Hermes Lite 2
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The Hermes-Lite is a low-cost direct down/up conversion software-defined amateur radio HF transceiver based on a broadband modem chip and the Hermes SDR project. It is an entirely open source and open hardware, including the tools used for design and fabrication files.
Update (15th, Dec 2020): The Hermes Lite 2.0 Pre-order is started.
Thank you for all of your support. The new round of production is started and the estimated shipping time would be about 10th, Jan 2021.
Note that the Hermes Lite intends to Makers/RF Amateurs, please make sure you have related experience, and more important, enthusiasm, to enjoy them. Makerfabs will test all boards before shipping, but does not provide usage help. For all support and questions, please seek help from here.
Thanks for Chris’s suggestion, a metal shim was added to the package to cool the system, please refer to the below 2 pictures to install the shim:
More Info of Hermes Lite 2.0:
About the previous group buy in May 2020: As the Hermes Lite 2.0 group buy is ongoing, many customers are very concerned about the production progress of the Hermes Lite 2.0. So let’s have a small factory tour with Makerfabs and see how is the PCBA production process of Hermes Lite 2.0.
You can check this blog(updated on 8th, May 2020): PCBA In Production - Hermes Lite 2.0
Also, check this video: