Crackly Calls and Battery Tips! A5/A6 rework. Corrected URL

Neil Jerram neiljerram at
Wed Dec 17 21:40:36 CET 2008

2008/12/17 Joel Newkirk <freerunner at>:
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008 10:56:46 +0000, "Neil Jerram"
> <neiljerram at> wrote:
>> 2008/12/17 Joel Newkirk <freerunner at>:
>>> I find myself wondering how many V5 FreeRunners are in the field and
>>> whether the owners thereof would want the ability to 'update' to the V6
>>> hardware fixes.
>> Before that I'd like to know how I find out which version I have.
>> Tried googling/wiki/just looking inside, but couldn't find anything
>> clear yet.
>>         Neil
> Take out the battery, SIM and uSD.  Where the contacts for the uSD meet the
> PC board there will be a SMD capacitor (about .5x1mm) between two of the
> contacts, _IF_ it's newer than V5.

Thanks, there's something of that size there.  Also the date is
20080717, and /proc/cpuinfo's Revision is 0360.  So mine is a v6.


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