[Noisebridge-discuss] Microchip office move - a development board bonanza!

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 12:53:22 PDT 2011


That sounds like exactly the kind of stuff Noisebridge could make use
of. If you could write up a list of the stuff and their value, we can
send you a receipt for the donation since we're a 501c3.

-Al

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Anders Nelson
<anders.k.nelson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
>
> The Microchip Technology office is moving, and the various departments
> generated a veritable mountain of e-waste. Being incapable of allowing
> useable electronics to be discarded, I saved probably 60 development boards
> from various manufacturers. I'd love to give these units a new home where
> they will be used! There are dev boards from the following manufacturers:
>
> -Microchip (duh)
> -Renesas
> -Sunplus
> -Atmel
> -Freescale
> -Samsung (ARM)
>
> And probably others. There are fewer debugging dongles than dev boards but
> I'm sure you could find those from Olimex or something much cheaper than the
> vendors sell them for. I'd like to come to Noisebridge this coming Monday
> and bring in my boxes of doom for people to scrounge in.
>
> One more thing - our RF department (ex- Zero G people) had like 75 custom,
> rather large dev boards that were proprietary for their WiFi chip. These all
> have I think 6 DC voltage supplies on them (1.2v, 1.8v, 3.3v, 5.0v) with
> nice taps that should be in perfect working order. The boards have a 9v
> wall-wart barrel connector for ease of use. They may have been trashed
> already but I'll try to swing by the office in case anyone wants me to grab
> them. Do let me know soon though, I have little trunk space left!
>
> Thankssssss
>
> --
> Anders Nelson
>
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