PCIe-SyncClock LP

Low Profile PCI Express Timecode and GPS Reader Generator

The PCI-Express SyncClock LP from Brandywine Communications provides precision time with zero latency to the host computer over the PCI bus. An on-board microprocessor automatically
synchronizes the clock to reference signal inputs.  The reference signal inputs can be 1 PPS, IRIG or NASA time codes and optionally, GPS or HaveQuick. The clock can free run and be set by commands from the host over the PCI Express bus.

The on-board clock accepts an IRIG A, B, or NASA 36 input and accepts user input reference input signal delay information. An IRIG-B code generator is available.

 

 

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PCIe SyncClock32 with IEEE 1344 In and Out

Model #PCIe 1344 IN/OUT

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PCIe SyncClock32 with IRIG B Output

Model #PCIe Sync+BOUT

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PCIe SyncClock32 with IEEE 1344 In and a Disciplined TCXO Oscillator Option

Model #PCIe-1344UTCIN-TCXO

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PCIe SyncClock32 IRIG B Output, OCXO Oscillator Option, and GPS Bracket

Model #PCI-e-BOUT-GT-DOSC-GPSB

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PCIe SyncClock32 with DC RS-422 Input, and IRIG B Output

Model #PCIe-DCINRS422J3-BOUT

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PCIe SyncClock32 with Disciplined TCXO Option and IRIG G Input

Model #PCIe-DTCXO-IRIG G IN

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PCIe SyncClock32, Low Profile Version, ROHS Certified

Model #PCieLP-SYNC

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PCIe SyncClock32 with 1PPS Input

Model #PCIEX-1PPSINJ2

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PCIe SyncClock32

Model #PCIEX-SYNCCLOCK32

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PCIe SyncClock32, Low Profile

Model #PCIEX-SYNCCLOCK32-L

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PCIe SyncClock32, ROHS Certified

Model #PCI-EX-SYNCCLOCK32-ROHS

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Variations

Model NumberDescriptionOscillator TypeInterface BusForm FactorPower TypeOutput FormatInput Format
PCIe 1344 IN/OUTPCIe SyncClock32 with IEEE 1344 In and OutTCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIEEE 1344IEEE 1344, IRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCIe Sync+BOUTPCIe SyncClock32 with IRIG B OutputTCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIRIG BIRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCIe-1344UTCIN-TCXOPCIe SyncClock32 with IEEE 1344 In and a Disciplined TCXO Oscillator OptionDisciplined TCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIEEE 1344IEEE 1344, IRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCI-e-BOUT-GT-DOSC-GPSBPCIe SyncClock32 IRIG B Output, OCXO Oscillator Option, and GPS BracketOCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIRIG BGPS, IRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCIe-DCINRS422J3-BOUTPCIe SyncClock32 with DC RS-422 Input, and IRIG B OutputTCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIRIG BRS422, IRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCIe-DTCXO-IRIG G INPCIe SyncClock32 with Disciplined TCXO Option and IRIG G InputDisciplined TCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIRIG BIRIG A, IRIG B, IRIG G, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCieLP-SYNCPCIe SyncClock32, Low Profile Version, ROHS CertifiedTCXOPCI ExpressLow ProfileBus PowerIRIG BIRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCIEX-1PPSINJ2PCIe SyncClock32 with 1PPS InputTCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIRIG B1PPS IRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCIEX-SYNCCLOCK32PCIe SyncClock32TCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIRIG BIRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCIEX-SYNCCLOCK32-LPCIe SyncClock32, Low ProfileTCXOPCI ExpressLow ProfileBus PowerIRIG BIRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)
PCI-EX-SYNCCLOCK32-ROHSPCIe SyncClock32, ROHS CertifiedTCXOPCI ExpressFull HeightBus PowerIRIG BIRIG A, IRIG B, NASA 36 (1KHz Carrier)

Features

  • Single-slot low profile 32 bit PCI Express module
  • IRIG A, B, NASA 36, 1 PPS sync inputs
  • GPS sync option (maintains single-slot)
  • HaveQuick sync input option
  • Propagation delay correction
  • Zero latency time reads
  • Match Time output
  • IRIG-B time code output (option)
  • External Event time tags
  • Three user programmable rates
  • Supports Windows 8 & 10
  • Digitally Signed WHQL Driver
  • Designed for Low Profile PCI Express slots.

The advanced microprocessor on the PCI-Express SyncClock LP module constantly measures the time error between the on-board clock and the reference input code and adjusts the error measurement for propagation delay.  In units with a disciplined TCXO or OCXO the residual error is used in an adaptive gain loop to adjust the frequency of the oscillator for minimum error.  If the incoming time code is missing, or corrupted by noise, the on-board clock is updated using the disciplined oscillator.  When the input code is again useable the correction loop is smoothly closed.

58 bits of BCD time data are available to the host computer using two zero latency time reads.  The time message contains units of microseconds through units of years.  A status word is available using an additional read.

The exact time-of-occurrence of random external events may be captured by using the Event Time input.  When the event input is sensed the current time is saved in a buffer for later interrogation by the host.  The resolution of the time tag is 100 nanoseconds.

Internal or external processes may be automatically initiated or terminated by using the Match Time feature.  This feature asserts an output when the clock’s time matches that of the user input start time.  The output is terminated under user control or when the pre-programmed stop time is encountered.  The resolution of the Match Time comparison is one microsecond.

Three user programmable pulse rates are provided.  Two pulse rates, Clock Low and Clock High, are available on the multi-pin connector.  The third rate generator provides heartbeat timing to the host.  The divider for each of the three rate generators is programmable by the host over the range 2–65,535.  The inputs to the rate generators are 3 MHz or 100 Hz for the heartbeat, 3 MHz for Clock High and 100 Hz for Clock Low.

The GPS synchronization option adds worldwide time transfer capability that can be traced to the U.S. Government standard UTC-USNO.  Very precise synchronization, automatic leap year and leap second correction, and accurate position information are additional benefits provided by the GPS option.

Software packages for Windows, VxWorks and Linux are available.  C language samples are supplied with the PCI-Express.

In addition to the comprehensive set of standard capabilities of the PCI-Express, Brandywine Communications offers a wide range of options that may be specified.  These options allow the user to customize the PCI-Express to fit almost any application.

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