[Tinkerphones] New tinkerphone gadgets in Goldelico shop?

Jonas Smedegaard jonas at jones.dk
Mon Nov 13 12:05:23 CET 2017


Quoting H. Nikolaus Schaller (2017-11-13 11:38:07)
> 
> > Am 13.11.2017 um 11:31 schrieb Jonas Smedegaard <jonas at jones.dk>:
> > 
> > Quoting H. Nikolaus Schaller (2017-11-13 08:33:45)
> >> Am 04.11.2017 um 22:17 schrieb Niels <nift at maclisp.org>:
> >>> I have been wanting a FST-01 for a while, but not found any place to 
> >>> buy one.
> >> 
> >> I have studied the schematics and it will take less than 1 day to 
> >> prepare for producing some clone...
> >> 
> >> Cost is also reasonable, e.g. something below 30€ seems feasible for 
> >> tiny quantities (if produced in batches of 10). So it is possible to 
> >> provide permanent supply.
> >> 
> >> What I understood is that it needs some flashing tool to be connected 
> >> to a jumper. Maybe someone can elaborate this.
> >> 
> >> One thing is to be discussed about the USB interface:
> >> 
> >> Should we keep the USB-A plug or try to replace it by an Mini-USB-A so 
> >> that it can be directly plugged into a GTA0x?
> >> 
> >> Or even 3 variants with Standard-USB, MiniUSB and µUSB? Or does 
> >> someone have an idea if multiple sockets are feasible?
> > 
> > I would buy a microUSB model if made - and I believe it could be made to 
> > work with standard Android for those using F-droid, and therefore have 
> > potential users among those too.
> 
> Ah, yes. Many Android devices have an µUSB OTG port.
> 
> Hm. I wonder if we can build/design one with multiple plugs so that 
> one-fits-all.

Uhm, I withdraw my promise to buy one, until I understand if it is gonna 
be a frankenstein model: I would want something sensible to survive 
carrying in a pocket (and the pocket surviving that too).


 - Jonas

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