2010 Product Change Notices

  • PCN 2010-4: PCB change for console-vx expansion board
  • PCN 2010-3: GPSstix change to using uBlox NEO-5Q GPS receiver module.
  • PCN 2010-2: Product change for 70-pin AVX connectors for custom Overo expansion boards.
  • PCN 2010-1: Product change for 4.3" LG LCD touch screen

PCN 2010-4: PCB change for console-vx expansion board

Notification Date: August 9th, 2010

Effective Date: immediately

Product Name: Console-vx expansion board

Product Number: PKG10003 (retail purchases) and BRD10003 (volume purchases)

Revision Number: PCB10016-R1833/

Description: To build the console-vx expansion board, Gumstix has been using the PCB of the consoleLCD-vx expansion board - PCB10003. From now on, Gumstix will use the PCB of the consoleLCD16-vx expansion board, which is PCB10016, in order to build the console-vx expansion board.


PCN 2010-3: GPSstix change to using uBlox NEO-5Q GPS receiver module.

Notification Date: June 7, 2010

Effective Date: Q3 2010

Product Name: GPSstix expansion board

Product Number: PKG00012_4H (retail purchases) and BRD00012_4H (volume purchases)

Revision Number: PCB00012-R1711

Description:The uBlox NEO-4S module has become EOL and will be replaced with the uBlox NEO-5Q GPS receiver module. Note that the NEO-5Q module adds KickStart, which provides accelerated start-up at weak signals.

See pubs.gumstix.com for schematic and layout of the GPSstix board.


 

PCN 2010-2: Product change for 70-pin AVX connectors for custom Overo expansion boards.

Original Notification Date: June 3rd, 2010

Effective Date: As of January 2011, Gumstix sells the Haologen free 70-pin mating connectors, only. (24 5602 670 001 829H+)

Note that these 70-pin connectors may be available in small and medium volume quantities from RoadNarrows

 

Product Name: 70-pin AVX connectors (10-pack)

Product Number: KIT0023

Description: For the non-halogen free 70-pin connectors, the last time buy (LTB) date was June 30th, 2010 

These receptacle connectors are not halogen free. Gumstix has switched to selling only the Halogen-free connectors.

Part number of receptacle connector changed from 24 5602 070 001 829H+ (non-halogen free) to 24 5602 670 001 829H+ (Halogen Free).

Note: the 70-pin plug AVX connector on each Overo COM is already halogen free.

The 70-pin connectors may be available in small and medium volume quantities from RoadNarrows


 

PCN 2010-1: Product change for 4.3" LG LCD touch screen

Notification Date: April 7, 2010

Effective Date: immediate

Product Name: LG 4.3 inch LCD Touch Screen

Product Number: DSP00043

Description:LG has issued an End-of-Life (EoL) notice on the LG 4.3" LCD touch screen part #LB043WQ1-TD01. The new LG 4.3" LCD touch screen, part #LB043WQ2-TD01, is currently supported by LG without an EOL plan. These two LG panels are plug-compatible.