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

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Wed Jan 18 16:00:57 UTC 2006

Terje Mathisen wrote:
> The gps18lvc is an OEM model of the Garmin 12-channel/WAAS receiver,
> packed together with an antenna into a small puck device. The PPS
> signal
> is specified as "< 1 us", which means that the stability of the server
> system clock will determine the actual performance.
> I then cut the USB cable and identified the +5V power wires (also
> red/black coded!), I cut off the USB signaling wires with a small
> offset between them to avoid any risk of a short circuit.
> The only remaining task was to solder the signaling wires onto the
> rs232 connector:

Terje, what's the power consumption?
Low enough to steal power from the RS-232 port?


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