[Ovmsdev] It's Here!

Mark Webb-Johnson mark at webb-johnson.net
Mon Apr 16 11:00:24 HKT 2018


That is nasty. It must be a manufacturing defect, as I haven’t seen anything like that on other cases (and I’ve seen about 25 of them).

I’ll send you another case in the mail, when I next go to the post office.

Regards, Mark.

> On 15 Apr 2018, at 3:14 AM, Greg D. <gregd2350 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hard to measure the overhang...  Here's what it looks like. 
> I think the dust cap issue depends on how the sealing flap is closed
> over the module, i.e. whether the sticky part is fully attached to the
> body of the envelope, or whether it's done loosely, leaving a bit of the
> adhesive exposed to the contents.  I got "lucky" in that regard :(.
> Greg
> Michael Balzer wrote:
>> Got mine as well, without customs hassle.
>> My dust caps were in place and OK. The top shell also is a bit wider than the bottom, but nowhere near 1 mm, more like 0.2 - 0.3.
>> Regards,
>> Michael
>> Am 14.04.2018 um 00:49 schrieb Greg D.:
>>> Hi Mark,
>>> The 3.1 module arrived in today's mail.  I haven't plugged it in yet,
>>> but two "unboxing" observations...
>>> The unit looks really nice, though it seems that the top shell is a tad
>>> too wide and overlaps the bottom piece by nearly a mm on one corner. 
>>> And, not evenly, at that; it's like the corner by the Vehicle connector
>>> got stretched a bit outward (or the other half pushed inward).  The
>>> other two sides are all pretty evenly matched.  The 3.0 proto unit was
>>> not like this.  {shrug} 
>>> Also, the two SMA dust caps seemed to have had some reaction with the
>>> adhesive on the flap of the padded envelope.  They were stuck to the
>>> flap, pulled away from the connectors (so, not much dust protection),
>>> and the adhesive on the flap seemed to be very gooey in that area.  The
>>> caps seemed to have been more or less unaffected, so it's more of a
>>> cosmetic issue.  Perhaps they could point the module in the other
>>> direction (SMA end first), to prevent this in the future?
>>> My intent is to play "customer" with this unit, only using officially
>>> released code, updated through typical methods (i.e. not via the
>>> developer's kit) unless I need to do otherwise.  I've got some
>>> short-term distractions through the weekend, but will take it out for a
>>> spin next week.
>>> Greg
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