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Furuno GT-88 Impressions

The Furuno GT-88 is a GNSS timing receiver intended for precision timekeeping. These are my impressions after some testing, but before I've tried to build a full reference clock system based on it.

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Meinberg PZF180PEX

The Meinberg PZF180PEX is a fairly uncommon sight in northern Europe. It is a PCIe radio clock receiver for the German DCF77 long wave time signal, made by German company Meinberg.

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Hyperdisk IDE SSD (DOM, DMV340)

Some notes about the HyperDisk 40 pin IDE DOM SSD The Hyperdisk SSD is a solid state storage drive, intended for industrial uses. It's a very compact module that normally plugs directly onto the motherboards 40 pin IDE header (44 pin variants also exist). The module uses a small connector…

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Apple Ethernet NB Card Is Cursed

The Apple Ethernet NB Card is high end a NuBus Ethernet card, with the A/ROSE 68k coprocessor system included to offload certain processing tasks from the main CPU. Unfortunately, the card is cursed with the spectre of libertarianism. The v1.0 ROM dump is here: 341-0246 ROM. The ROM is a 27C1024,…

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Icron Spectra(TM) 3022 USB 3.0 Extender REX Teardown

Around the same time that I bought the USB 2.0 extender featured previously I bought some cheap remote units for the 3022 USB 3.0 (5 Gbit/s) system.

My thought was that maybe these were identical like the USB 2.0 extender.

From the looks of it I was wrong there and will need to find a LEX to use it, but it was still interesting.

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