invalid.com
Thu Jan 13 15:53:24 UTC 2005

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> There is also something called a Temperature Controlled Crystal
> Oscillator or TCXO.  I'm not certain exactly how it differs, other
> than the name, but the basic idea is the same; to increase the
> frequency stability by stabilizing the temperature.

No - TCXO is temperature Compensated crystal oscillator.  There is no 
temperature stabilisation, but the design includes components to offset 
the measured drift of the crystal with temperature.


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