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

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Wed Mar 27 11:59:47 GMT 2019

On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 11:16 AM Richard Wilbur
<richard.wilbur at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds like a more flexible plastic is needed but that clearly impacts the manufacturing processes available and thus the cost.

 the existing plastic comes as-is.  making *any* changes would require
a minimum of around USD $20k in design and injection-molding costs.

> > 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.


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