[Ovmsdev] OVMS v3 pricing
mark at webb-johnson.net
Tue Mar 6 08:54:49 HKT 2018
Thanks for the feedback. I’ve added a note regarding the antennas.
Sorry I wasn’t clear; Developers can also get the US$20 discount pricing on this.
Longer term, I’d like to be able to do more for developers, but getting to where we are now has cost most of what the project had available.
> On 6 Mar 2018, at 2:36 AM, Greg D. <gregd2350 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Looks good. You might want to note that antennas for the modem's 3G & GPS ports are not included with the modem board. Some cars provide GPS, and don't require it from the modem.
> You said there would be special pricing for developers? Just curious. I don't mind paying full price, since the initial prototype was provided free.
> Mark Webb-Johnson wrote:
>> I’m trying to get pricing for OVMS v3 down, but with the large up-front costs we’ve had to pay (injection moulding, prototypes, etc), it has been hard.
>> At launch, this is the best we can do:
>> OVMS v3.1 module: US$90
>> Black injection-moulded plastic enclosure
>> ESP32 WROVER processor (16MB flash, 4MB SPI RAM, 520KB SRAM, dual core Xtensa LX6 processor)
>> WIFI 802.11 b/g/n
>> Bluetooth v4.2 BR/EDR and BLE
>> 3x CAN buses
>> 1x Micro USB connector (for flash download and serial console)
>> 1x Micro SD card slot
>> 1x Internal expansion slot
>> 8x EGPIO, 2x GPIO
>> 1x GSM antenna connector
>> 1x GPS antenna connector
>> 1x DB9 vehicle connector
>> 1x DB26 expansion connector
>> OVMS v3.1 SIM5360E 3G modem module (either US or EU edition): US$60
>> Modem is an optional plug-in module, that can be changed in future (to allow for new technology)
>> 3G (EV-DO/HSPA+) dual band modem
>> Includes 2G (GSM/GPRS) and 2.5G (EDGE) quad band
>> Nano (4FF) SIM slot
>> HOLOGRAM.IO nano sim
>> US edition is SIM5360A (Dual-Band UMTS/HSPA+ 850/1900MHz, Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz)
>> EU edition is SIM5360J(E) (Dual-Band UMTS/HSPA+ 900/2100MHz, Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz)
>> Bundle (OVMS v3.1 module + v3.1 modem): US$150
>> Discount: Time-limit offer of US$20 for existing OVMS v2 owners
>> First production batch is intended for experienced OVMS v2 users and v3 developers. General availability of the bundles should be late March 2018 at FastTech. Please note:
>> Firmware is not complete, and should be considered beta
>> Functionality is approximately equivalent to basic OVMS v2 firmware, but some advanced features (such as ACC, SMS control, etc) are not available yet
>> Firmware is far in advance of v2 in other aspects (such as built in web server, metrics, console, tcp/ip support, diagnostics, geofencing, scripting, etc)
>> Firmware can be updated either Over The Air (OTA), by Micro SD card, or over USB interface
>> Vehicle support currently includes:
>> Kia Soul EV
>> Nissan Leaf
>> Renault Twizy
>> Tesla Roadster
>> Please have a read through the above, and let me know if you see any problems. It will form the basis of an end-user announcement to go out to forums, mailing lists, and all current users.
>> Regards, Mark.
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