Flashy Clock - Yet another DEV board

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Icky sent the 6 remaining V3 boards to me...

I am currently bagging up parts to send these away to be assembled.. There should be a couple left heading to my store at some point in the future.. Though we are likely going to not produce V3 again as we are looking at the Version 6 currently.

Icky Also sent me the V6 boards, and I have the parts for them to be built up, but I want to see what sort of job the new assembly place does on the V3's first. Assembly cost is a lot higher, but I hope to get a lot quicker turnaround than I have been getting previously with the other company.

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After a epic trying to find somewhere to assemble the remaining 6 V3 boards, they will be posted off tomorrow. I owe PaulJ one for the compo win, myself and icky need one which works properly, so likely be 3 in my store at some point. Though the assembly isnt cheap by far, so these boards will end up being rather costly. But first batches of stuff normally are.
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Look what came in the post today :cheer: Nothing like a V6 in all its ALT-RAM, FLASH-ROM, RTC gloriousness.

First observation is that the battery holder with battery is lower than the SILs :)

Now to start on the firmware to see if this board will actually work.

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I'm starting to sound like a broken record but that fors look pretty cool :lol: 8-)
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Firmware? it does not need firmware, just use it as a sexy decoration instead 8-)
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Very nice, I see one or more of these in my future :)
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Icky wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:12 pm @PhilC - I tried to clean up the silk layer a bit as it was messy. It's as I said to @exxos I wasn't happy with some of the routing but would have been moving tracks around for the sake of it.

I'm not going to build one up as I don't have the time and if you had seen the hash job I did over the weekend with my shaky hands on a different project you would agree I shouldn't. We are going to get these assembled by someone who can do a decent job :)
Looks great Icky, sometimes functionality has to be the end all. I know there have been times where a piece of software is just butt ugly but the effort to redesign for elegance just isn't worth it (especially if management wants it yesterday), you just need to hold your nose and move on. :cry:
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exxos wrote: Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:47 pm Firmware? it does not need firmware, just use it as a sexy decoration instead 8-)
There is decoration in the form of a flashy LED :)

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Don't leave us in suspense. What colour led is it?
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I really have no idea what the LED was even for now :lol: :roll:
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