Minty Pi v3 FAQ

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Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

Post by YaYa » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:53 am

Sileon45 wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:53 pm
Will a official post be set when it’s ready to preorder?, is there a possibility I can get an older PCB+screen set?
A post will be opened yes as soon as the V3 will be fully tested and ready for release.

As for the V2, you can’t have any, you missed them and they will likely not be produced again.

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Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

Post by GorgeousFreeman » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:31 am

YaYa wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:47 am
GorgeousFreeman wrote:
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awesome cant wait for v3 to come out the only question i have (and might recieve flak for this) would it be possible to remove the headphone jack from the board without screwing anything up?
Of course you can, with the right tools, patience and skills !
But if it’s a 5 pin jack, you’ll need to solder a bridge wire to have the sound still going to the speakers !
i assume you couldn't just get a sound card like they did in v2 and do it that way?

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Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

Post by KonnorJ » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:51 pm

In theory you could but there you are just making extra work for yourself, you could just snipping off the jack or not use it.

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Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

Post by paganpyro » Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:34 pm

Sileon45 wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:53 pm
Will a official post be set when it’s ready to preorder?, is there a possibility I can get an older PCB+screen set?
V1 and V2 boards are no longer produced, if you keep an eye on the forums you can occasionally find someone selling one

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Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

Post by Helder » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:53 pm

GorgeousFreeman wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:36 pm
awesome cant wait for v3 to come out the only question i have (and might recieve flak for this) would it be possible to remove the headphone jack from the board without screwing anything up?
One of the few soldered parts you the end user will have to solder on yourself is the headphone jack (super easy) so you can skip it but you'll need to use a jumper wire where the socket was to get audio out to the speaker.

Reason it's not soldered on is simply to avoid any damage to the pcb during transit.
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Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

Post by GorgeousFreeman » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:35 am

Helder wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:53 pm
GorgeousFreeman wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:36 pm
awesome cant wait for v3 to come out the only question i have (and might recieve flak for this) would it be possible to remove the headphone jack from the board without screwing anything up?
One of the few soldered parts you the end user will have to solder on yourself is the headphone jack (super easy) so you can skip it but you'll need to use a jumper wire where the socket was to get audio out to the speaker.

Reason it's not soldered on is simply to avoid any damage to the pcb during transit.
fair enough thank you for the answers :D

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Re: Minty Pi v3 FAQ

Post by dryja123 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:31 pm

Helder wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:53 pm

One of the few soldered parts you the end user will have to solder on yourself is the headphone jack (super easy) so you can skip it but you'll need to use a jumper wire where the socket was to get audio out to the speaker.

Reason it's not soldered on is simply to avoid any damage to the pcb during transit.
That's awesome because I didn't want the headphone jack. Glad to see it's an option.

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