EEZ Bench Box 3

by Envox

Modular, open-source test & measurement chassis

View all updates Mar 25, 2020

First Modules Arriving

by Denis Kotlar (a.k.a. prasimix)

We continue working toward fulfillment despite the situation with COVID-19 and an earthquake that struck Zagreb over the weekend. We have not suffered any material damage, and I can report the following progress since our last update:

  • Enclosures arrived safely from Portugal.
  • Ethernet patch cables have arrived as well.
  • A test batch of basic modules (AUX-PS, MCU, and BP3C) arrived yesterday. Everything looks fine, and I gave the manufacturer a green light to proceed with production.
  • A test batch of power modules should be finalized and send to us soon.
  • Meanwell AC/DC converters are finally on their way. Some of them are waiting for Customs clearance, and the rest should arrived in the coming days.
  • Modifications of the front and rear panels (moving the Ethernet connector and the Boot0 switch) are complete.
  • We have begun expanding our support for MicroPython scripting. We have completed our first integration into EEZ Studio, and initial results are available on the EEVblog forum.

Thanks for your understanding and support!

Keep safe,

Denis

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Denis Kotlar (a.k.a. prasimix)

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A BB3 enclosure kit with a wire harness, nuts and bolts for the three core modules, a 4.3" TFT touchscreen display, an encoder knob, and an 80 mm fan. Includes a set of bare PCBs for building the three core modules (AUX-PS, MCU STM32F7, and BP3C DIB 3-slot backplane) as well as PCBs for building one DCM220 two-channel peripheral power module and two single-channel peripheral power modules (either the DCP405 or the DCP405B, as they can be assembled using the same PCB). Suitable for builders with the necessary skill, time, and patience.


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BB3 - Starter (Without Peripheral Modules)

A BB3 enclosure kit without bare PCBs but with fully-assembled core modules (AUX-PS, MCU STM32F7, and BP3C DIB 3-slot backplane). The Starter provides an environment for experimenters who are willing to build their own modules or who want a specific BB3 configuration (such as a six-channel BB3).


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BB3 - Two Channel (Full)

A BB3 starter kit and two full-featured DCP405 single-channel (40 V, 5 A) peripheral power modules, including an AC/DC power module for each. A two-channel programmable power source with advanced features: remote sensing, remote programming, a down-programmer, and additional OVP (with crowbar).


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BB3 - Four Channel (Full)

A BB3 starter kit, two full-featured DCP405 single-channel (40 V, 5 A) peripheral power modules, and one dual-channel DCM220 peripheral power module. Includes all three necessary AC/DC modules. This is the two-channel full kit, expanded to include two additional programmable power sources.


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DCP405 One Channel Module (Full)

A full-featured DCP405 single-channel (40 V, 5 A) peripheral power module with remote sensing, remote programming, a down-programmer and crowbar OVP. Includes an AC/DC module.


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DCM220 Two Channel Module

A DCM220 dual-channel (2 x 20 V, 4 A) peripheral power module and its AC/DC module.


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Cable Set

Two pairs of high quality, silicone, color marked (black-red), 1 m connecting cables; a pair of clip-on probes; and a pair of insulated crocodile clips.

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Envox d.o.o. is home of the Envox Experimental Zone (EEZ), an open source initiative to bridge the gap between DIY / hobbyist / educational / low-budget and professional / commercial test and measurement solutions.


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