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The new sensors are here!

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This is not what I wound consider an “interesting” post but I wanted to share my joy for getting the goodies: YES, today I got the package from Mouser Electronics way ahead of the expected date. As I said in my previous post I am looking for a replacement light sensor, that is both faster and also has a form factor similar to the one found in the original SX70 ECMs.

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This is a sort of unboxing.

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Some of the components are moisture sensitive.

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They come with some sort of control of the humidity, and in sealed bags. The size looks really good for our intentions, so I hope I can start soon doing some tests with them.

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I have ordered also new Atmegas328P not only the size I use now, but of other smaller packages. The package is VQFN and it will hopefully liberate precious real state on the main openSX70 PCB.

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