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A new wireless power development kit.

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DavidDLC:
Interesting kit, but way out of my pocket just for something to play with:

http://www.engadget.com/2010/10/27/powercast-and-microchip-fire-up-interest-at-a-distance-with-wire/

DJPhil:

--- Quote from: Incredibly Insane Marketing Dept. ---$1,250
--- End quote ---
:o ???

I can't make any sense of that at all. I'm guessing the bulk of that is the Powercast module?

quirmche:

--- Quote from: DJPhil on October 27, 2010, 07:42:22 pm ---
--- Quote from: Incredibly Insane Marketing Dept. ---$1,250
--- End quote ---
:o ???

I can't make any sense of that at all. I'm guessing the bulk of that is the Powercast module?

--- End quote ---
Don't feel bad, neither can I.

They call this a sentence!?!?!?


--- Quote ---"$1,250 buys your firm or deep-pocketed hobbyist the spread pictured above, with a wireless transmitter to throw three watts and a pair of receiver boards to catch them from over 40 feet away, plus a low-power development board from Microchip equipped with that company's proprietary short-range wireless protocols and ZigBee functionality."
--- End quote ---

I guess the guys at Engadget, in particular Sean Hollister, are spending too much time thinking in binary that they have a hard time converting back to the spoken lanaguage!

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