MiniTiouner hardware Version 2
The Minitiouner hardware is designed for home construction and consists of the 3 main components described on these wiki pages - to build the unit you only need to buy the following and then download the free MiniTioune software.
- The USB interface is available ready programmed from the BATC shop.
- The main version 2 PCB can be bought from the BATC shop. New builders will use the Serit tuner and version 2 PCB only.
- The tuner or NIM. The Serit unit covering 143 - 2450 MHz is available from the BATC shop
- All other components are available from normal suppliers.
MiniTiouner main PCB
The main PCB contains the power supply for the 5, 3.3 and 1 volt rails and there are 2 variants of the MiniTiouner main PCB - as of April 2017 new builders should only refer to the version 2 build documentation.
Version 2 - April 2017 onwards
As from April 2017 ONLY the version 2 PCB designed by Mike G0MJW is available from the BATC - new builders should use this version which takes the wide coverage Serit Tuner enabling coverage from 140 - 2500 MHz without any external upconverters.