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Controller V2 Preorders

Postby administrator » Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:27 am

https://apache-labs.com/al-products/105 ... er-V2.html


Introducing the V2 Controller for the ANAN/OpenHPSDR Radios

V2 runs PiHPSDR developed by John Melton, G0ORX,

Christoph van Wüllen, DL1YCF has added several features such as PureSignal, Diversity capability, CW enhancements, MAC OS support & Midi.

V2 is a perfect companion for the ANANs and are Plug & Play out of the Box!

This is a preorder with units available for shipping in 8-12 Weeks.


Features & Specifications:

- Support for two independent receivers each with Panadapter/waterfall

- Gigabit Ethernet supports Protocol1 and Protocol2 firmwares

- All ANAN/OpenHPSDR hardware supported

- PureSignal Predistortion support

- Diversity reception Support (for dual ADC Radios)

- All Knobs/encoders (except Power Button & Tuning knob) can be assigned functions to suit the user

- Solid Metal Machined Tuning Knob

- Hardware futureproof - SBC can be upgraded in the future

- Linux OS (Raspbian Buster)

- Ports: 1x Gigabit Ethernet, 2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, HDMI and USB-C ports

- 12-15v DC @ 2.5A

- Dimensions & Weight: H 14.7 CM x W 26.7 CM x D 3.7 CM, Weight 1.2Kgs Approx
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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby administrator » Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:31 am

Apologies, we overlooked mentioning that the PCB for the controller has been designed by Kjell Karlsen, LA2NI.

For those looking for bare PCBs they will be available shortly.

Regards,

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby va7qi » Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:54 am

Any update to this? If I counted correctly it is now 7 weeks since this was announced.

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby va7qi » Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:46 am

OK, so I am trying again: WHEN WILL I SEE MY CONTROLLER?

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby administrator » Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:19 am

Hello Erik,

The enclosures have been delayed by our sheet metal enclosure provider, we are looking at about 4-6 weeks before we can commence shipments.

Apologies for the delay.
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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby va7qi » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:16 am

OK, thanks for the update.

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby NC3Z » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:24 pm

Any update on the V2 ?
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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby administrator » Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:33 am

A few quick updates on the V2 controller, we have an ETD of early September delivery of the enclosures and electronics from our Contract Manufacturer, I would like to thank everyone for their patience.

John, G0ORX and Christoph, DL1YCF have been churning out updates and a recent change in the GUI is the gradient fill for the Pan-adapter, here are a couple of videos below, apologies for the quality...these were taken using my phone.





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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby va7qi » Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:59 pm

Good news, indeed!
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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby va7qi » Fri Oct 02, 2020 3:58 am

Any update on when they will ship?

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby W1xyz » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:48 pm

While the wait continues, I notice that "MAC OS support" is mentioned as a feature. Can anyone elaborate on this? Now that i have both of my 6400s on MACs, it certainly would be great to get my 8000 on one too.

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby va7qi » Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:58 am

"While the wait"... and the lack of updates from Apache Lab continues....

COULD WE PLEASE HAVE A STATUS UPDATE?

Quoting: " we have an ETD of early September delivery of the enclosures and electronics".

OK, it is now October 19th at my location. How long does it take to assemble the controllers? Is anything else missing?

The bottom line question: WHEN CAN I EXPECT TO HAVE AN ACTUAL CONTROLLER IN MY HAND??

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby administrator » Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:07 am

Hi Eric,

It seems being in the middle of a Pandemic has affected timelines with most businesses, we just heard back from the CM who is shipping the enclosures to us this week, assuming a ship time of a week, we should commence shipments in 2 weeks,

Hope this helps,

Regards,

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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby w-u-2-o » Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:02 pm

W1xyz wrote:While the wait continues, I notice that "MAC OS support" is mentioned as a feature. Can anyone elaborate on this? Now that i have both of my 6400s on MACs, it certainly would be great to get my 8000 on one too.

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I suspect that the mention of "MAC OS support" is a mistake in the advertising copy. When you use the controller there is no external personal computer required, running any type of OS. That's because the controller is itself a PC, the processor being a Raspberry Pi and the operating system being Raspbian (Linux).

I further suspect that the reference to Macintosh support stems from the fact that someone has probably compiled piHPSDR, the application that runs on the controller under Raspbian, for the Mac. It's likely someone has compiled linHPSDR for the Mac as well. But neither case is at all relevant to the controller and its capabilities.
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Re: Controller V2 Preorders

Postby va7qi » Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:37 am

Hello Apache Labs Support,

Thank you for the update. I am eagerly waiting.

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