News flash: (or old news??)
JLCPCB factory has production problems.
Maximal order for assambled is 10 X PCB.
This will take atleast a month or longer to get back to the normal 30…
If there ever was a good time to share the Gerber etc. files for public use, it’s now.
It would save me the hassle of making it again (as @stuart already made)
I need to order more then 10.
For me I can make the time to learn EasyEda and make a file for 2, 4, 6 and 8 cell PCB’s.
(Or just 4/8, depending on the time it takes)
I will share after I created.
Or Stuart is kind enough to share it with us.
Both works for me, outcome is the same.
Probably the file from Stuart have the least change of failure
The cost reduction of making 4 at the time should be enough to cover the overhead expenses.
It’s now tripple.
Not real problems, if it was finalized product.
People are willing to pay 10 USD per (finished) cell module.
(I did a poll on a few other forums how much people would be willing to pay for a per cell solution with one controller.
Most people do 10 USD, $12.50 is already pushing it.,$15 and higher is a no go)
Frying pan probably would work…
Not really good way to promote a product…
The confusion already start when it tells “soldering required”
And now I read that I should not solder but use pan or oven or hot air…
Would be nice to tell at the start solder paste and hot air station required.
Alternatively you can use a frying pan
The novices like me read soldering and will do soldering, with iron.
The result is known…
Please do share to safe me the time to make again what you have ready.
It also is a great Opportunity to lean to make PCB.
Perhaps add some features like active balancer using buck/boost.
I saw some schematic that can probably easy be add on for the cell module.
Just thinking out loud.
No idea yet about the costs of the components.
Add on would be as simple as 2 additional pins on the battery connection …
The rest is separate board.
It just saves the time of splitting the DC.
Or, if the components are cheap and easy to add, I make it on the PCB.
I never used the software.
It can be I’m way over my head even thinking I can make mouse bite PCB