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Senso

So, can you design a PCB?
Can you design the antenna, or even solder those SMD modules?
Or be able to program all the functions, or the analog section of the microphone?
There is a lot to learn, and I dont see what is the target market for that kind of device..

bilbo


So, can you design a PCB?
Can you design the antenna, or even solder those SMD modules?
Or be able to program all the functions, or the analog section of the microphone?
There is a lot to learn, and I dont see what is the target market for that kind of device..


@Senso I have a feeling that the OP defines designing a cellphone as attaching a readymade GSM shield to an arduino board, but maybe I'm wrong.

@OP   Out of curiousity, why do you want to build this in the first place?
Alice asked the Chesire Cat, who was sitting in a tree, "What road do I take?"
The cat asked, "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Ali

daveg360

Lighten up folks.  I bet more than half of you have spent more on parts to make your own version of something + tons of time.  Many of us around here do it and call it fun.  I certainly do.
@OP - what is your final goal?  I'm imagining some sort of mobile for old folks or perhaps for remote areas.
If your system involves lethal voltages/life critical/flamable elements - you probably shouldn't need to ask.
The Arduino != PC.

Grumpy_Mike

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Statements such as above made me assume that majority of approvals related to HW/communication standards are taken care by these providers already = I (=small registered company) can simply use these modules with minimal extra efforts on certifications(as long as I have official agreement with the supplier) and release a product.


No it is not.

Any use of pre approved components in a system still has to be tested and approved in a commercially recognised test house. Just because all the parts of a system are individually approved doesn't mean the system as a whole is approved. Just ask the FCC. It also doesn't guarantee that such a system will actually pass the tests.

The details will depend on the regulator in the market but it is not an easy task selling anything that emits RF.

Terry King

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wford

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Mar 24, 2011, 12:54 pm Last Edit: Mar 24, 2011, 01:03 pm by wford Reason: 1
Here is another one...

http://www.sparkfun.com/products/287

They include a schematic

Would have to point out, it uses a PIC, not arduino.

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