[Ovmsdev] V3 size and arrangement

Mark Webb-Johnson mark at webb-johnson.net
Fri May 19 20:48:10 HKT 2017

Well, I don’t mind doing another production run of v2 SIM808 modules, but the minimum quantity is 100. Given the capabilities of the two platforms, I think people will choose v3 for (a) features, (b) expandability, and (c) future-proof modem module swap.

The last batch I had built was 100. The first 50 went in days. the last 50 took two months. Things really seemed to slow down at the end.

Maybe you guys ask around and see what sort of interest there is?

Regards, Mark.

> On 19 May 2017, at 7:36 PM, Edward Cheeseman <cheesemanedward at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19/05/2017, at 11:03 PM, Frank Demes wrote:
>> Posts from users looking for used OVMS are quite common since the news got out that V2.5 was out of stock.
>> Even when V3 would be finished, I still see a purpose for the V2.5 , since it would be smaller (Fits in the glovebox of the twizy).
>> Maybe V2.5 and V3 can coexist and you chose the one that fits to your needs?
> The immediate problem with v2.5 is the 2g networks getting turned off in the next few years. The local interest for 20 is for a fleet that can afford to upgrade later when required. Cars may even be replaced before that happens. Personally I can't see me giving up my leaf any time soon, and I'm looking forward to two can interfaces, so I can track odometer and SOC and get some real efficiency data. The fleet cars are most interested in GPS and SOC, which v2.5 is fine as is.
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