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WaRP7 Review

Posted by mconners Top Member Nov 8, 2016
So Element14  was nice enough to send me one of these little WaRP7 boards to do a little evaluation prior to the Road Test.   I hadn't heard of the board before, but when I looked into it, I was pretty impressed.   Some of the specs: NXP i.MX 7Solo applications processor, Cortex-A7 and Cortex-M4 core NXP PF3001 power management IC and BC3770 battery charger 3.7 v 100 mAh LiPo battery NXP  MPL3115A2 high precision barometer NXP FXOS8700  six-axis sensor combining an acce ...
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