Brandywine - TimeSpy - precise measurement tool for a wide range of signals

Product Overview:

  • Graphical display of the difference between input time signal and UTC
  • Capable of measuring a wide variety of classic and network time signal inputs
  • Timing resolution of better than 1ns and absolute accuracy of up to 30ns to UTC
  • Automatic identification and analysis of Modulated Carrier Timecode
  • ​Laboratory standard 1pps & 10MHz inputs can be used as a time reference
  • Frequency measurement range 40MHz to 50MHz
  • GOOSE and Sampled Values measurement capability for IEC61850
  • Full color touch-screen with user-friendly Window operating system
  • Front panel USB port for easy access downloads for subsequent data analysis
  • Robust, portable design for all industrial applications
  • Choice of time reference performance accuracy


The TimeSpy precisely measures the time accuracy of a wide range of inputs (such as: NTP, IRIG B, 1PPS, and ASCII) against an internal precision GPS-controlled oscillator, displayed on the large, full color windows-based touch screen.  The TimeSpy can precisely measure the time error at the point of use for systems where time is distributed over large distances.  The TimeSpy can also measure free-running clocks and timing systems which are synchronized from untraceable sources, such as television and radio broadcasts, electrical power lines and the internet.

A precise measurement tool for a wide range of signals, such as NTP, IRIG B, 1PPS, ASCII against an internal precision GPS-controlled oscillator.

TimeSpy is available in three models with increasing levels of functionality to enable you to select the most appropriate for your needs:

Measurement Reference Source        
Internal C/A Code GPS Receiver with case-mounted antenna        
Time Accuracy (1ơ) 30ns over 24 hours        
Internal Time Interval Measurement: 0.2ns resolution with built-in self-calibration        
Optional connection to external GPS Antenna        
Internal Disciplined Rubidium Oscillator        
Frequency Reference stability: 3x10-12 over 100s      
Frequency aging without GPS: 3x10-11 per month      
Loss of Time accuracy without GPS: +/-30ns per hour      
Interfaces & Outputs        
2 x USB Ports for printer/ data logger/ removable memory        
Network Connection 100Base-T Ethernet [RJ-45 connector]        
1pps: 0V to 5V pulse from 50ohms [BNC connector]        
10MHz: 0V to 5V square wave from 50ohms [BNC connector]        
IRIG-B AC, IRIG-B DC [BNC connector]        
NTP [RJ-45 connector]        
Have-Quick, Extended Have-Quick        
Input Measurement Accuracy Against GPS Time Resolution    
1pps [TTL;ST Fibre*;Differential (RS422); relay input]: +/-50ns 0.2ns    
1ppm [TTL;ST Fibre*;Differential (RS422); relay input]: +/-50ns 0.2ns    
1pph [TTL;ST Fibre*;Differential (RS422); relay input]: +/-50ns 0.2ns    
IRIG-B AC & 1kHz carrier based codes [TTL;Diff]: +/-1µs 100ns    
IRIG-b & DC Timecodes:        
ASCII Serial time message RS232:   +/-1µs    
ASCII Serial time message RS422:   +/-100ns    
ASCII Serial time message RS485:   +/-100ns    
NTP/ SNTP:        
DCF-77 Timecode [TTL]:        
Input Specifications        
AC Timecodes: Nominal Input: 10Vpp    
  Peak to Peak Min/Max: 2.5Vpp/ 12Vpp    
  Input Impedance: 60kohm    
    Pulse DC Level Shift RS232
Pulse Input: Nominal Input: 0V to 2.5V 0V to 2.5V +/-9V
  Input Low Max: 0.9V 0.9V + 0.8V
  Input High Max: 1.4V 1.4V + 2.4V
  Input Impedance 1.2kohm 1.2kohm 5kohm
RS422 Input: Common Mode: -7V to + 12V    
  Differential Threshold Min/Max: -0.2V/ + 0.2V    
  Input Impedance: 12kohm    
Power: 110/230V AC + 6% - 10% 48-62 Hz Load 50VA      
  Internal rechargeable battery, nominal 3-hr battery life with 4-hr time to recharge      
Mechanical: Portable Instrument Case      
Dimensions: 350mm(W) x 150mm(H) x 260mm(D)      
Weight: 9kg      
Environmental: Temperature: 0˚C to + 40˚C    
(Operation & Storage) Humidity: Up to 95% RH (non-condensing)    
  EMC: CE Compliant

More Product Information

  • Wavelength range: 350 to 1750nm
  • High wavelength accuracy: ±0.05nm
  • High wavelength resolution: 0.05 to 10 nm
  • Wide dynamic range: 60dB (peak ±1.0nm)
  • Wide level range: +20 to -80dBm
  • Fast measurement: 0.5 sec. (100nm span)

  • High Intensity light in a small package - only 32.2mm (1.26”) wide
  • Expandable in 50mm (2”) increments; lengths from 50mm (2”) to 508mm (20”)
  • Washdown option available
  • Diffuse lighting good for close working distance
  • Convenient M4 nut channel for mounting
  • Broad range of wavelengths available

  • 12” wide linear diffuse light for use with highly reflective materials
  • Available in 6” increments; Lengths from 6” to 36”
  • Can be built with up to 4 camera view holes

  • Network Gateways correlate and route serial data and time over IP networks, then regenerate that serial data and time at one or more sites.
  • Data Acquisition Applications capture, process, display, and record from sensors and other data sources.
  • Range Data Systems capture, process, record, route, and display data from telemetry sources.

The WT500 Power Analyzer is a Mid Range product for single-phase and three-phase power measurements. It is designed into a compact half-rack size chassis which can also be double rack mounted. Standard features include a color TFT display and USB interface for communications and memory. The instrument has a basic accuracy of 0.1%, maximum inputs of 1000 Vrms, 40 Arms and a measurement bandwidth of DC to 100 kHz.

What's New
  • Released firmware Version 1.12

2 voltage output cables (red and black). 1 m. Rating 1500 V

  • 2 pieces (red and black) in 1 set
  • length: 1.00 m
  • Used in combination with the 701959, 758921, 758922, or 758929
  • Rating: 1000 V CAT III/19 A

2 pieces (red and black) in 1 set.
Length: 1.5 m, Rating: 80 A

  • Leverage eighth-generation Intel Core processor to handle demanding imaging applications
  • Interface directly with GigE Vision® and USB3 Vision® cameras
  • Support for all major video interfaces—Camera Link®, CoaXPress®, DisplayPort, HDMI, and SDI—when used in conjunction with Matrox Imaging frame grabbers
  • Maximize I/O capabilities with seven PCIe slots accepting full-height, full-length cards

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

Ultra-Precision Time & Frequency

1153 Warner Ave. 

Tustin, CA 92780

Phone: +1 (714) 755-1050

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