[Intel-devsys] Hobbytronics update

Bill Beech (NJ7P) nj7p at nj7p.info
Mon Aug 26 11:39:46 MDT 2019


All,

What we may need to do is work design a board using the through hole 
parts that will use their code.  It may be better in the long run to 
reverse engineer their software/develop our own that will get the job done.

I have bought several of the complete devices just as Jack did.

Bill

On 8/26/2019 9:49 AM, Jack Mcmullen wrote:
> As a backup we should look to a replacement. I'll start looking........
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Hales <jonhales at gmail.com>
> To: Discussion list for Intel development systems 
> <intel-devsys at lists.brouhaha.com>
> Sent: Mon, Aug 26, 2019 3:13 am
> Subject: Re: [Intel-devsys] Hobbytronics update
>
> Here's the first PDF referred to.
>
> Jon
>
> On Mon, 26 Aug 2019 at 11:11, Jon Hales <jonhales at gmail.com 
> <mailto:jonhales at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     I thought it might be useful to check the situation with the
>     Hobbytronics USB Host Controller v2.4. Please refer to the
>     attached PDF copied from their website.
>
>     The key part is the text in red. It's only available as a kit with
>     a minimum order of 10. And it requires 'a hot plate or oven'
>     because some 'SMD components are under the components'. It seems
>     the price has increased as well.
>
>     A second PDF shows the page about the USBHOST-DIP. Fine for those
>     who design boards.
>
>     It seems good that some of us took the opportunity to buy
>     assembled and tested units while they were available.
>
>     Best regards
>
>     Jon
>
>     Note: some time ago, there was a notice referring to the key staff
>     member who built the USB units having had health problems. It
>     seems that situation is continuing. We may not be able to count on
>     the same level of responsiveness to requests for firmware support
>     in future.
>
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