[ntp:questions] Re: drifting on crystal
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Thu Jan 13 16:56:05 UTC 2005
David J Taylor wrote:
>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.
Thanks for clearing that up for me.
Does it ever seem to you that we are slowly being buried in acronyms?
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