[time-nuts] Thunderbolt Monitor

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Sat Aug 17 16:45:28 EDT 2013


In comparison to a 50 piece one off run, consider that most of these low end promo boards are produced at the > 5 K a month level, with heavily discounted parts on them. Many of them are sold through distribution. Many (likely the bulk) of them are given away on a "listen to our presentation and get a free board" basis. Production volume matters, free parts do make a difference on that bill of material  ….


On Aug 17, 2013, at 11:53 AM, Didier Juges <shalimr9 at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is a repost with a new thread. Sorry for the bandwidth.
> Looking at the high price (and closed software) of what is currently offered, I have been thinking of making a kit of my GPSMonitor (see KO4BB.com)
> I think I could sell an assembled and tested kit with a 2x16 char display for $60 or so if I get 50 people interested.
> This will use a professionally made PWB with surface mounted components.
> Of course, the source code is free. You do not have to buy anything from me. You can build your own using info on my web site.
> If anyone is interested, send me a private message.
> Didier KO4BB
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