Terra Tuesday: Windscreen

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It's time for another Terra Tuesday update!

This past week, the custom sewn windscreen assembly has arrived. This is the final sample of the windscreen, which on approval, will kick off it's mass production. This will be one of the several techniques used to reduce unwanted wind noise when listening to Terra.

 This material will go under the grid end of the Terra, as you see in this close up picture. Note, that as I mentioned last update, that weird gap next to the grate will go away in the next case revision. They are making tweaks to the die currently.

Overall, we found the fit to be perfect. We are now testing the wind reduction properties to see if we need to make any last second adjustments. None are expected though.

Noise Cuprit 

We have narrowed down the noise to something a bit unexpected: an impedance mismatch of the WiFi antenna. We are adjusting this antenna's properties to reduce the impulse noise we were seeing in some instances. I am spending this week to test this, and if all goes well, we will order the new version of the printed circuit board.

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