[USRP-users] USRP B210 now green?

Marcus D. Leech mleech at ripnet.com
Tue Sep 16 11:39:14 EDT 2014


On 09/16/2014 11:22 AM, Jorge, Erik Stephen wrote:
> How do I take myself off of the email chain? Thank you
http://lists.ettus.com/mailman/listinfo/usrp-users_lists.ettus.com

That's listed at the bottom of every e-mail from this list...

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> From: "Marcus D. Leech via USRP-users" <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com>
> To: "usrp-users at lists.ettus.com" <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com>
> Subject: [USRP-users] USRP B210 now green?
> Date: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 9:24 AM
>
>
>> @Ettus, did you experience similar customer reports, or why did you 
>> finally go to the larger connector? Anyway, a wise decision JWish it 
>> had been made earlier.
>>
>>
> There were a few reports of connectors "leaving the building" under 
> not-unusual stress.  So, it was decided to move to the larger connector.
>
> I had *exactly* the same issue with a HamItUp a couple of years 
> back--and again, within hours of my receiving it, knocked the board with
>   a stiff USB cable attached, which neatly sheared-off the uUSB 
> connector.  NooElec updated to a standard "B" connector after that.
>
> My sense is that uUSB connectors (and to a lesser degree, mini-USB) 
> really shine in situations like smart phones, where the connector is 
> surrounded
>   by enclosure, and is very unlikely to experience any shear forces.  
> For naked boards, perhaps not such a good idea.  One lives and learns.
>
>
>> Ralph.
>>
>> *From:*USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] *On 
>> Behalf Of *Lin HUANG via USRP-users
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:27 AM
>> *To:* mleech at ripnet.com
>> *Cc:* usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
>> *Subject:* Re: [USRP-users] USRP B210 now green?
>>
>> I also more like the white color than the new green version. But the 
>> green one has four corner holes, it's convenient to make an encloser 
>> for it. :) -Lin
>>
>> 2014-09-16 2:12 GMT+08:00 Marcus D. Leech via USRP-users 
>> <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com <mailto:usrp-users at lists.ettus.com>>:
>>
>>     I think this was addressed on this list a few days ago.
>>
>>     The new production boards happen to be green, rather than a white
>>     full-board silkscreen.
>>
>>     There are minor layout changes, driven mostly by the change to
>>     the USB connector to a
>>
>>       large-size 'B' connector, away from the "micro" B connector on
>>     the white units.
>>
>>     Also, on B210, there is a GPIO connector, and the power LED is
>>     now dual colour to indicate USB-vs-external power.
>>
>>     The new front/rear panel layouts are available here:
>>
>>     http://files.ettus.com/b2x0_enclosure/
>>
>>     Cheers
>>
>>     On 2014-09-15 14:04, Tawanda Gwena via USRP-users wrote:
>>
>>         Hi
>>
>>           
>>
>>         I went to the Ettus website today and noticed that the B200 and B210 are now green. They were originally white.
>>
>>           
>>
>>         Is there any reason for the change, and is that the only change?
>>
>>           
>>
>>         Thanks.
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