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Spectracom SecureSync Reference System

Time and Frequency Synchronization Platform

Time and Frequency Synchronization Platform
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Time and Frequency Synchronisation Platform

SecureSync combines Spectracom's precision master clock technology and secure network centric approach with a compact modular hardware design to bring you a powerful time & frequency reference system at the lowest cost of ownership. Military and commercial applications alike will benefit from its extreme reliability, security, and flexibility for synchronisation

An important advantage of SecureSync is its unique rugged chassis designed to meet Mil 810F for environmental performance. The modular design provides for the most cost effective solution. Built-in time and frequency functions are extended with up to 6 I/O modules. Included with the base unit is an extremely accurate 1PPS timing signal aligned to a 10MHz frequency signal without any 10 MHz phase discontinuity. A variety of internal oscillators are available depending on your requirement for holdover and phase noise. On-board clocks synchronise to a variety of external references as standard, factory-installed, or upgradeable options. Add STL to GPS or GNSS input references to improve resilience, or use STL alone for indoor applications. Choose from a variety of option cards to add to your configuration of timing signals, including additional 1PPS, 10MHz, time code (IRIG, ASCII, HaveQuick), other frequencies (5MHz, 2.048 MHz, 1.544 Mhz), telecom T1/E1 data rates, multi-network NTP, and NTP, and PTP. Modules can be customised for your exact requirements.

To support network time synchronisation, SecureSync supports the latest features of network time protocol (NTP) and precision time protocol (PTP, IEEE-1588v2). An optional multi-port NTP configuration allows for operation across 4 isolated LAN segments. Up to 6 PTP ports can be added to operate in various PTP deployments.

SecureSync is a security-hardened network appliance designed to meet rigorous network security standards and best practices. It ensures accurate timing through multiple references, tamper-proof management, and extensive logging. Robust network protocols are used to allow for easy but secure configuration. Features can be enabled or disabled based on your network policies. Installation is aided by DHCP (IPv4), AUTOCONF (IPv6), and a front-panel keypad and display. The 1RU chassis supports GPS input. Options include SAASM, supporting L1/L2, available for authorized users and required for the US DoD, and multi-GNSS (GPS/Galileo/GLONASS/BeiDou/QZSS). The unit is powered by AC on an IEC60320 connector. DC as back-up, or primary, is available.

Manufacturer spectracom
Part No. SecureSync
End of Life? No
Width 425 mm
Height 44 mm
Depth 364 mm
Weight [Kg] 2.95
Rack Units 1U
Time/Frequency Output CE, UL, cUL, CSA, FCC part 15 class A, ROHS, WEEE
Ordering Information Base Units:
X = Power, Y = Internal Oscillator, Z = Primary Reference
For example, a SecureSync base unit with AC power, OCXO internal oscillator, and GPS as the primary reference is Model Number 1200-013. It comes with a 10/100 Base-T network port and 1 each 1PPS and 10MHz output signals. Order option modules for additional input/output functions.
Timing Protocols NTP v2, v3, v4: Conforms with or exceeds RFC 1305 and 5905. Supports Unicast, Broadcast, Multicast, MD5 encryption, Peering, Stratum 2, Autokey
SNTP v3, v4: Conforms with or exceeds RFC 1769, 2030, 4330, and 5905
Time (RFC 868)
Daytime (RFC 867)
IEEE-1588v2 (PTP) via option card(s)
NTP over Anycast
Management IPv4/IPv6: Dual stack
DHCPv4/DHCPv6 (AUTOCONF)/SLAAC: Automatic IP address assignment
Authentication: LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS+
Syslog: Logging
SNMP: Supports v1, v2c, and v3 (no auth/auth/priv) with Enterprise MIB
Communications HTTP: Browser-based configuration and monitoring
Telnet: Remote configuration
FTP Server: Access to files (logs, etc.)
SMTP: Email
Network Ports RJ-45, 10/100-baseT
Front Panel LED segments displays time
Lockable keypad and configurable LCD display for network set-up
Power/Status LEDs
Serial Set-Up Interface RS-232 communications on DB-9 connector
Receivers GNSS Receiver:
Connector - Type N, +5V to power active antenna
Frequency - GPS L1 (1575.42 MHz); optional SAASM: GPS L1 & L2 (1227.6MHz); optional Multi-GNSS: Galileo E1 (1575.42MHz), GLONASS L1 (1602.0 MHz), BeiDou B1 (1561.1 MHz), QZSS L1 (1575.42 MHz)
Satellite tracking - 1 to 72, T-RAIM satellite error management
Synchronization time - Cold Start < 15 minutes (includes almanac down load), Warm Start < 5 minutes (assumes almanac downloaded)
Antenna system - sold separately, included with SAASM GPS
Oscillator Standard Oscillator: OCXO
Optional Oscillators: TCXO, Low Phase Noise OCXO (LPN OCXO), Rubidium (Rb), Low Phase Noise Rubidium (LPN Rb)
Power Choice of:
100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, ±10% or 100-120 VAC, 400 Hz, ±10% from IEC60320 connector; power cord included
12-17 VDC, -15% to +20% or 21-60 VDC, -15% to +20%, secure locking device
Auto-failover in the case of AC and DC

Power Draw:
TCXO - 40W normal, 50W start-up
OCXO - 40W normal, 50W start-up
Rb - 50W normal, 80W start-up
LPN Rb - 52W normal, 85W start-up
Environmental Temperature Operating:
-20 to +65°C (+55°C for Rb)

-40 to +85°C
Environmental Humidity 0%-95% RH non-condensing @ 40°C
Environmental Altitude Operating:
100-240 VAC up to 6,560 ft (2,000 m);
100-120 VAC up to 13,123 ft (4,000 m);
12-17 VDC and 21-60 VDC up to 13,123 ft (4,000 m)

45,000 ft (13,700 m)
Environmental Shock Operating:
15g,11ms half sine wave

50g, 11ms half sine wave

Environmental Vibration Operating:

55-500 Hz/2.0g/Hz

Standard Five Year Limited Warranty1
Oscillator for rubidium option is warranted for two years
Extended warranty is available