[Community] PayPal issue update

Ryan de Laplante (Personal) ryan at ryandelaplante.ca
Wed Mar 23 21:17:37 CET 2016

On 2016-03-23 04:41 AM, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> unfortunately, I can't comment on funds, schedules and timelines of Neo900.
> But I can share this:
> Jörg asked a while ago if we can now do the PCB layout and build the next prototype right after he solved the paypal issue.
> Unfortunately, GDC is currently 120% busy polishing the Pyra hardware for mass production and other tasks are also far
> behind schedule (e.g. the GTA04A5 schedule also suffers from the same lack of capacity).
> Therefore, I had to decline to do anything immediately and could only offer to continue in third or fourth quarter of this year.
> To speed things up, I also suggested that he himself continues to finish the schematics and PCB layout (I think he also had
> bought an EAGLE licence). Or he converts the data into KiCAD format. Whatever is more appropriate to produce Gerber files.
> If he comes up with final Gerber data, I can help to get some samples produced (we have a soldering machine optimally suited for
> such fine-pitch BGA prototyping tasks). This is work for only a handful of days, which can always be inserted between other things.
> So our bottleneck is that we have no spare capacity for finishing complete schematics and PCB layout in the near future.
> BR,
> Nikolaus

Thanks for the update Nikolaus.  That was helpful.


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