Seeed Fusion Updates V1: A New Look, RP2040 in the OPL and Pre-Purchase Parts for PCB Assembly

New Seeed Fusion Homepage

In this series we keep you up to date with the latest developments for the Seeed Fusion Service. In this update, the long awaited website update has arrrived. Take a look at the new Seeed Fusion homepage for some flashy graphics and an up to date summary of our services and capabilities. If you haven’t already, check it out here.

You will also see the new logo appearing more often around the site. Let us know what you think.

RP2040 now available in the OPL

The first microcontroller designed by Raspberry Pi, RP2040 combines powerful and efficient computing power into a small and inexpensive chip. With dual ARM Cortex-M0+ cores running at 133MHz and 6 independent banks of RAM, RP2040 offers users exceptional power and flexibility. Combined with Tensorflow Lite, RP2040 is ideal for Machine Learning applications.

As well as offering sponsorship and support for the RP2040 development boards; Raspberry Pico and XIAO RP2040, Seeed Fusion now offers the microcontroller chip in the Open Parts Library (OPL) for Seeed Fusion PCB Assembly orders.

As with all parts in the Seeed Open Part Library, these parts are in stock at Seeed’s facilities so users don’t need to worry about stock and lead times. In addition, RP2040 is available at discounted prices, from as low as $0.84USD each for 100 pieces or more. That’s currently cheaper than Digikey.

Get your RP2040 design manufactured with Seeed Fusion PCB Assembly service and take advantage of the OPL..

Pre-Purchase Parts for PCB Assembly

Juat about everyone in the electronics and manufacturing industries is aware or has been adversely affected by the chip crisis, and the consequences are predicted to have long lasting effects. To assist users with order fulfillment, Seeed Fusion can now take orders for parts in advance of the actual assembly order. This is ideal for chips or other parts that are in high demand and constantly going out of stock.

Fill out our web form to inquire about stock and reserve your parts now (for Seeed Fusion PCB Assembly orders only. We do not offer independent parts purchasing services. Advanced payment required).

That’s all for now. Let us know what you’d like to see in a future update and stay tuned for the next installment.

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March 2022