Brandywine - VPX Timing Card 3U Module

  • SOSA Aligned
  • 3U VPX Form Factor
  • Low SWAP applications
  • Ruggedization Level 200
  • Provides low noise reference using Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC)
  • Optional SAASM GPS available with RS232 key-fill connectivity
  • 11 Radial Clock Outputs
  • Programmable 3GHz outputs
  • OpenVPX Backplane support for 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-KR, or PCIe

General Input Specifications
1PPS stability to GPS time ± 53ns
1PPS Stability to UTC Time ± 200ns
Frequency Stability (CSAC) 3x10-10
Phase Accuracy, 100MHz to 1PPS ± 10ns
Holdover ± 26µs over 24 hours
Long Term Oscillator Aging without GPS Aging, monthly: <3x10-10
Aging, yearly: <1x10-9
Serial Controls to CSAC, SAASM GPS (optional) 3.3V
SAASM Key-Zeroize CMOS RS232 message to SAASM GPS
External GPS Antenna Connection Active 3.3V Antenna, L1 and L2, Maxtenna
GNSS Receiver – SAASM GPS (optional) 12 channels, L1 and L2, SAASM, DS101 Key and zeroize

General Output Specifications
VITA 67.3C Connector Output 10/100 MHz RF
Backplane Radial Clocks 11 Individually programmable output clocks
Backplane Radial Output Clock Frequency 3-3000 MHz
1PPS Output LVDS, 1.125 to 1.375 offset, Vod 250-450mV
100MHz output LVDS, 1.125 to 1.375 offset, Vod 250-450mV

Size 3U VPX CC
Warm Up Time <4 minutes
Power Consumption (with SAASM GPS) Typ: 11.4W
Max: 12.1W
Power Consumption Typ: 10.9W
Max: 11.6W
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C
G-sensitivity MIL-STD-810, Method 514.6, Figure 514.6E-1, 7.7 gRMS, (General Minimum Integrity Exposure)

More Product Information

Brandywine Communications

Brandywine Communications Inc. offers superior products to the time and frequency marketplace. Our mission is to provide the finest equipment coupled with excellent before and after sale service. Our staff of dedicated professionals, based in Tustin, CA, represents over 100 years of collective experience in design, manufacturing and sales of precision time and frequency products. Many of our products are made here in the United States, which allows for quick turnarounds and custom design. 

Products from Brandywine Communications range from components such as Oven Controlled Oscillators to complete timing systems like the top of the line High Performance Timing System (HPTS). 

Several state-of-the-art time and frequency systems are available from Brandywine. The system product line includes single and dual-redundant models, GPS synchronization and a wide range of oscillator choices: TCXO, OCXO, high-stability OCXO and Rubidium types. GPS choices include both C/A code and SAASM models. 

Brandywine also is the premier North American distributor of Oscilloquartz, a subsidiary of ADVA Optical Networking. Oscilloquartz is a premier synchronization supplier for telecommunications for wireline and wireless infrastructures throughout the world. This partnership creates a powerhouse of timing and telecommunications that expand Brandywine's services to their customers in the US and Canada. 

We supply several major market segments including: Aerospace, US and Municipal governments, telecommunications, US military, power utilities, financial institutions, test ranges, automotive industry, healthcare and schools. 

Brandywine Communications, Inc. is certified as a Small Business Organization with the United States Small Business Administration (SBA’s 8(a) Certification Program) and is registered on the System for Award Management ( website which makes us eligible for all awards or grants specified under this provision.

Contact Details 

Brandywine Communications Inc. - Ultra-Precision Time & Frequency 

2921 Daimler Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705, USA 

Phone: +1-714-755-1050 


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