Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at lkcl.net
Sun Sep 22 04:21:17 BST 2019
On Sunday, September 22, 2019, David Niklas <doark at mail.com> wrote:
> Why is all the opensource stuff always overpriced? Really, this is not
> the first project.
Because there are not enough people to justify lower volume manufacturing
prices and techniques.
The setup and teardown costs for PCBA remain the same no matter the length
of the production line.
All the Tape and Reel cartridges take exactly the same time to install.
Then, the products are just not as good so normal people do not want them
in the first place.
crowd-funded eco-conscious hardware: https://www.crowdsupply.com/eoma68
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