When I say breadboard that’s generalist, not necessarily the plastic multipin things but RF specific stuff. Which can simply be a copper ground plane and everything mounted ‘dead bug’ style. Prototype to final layout will always bring changes but as long as these things are known then they can be compensated for. Working at HF but with very short lead/trace lengths is advantageous when it comes to mitigating strays.
I got a read with my Purewrist PAY on that Verifone MX 915 terminal that was giving me trouble. The issue is that some of the terminals have a huge metal clamp holding them, and others have a proper armature screwed into the back center.
I was able to get a read no problem on the unit on an armature by placing the implant horizontally against the black area above the LCD. I still haven’t been able to find the sweet spot on the ones with the clamp. I think the large body of metal is affecting the field shape
Not to drag this out again, but shouldn’t the question be “How would you feel when you will no longer use your Purewrist after daily use with it?” It will expire after all Or is the replacement date already in your agenda?
The comment was more a joke on the feedback form to confuse the reviewer. I hold no allegiance to this payment implant, it’s a tool just like my others. Even if it does last for 3 years, I’ll almost certainly have it removed before then. I semi-regularly switch out obsolete implants for newer ones. Thus is the nature of “upgrades”. Even someone with a prosthetic leg has them tuned up and switched out regularly.
The Apex is about to become available at the beginning of next year, so I’ll likely be able to use that for payment before this one expires. If not I’ll just switch out for another (probably better) payment solution, when the time comes
Holy crap! Okay, I didn’t realize. I had assumed you were okay with switching out every 3 years because you had to, but I didn’t realize you actually opened yourself up on a regular basis for upgrading.
We really are different: the less I breach my skin the better I feel Although I might consider doing it more often if the logistics to do so out here in the sticks weren’t so complicated: the only installer I’d trust with scalpel work is 400 miles from my place, so it’s not like I can decide to implant something on a whim, sadly.
With a crucial difference: there’s no blood or stitches involved - if the prosthetist knows what he’s doing anyway. And you can DIY.
Yeah, that’s the truth. I’m truly lucky because of my location that I have a trustworthy body mod artist about 40 minutes away. It’s so much more difficult to get the installs done in most places. I wish there was more we could do to connect people with qualified artists or doctors, but it’s inherently word of mouth because of the varied regulations on this grey market.
Still waiting for my purewrist to get verified because of my stupid 1/2 address… Overall giving me a bit of pause about stuffing something into my body that I might be dependent on third party support channels and their vendors decisions for… But we’ll see how i feel when I get verified.
They’ve been great, super responsive— Just seems that it’s out of their hands in their verification vendor’s paws who I’m sure are a big old corporate nightmare sort of company. That’s the dependency chain I hadn’t really thought through…
But I still think I’m going to do it if I ever get approved!