Monday, 24 October 2016

...8...9... and he's up!

If it's not disappointing enough that one person has announced the imminent release of a flash cartridge, having a second one appear out-of-the-blue accepting pre-orders and promising a shipping date of next month certainly adds another nail to the coffin.

So it should surprise no-one should I throw my hands up and admit defeat.

However, after a few positive interactions on the forum, reading of other recent developments, and evaluating the situation, I'm starting to believe that perhaps all is not lost. It may be that bringing to market a pure flash cart as I first envisaged isn't going to be as lucrative as I'd hoped, but there may be some room for a product that differentiates itself with other features. And even more promising, low-cost spin-off cartridges for specific functions that aren't being catered to at this point.

So I have some thinking to do. And some convincing of a few fellow conspirators to do as well. I guess if anything is to happen though, it needs t happen soon. I've been sitting on a fully laid-out PCB for 18 months now... I don't even know if all the parts are still in production!

Stay tuned...

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