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Why use GPS for Accurate Time

There are a number of sources of accurate time available – GPS, Radio, CDMA. They all have their own advantages and disadvantages. The most popular has to be GPS for a number of reasons. GPS is much more accurate than other time references. It can provide synchronisation down to nanosecond level. It is also a global […]

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Accurate Time For Your Computer

Computers maintain time even when powered off by using a battery backed real-time clock. The clock chip uses a quartz crystal as a time reference in exactly the same way as your watch keeps time. However, with the highly competitive mass-production of PC’s, component costs have tumbled. This has resulted in low-cost, sometimes inferior components […]

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