802.11b/g for the verdex pro series will become EOL.
A small form factor, PCMCIA-connected wifi module to replace this EOL module
for the netpro-vx expansion board is not available in the industry now. We
recommend the use of an equivalent USB-connected 802.11b/g product, as
Note that 802.11b/g wireless communication is available on the Overo Air COM
and the Overo Fire COM of the Gumstix Overo series.
On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:59 AM, Elliot Mackenzie <macka@...> wrote:
> Will there be a like for like replacement for this device or is wifi for
> verdex pro now EOL?
> *From:* Don Anderson [mailto:don@...]
> *Sent:* 04 May 2010 17:43
> *To:* General mailing list for gumstix users.
> *Subject:* [Gumstix-users] EOL Notice for 802.11b/g modules of the verdex
> pro series
> *May 4, 2010: EOL Notice for 802.11b/g modules of the verdex pro series*
> Gumstix has received an EOL notice for the wifi module FCC<http://www.gumstix.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=191>and wifi
> module EU<http://www.gumstix.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=192>that provide 802.11b/g communication in the verdex pro series. The EOL
> information received by Gumstix states that these modules will not be
> available for purchase by Gumstix after May 2010.
> As such, Gumstix is taking the following steps:
> 1. Any customer wanting to purchase either the wifi module FCC or the
> wifi module EU, in low or high volume, must contact sales@... May 21st, 2010 to indicate your requirements.
> 2. Gumstix plans to make a last-time-buy before the end of May 2010
> based on customer demand.
> 3. The wifi module FCC<http://www.gumstix.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=191>and wifi
> module EU<http://www.gumstix.com/store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=192>will be available for purchase from Gumstix until May 28, 2010 or until
> stock runs out at the Gumstix warehouse, whichever is later.
> This EOL notice is posted at http://www.gumstix.net in the documentation /
> hardware section.
> Don Anderson
> @ Gumstix