Don't ship GTA02v5 without the rework
Steven Le Roux
steven at le-roux.info
Sat Apr 19 03:38:10 CEST 2008
I totally agree with you.
I understand everybody is happy to see the neo coming, but don't forget the
goal :) : to provides the best free phones.
It wouldn't be pleasant for us to by a phone, knowing there is a known issue
with optimisation of power consumption and LED stuff..
I understand the rush ;) but we can wait...
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 2:26 AM, Ron K. Jeffries <rjeffries at gmail.com>
> OpenMoko team:
> It's crazy to consider shipping the GTA02v5 without the rework
> to solve the current leakage issue.
> Yes, people are REALLY anxious to get this phone. But shipping
> a few thousand of units that do not meet spec on standby time
> is a Bad Idea.
> pull up your socks and do the rework
> if that delays launch by 30 days so be it.
> besides the firmware will be better by then as well. ;)
> -ron jeffries.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Shawn Rutledge" <shawn.t.rutledge at gmail.com>
> To: "List for Openmoko community discussion" <community at lists.openmoko.org
> Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 13:30:59 -0700
> Subject: Re: Freerunner will be GTA02v5 or GTA02v6? (was: Fwd: Future
> Button and LED software spec)
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Flemming Richter Mikkelsen
> <quatrox at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It sounds to me as the problem is easy for those of us that knows a
> > electronics. If I get one that leaks current, I will start soldering!
> > Does anybody know if the fix Werner is talking about, will be done for
> > GTA02v5 PCB's? If it really will be a fix for it, it will not be any
> > at all.
> Yes maybe it can be fixed. But is the fix documented yet?
> Another way to look at it: if the fix can be done without a PCB
> change, then why not get the factory to do the rework (swapping
> transistors or whatever) before they are shipped? How much would it
> cost to get that done in China?
> Ron K. Jeffries
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> community at lists.openmoko.org
Steven Le Roux
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