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RE: [tracker2] Tracker 2 Suggestion.

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  • scott@opentrac.org
    I ve thought about it. It d be one more component to squeeze on the board. Well, probably two or three components plus an extra jumper. It d probably be
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 15, 2006
      I've thought about it. It'd be one more component to squeeze on the board.
      Well, probably two or three components plus an extra jumper. It'd probably
      be easier to do in a surface mount version.

      Scott

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:tracker2@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of James A Vincent
      > Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 1:51 PM
      > To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [tracker2] Tracker 2 Suggestion.
      >
      > Scott,
      >
      > Would it possible in your future T2 variants to have the ability to
      > power a Garmin Handheld (eg Etrex) GPS via the DB9 interface, This
      > would require a 3V (250mA I think) voltage regulator on the pcb.
      >
      > Perhaps you could then have an option to select 3V or 5V depending on
      > the GPS used.
      >
      > This approach would allow the GPS to be powered via the T2
      > saving the AA
      > internal batteries for when the GPS is operated in its
      > standalone mode.
      >
      > thanks,
      >
      > James
      >
      >
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