[aprssig] T3-Micro released

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Mon Jul 1 14:58:48 CDT 2013


Oh yeah, I forgot another detail - except for the first half-dozen or 
so, all of the units we've got ready to ship have high-altitude capable 
GPS receivers.  If you need one of those specifically, make a note on 
the order.

Scott
N1VG

On 7/1/2013 12:42 PM, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> On 7/1/2013 3:33 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> The T3-Micro is now available for beta testing.  This is a full Tracker3
>> (including digipeating capability) in a USB dongle form factor with an
>> on-board
>> GPS receiver.
>>
>> The only external connections are the USB connector and the 3.5mm TRRS
>> plug for
>> the radio interface, so you can't use it for Garmin FMI operation, but
>> it makes
>> a very compact standalone tracker or basic TNC.
>>
>
> This sounds really cool.    I assume the TRRS connections mean RX audio,
> TX audio, PTT, and GND/Common.     Is there no provision for COR/Carrier
> detect as one might get from the standard 6-pin mini-DIN data port?   Or
> does this device do CD in software with no hardware connection needed?
>
> Am I correct in assuming that this device can run independently from a
> PC, using the USB port exclusively for 5 VDC power input, after using a
> PC connection to configure it?
>
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> By the way, Sabrent is now offering an FDTI-based serial<-->USB dongle.
> You might look into carrying  these instead of the problematic
> Prolific-based ones.
>
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