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UT Electronics RTC Project Abandoned

Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:37 pm

Sadly, I just got an e-mail that indicates that UT Electronics has abandoned their project to produce a Real Time Clock expansion board for the RPi. :(

They have released everything they have on the board, including board schematics, but sadly, they won't be directly producing a kit.

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Re: UT Electronics RTC Project Abandoned

Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:57 pm

Although its sad, I don't see why a kit is needed...

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