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PTP/IEEE 1588 Slave Clock


The Meinberg SyncBox/PTPv2 simplifies a migration towards PTP/IEEE 1588-2008 by providing a wide range of legacy time synchronization outputs. It is synchronized by a PTP Grandmaster and can be used as a time source for equipment that requires IRIG, PPS, 10MHz or E1 telecom carrier signals.


The GNU/Linux operating system of the SyncBox/PTPv2 SBC (Single Board Computer) has been optimized to ensure a high level of security and reliability.

The configuration of the system can be done by using a standard web browser to access the straightforward html interface. Alternatively a text based and menu driven setup utility can be started from the shell prompt after logging into the unit via Telnet or SSH. The security-related features of the SyncBox satisfy highest demands.

Additionally the whole Syncbox configuration can be done by using encrypted channels (e.g. SSH, HTTPS). Every unused/unneeded protocol can be disabled in order to reduce possible points of attack.

The PTP/IEEE 1588-2008 implementation of the SyncBox is fully compliant to the IEEE 1588 V2 standard and therefore provides PTP management messages as well.

The SyncBox/PTP is equipped with a high precision oscillator “OCXO HQ” (look at oscillator options for details).

Key Features

  • IEEE 1588-2008 (PTP V2) compatible ordinary clock
  • Supported Protocols: IPv4, PTP/IEEE 1588-2008, DHCP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, SSH, SCP, TELNET
  • PPS and 10MHz Outputs
  • Generates several different modulated (AM) and unmodulated (DCLS) IRIG time code signals

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