[ntp:questions] Re: Looking for time sync hardware supported under Linux for under $400?

Dave davep at hmgcc.gov.uk
Wed Jan 18 10:54:32 UTC 2006


Hal Murray wrote:
> [Context is Garmin GPS-18LVC]
> 
> 
> But why bother.  Just plug it in.  It won't have as much noise
> rejection as real RS-232 but it will work fine unless you need
> a long cable.  (If you need a long cable you have other problems
> to worry about.)
> 
> Mine is working fine.

The other neat trick (also mentioned here in the past) is to take power
for the GPS from a USB port on the server. The GPS-18LVC needs 5v at
about 100mA which a USB port should easily support.
-- 
Dave




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