Neo Freerunner manufacturing status
michael at openmoko.org
Wed Mar 19 05:55:37 CET 2008
As I understand your question, it is certainly a ramping up factory
thing and not an electronics sourcing tooling thing.
Sourcing and tooling was finished a long time ago. That's almost part of
the design process, since if parts can't be located, the design must
change to use alternate parts.
Matt Manjos wrote:
> I'm not too current on electronics manufacturing, but am I correct in
> assuming this PVT is more of a ramping-up, factory thing? Or is it
> more of an electronics sourcing/tooling sort of thing?
> Also, good luck with the process and I hope it won't be too long
> before the fun part of being a community manager starts ;)
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 8:55 PM, Michael Shiloh <michael at openmoko.org> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I just received a status report from our VP of Marketing, Steve Mosher:
>> The Freerunner design is currently staged to go through Production
>> Validation Test (PVT). The hardware design A5 is, we believe, solid. We
>> are updating this design to A6 to maximize production yields.
>> The purpose of PVT is to make sure the yield is high enough, and to make
>> sure the manufacturing and testing process is smooth and efficient.
>> Steve also welcomes direct contact from you. He can be reached at
>> steve at openmoko.com.
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