F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by victor_pv » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:19 pm

The time stamp for mine matches down to the mS level, so either:
  1. They are being produced side by side in the same lot
  2. They just bulk update times at once for multiple batches
  3. Somehow they found one the boards are the exact same and they are just producing 80 of them at once
Option 3 would be a surprise.

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by Squonk42 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:01 am

My guess is that they don't produce that many boards with a blue solder mask and 1.2 mm thickness every day, so chances are that they get produced in the same (only?) blue / 1.2 mm batch of the day.

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by racemaniac » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:16 am

@squonk: how did you make the pads for that usb connector in kicad? when i remove the pads, there's still something the same shape in all layers that i can't select or remove in kicad O_o

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by Squonk42 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:31 am

I probably did the footprint in EagleCAD then, and imported it in KiCAD.

Strange that you cannot delete something you can see in KiCAD, though.

EDIT: I do have something too in BF.Pate, B.Paste, F.Mask and B.Mask layers, but they are immutable!!! Bug :shock:

I guess you have to edit the footprint file in a text editor to remove them. :mrgreen:

Anyway, I am not impressed at all by the drawing facilities outside copper layers in KiCAD: basically, you have to use an external tool to generate your drawings and import them into KiCAD, as the available tools are just a misery.

BTW, here is the PCB status:
ALLPCB_Progress_3.png
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Almost done!

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by racemaniac » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:52 am

Squonk42 wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:31 am
I probably did the footprint in EagleCAD then, and imported it in KiCAD.

Strange that you cannot delete something you can see in KiCAD, though.

EDIT: I do have something too in BF.Pate, B.Paste, F.Mask and B.Mask layers, but they are immutable!!! Bug :shock:

I guess you have to edit the footprint file in a text editor to remove them. :mrgreen:

Anyway, I am not impressed at all by the drawing facilities outside copper layers in KiCAD: basically, you have to use an external tool to generate your drawings and import them into KiCAD, as the available tools are just a misery.

BTW, here is the PCB status:
ALLPCB_Progress_3.png

Almost done!
yup, ended up removing them manually. and indeed, besides copper all you can do is import it via the tool, can't say i missed it, but can imagine it can be useful.
cutting stencils as we speak, they'll probably be mailed tomorrow (don't have time to do so today)

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by Squonk42 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:58 am

Ship Time:2018/2/7 17:26:51 (GMT+8)

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by victor_pv » Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:21 am

I'm trying to find the main crystal or a similar one in Mouser, and for the life of me I can't.
All the crystals I find in that size have 4 pins.
Did anyone find it on Mouser?

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by Squonk42 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:02 am

Cannot find it either, Mouser does not feature NDK crystals at all.

It is available on Digi-Key, though.

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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by Squonk42 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:05 pm

I received the PCB from AllPCB: :D
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Re: F405 & F411 versions of the BluePill

Post by racemaniac » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:09 pm

niice XD
that was fast :)
i hope the stencils i sent also arrive soon ^^

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