EOL does not strike after all

Werner Almesberger werner at almesberger.net
Mon May 19 18:22:53 EDT 2014


On Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:21:08 -0300 I wrote:
> Digi-Key informed me that the Molex 0482580001 and 0482580002 went
> End-of-Life (EOL), with a Last-Buy-Date (LBD) of 2014-09-01.

I just got a mail saying:

| Recently you received a product notification e-mail from Digi-Key
| regarding one or more of the following product(s): 
[...]
| The e-mail inadvertently stated that the above list of products was
| being made obsolete or RoHS compliant. This information was incorrect.
| These products will continue to be available from the manufacturer and
| sold by Digi-Key. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

So, no redesign of the Y-Box needed for this :-) It has a few very
minor issues, but none that should require the sort of significant
redesign a connector change would imply.

The issues are under "Errata" in
https://gitorious.org/anelok/ybox/source/STATUS

- Werner



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