[Arm-netbook] EOMA68 Computing Devices Update: 500 Micro Desktop PCB Assemblies

Richard Wilbur richard.wilbur at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 13:32:54 GMT 2019

> On Mar 27, 2019, at 11:59, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
> the existing plastic comes as-is.  making *any* changes would require
> a minimum of around USD $20k in design and injection-molding costs.

Yes, that's prohibitive when you are on the wrong side of out of money!

>>> as a result we considered very thin metal sheet (thick foil in
>>> effect) that could be stamped (or laser cut) and was effectively a
>>> "metal sticker" that could go over the end and be bent round.
>>> probably even by hand.
>> Did you try the foil?  How well did it work?
> no - just a design idea.  shelved for the first Cards as there's
> insufficient funds.  can always send them out later.

Any idea how much it would cost to test the idea?

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