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olivierg
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New Hardware
« on: Oct 31st, 2017, 10:39pm »
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Hi,
 
I have exhausted the first batch of 'Comm links USB', i started new batch with 2 littles updates:
1) Now i use microUSB connector (the miniUSB is 'end of life')
2) I have removed the DC Jack connector and replaced by DC-DC chip for create 9V voltage from microUSB connector, now we can transfer in exhausted batteries.
 
I have launched the PCB production for FLASHPAK 256K (may be 512K). Estimate price 25 Euro.
 
I launch production of PCB for replace the POWER ADAPTER CONNECTOR using external transformer, by microUSB connector for connect to standard 5V power supply. Estimate price 6 Euro.
 
thanks
Olivier
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Re: New Hardware
« Reply #1 on: Nov 1st, 2017, 10:00am »
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That's great new Olivier!
Most of us still have the mini USB cables, as we used to be flooded with them.  Had I known that you were going to change, I have plenty of mini USB surface mount and you are welcome to a dozen, or so for free.  Still, onward!
 
In the other post, you mention closing the Pak cover, but in most cases, it isn't really a big issue as long as the back cover is there.
 
The 512k possibility is really interesting - looking forward to developments!
 
The USB powering of a Psion must be a first too!  Anything that reduces the boxes of transformer-filled wall-warts that we all have is good news.
olivierg
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Re: New Hardware
« Reply #2 on: Dec 5th, 2017, 5:54pm »
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The new version of comms links is available.
I think I had a good idea to replace the DC jack connector with a DC-DC converter, it is more useful.
 
Thanks
Olivier
olivierg
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Re: New Hardware
« Reply #3 on: Dec 15th, 2017, 6:51pm »
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Hi All,
 
The PSU board is available. You can connect 5V standard power supply with microUSB cable.
 
The PCB fit in PSION power case (just drill for led or cut led) or Comms link's case.
 
Thanks
Olivier
Raymond
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Re: New Hardware
« Reply #4 on: Dec 16th, 2017, 9:26am »
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Got the new comms link yesterday Olivier and working 100% OK. It even connects instantly. The new type saves a large power plug in the end. Excellent. Thank You. Raymond
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