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openQCM Open Source Device Important Notice

openQCM device is released as a scientific open source instrument, and it is intended solely for use for SCIENTIFIC, RESEARCH and DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION, DEMONSTRATION, OR EVALUATION PURPOSES and is not considered to be a finished end product fit for general consumer use.


Users handling the device must have electronics training and observe good engineering practice standards. As such, the goods being provided are not intended to be complete in terms of required design-, marketing-, and/or manufacturing-related protective considerations, including product safety and environmental measures typically found in end products for general consumer use. This open source instrument does not fall within the scope of the European Union directives regarding electromagnetic compatibility, restricted substances (RoHS), recycling (WEEE), FCC, CE or UL, and therefore may not meet the technical requirements of these directives or other related directives.


The user assumes all responsibility and liability for proper and safe handling of the goods. Further, the user indemnifies Novaetech Srl from all claims arising from the handling or use of the goods. Due to the open source construction and nature of the device, it is the user’s responsibility to take any and all appropriate precautions with regard to electrostatic discharge. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT OF THE INDEMNITY SET FORTH ABOVE, NEITHER PARTY SHALL BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.


Novaetech Srl currently deals with a variety of customers for products, and therefore our arrangement with the user is not


Novaetech Srl assumes no liability for applications assistance, customer product design, software performance, or infringement of patents or services described herein.

Please read the User’s Guide and, specifically, the Warnings and Restrictions notice in the User’s Guide prior to handling the product. This notice contains important safety information about temperatures, voltages and materials.


FCC Warning

It should generate, use, and radiate radio frequency energy and has not been tested for compliance with the limits of computing devices pursuant to part 15 of FCC rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection against radio frequency interference. Operation of this equipment in other environments may cause interference with radio communications, in which case the user at his own expense will be required to take whatever measures may be required to correct this interference


Important Notice 

Novaetech Srl reserves the right to make corrections, modifications, enhancements, improvements, and other changes to its products and services at any time and to discontinue any product or service without notice. Customers should obtain the latest relevant information before placing orders and should verify that such information is current and complete. All products are sold subject to Novaetech Srl terms and conditions of sale supplied at the time of order acknowledgment, which is available at this link https://store.openqcm.com/content/3-terms-and-conditions-of-use

Novaetech Srl assumes no liability for applications assistance or customer product design. Customers are responsible for their products and applications using Novaetech Srl devices and components. To minimize the risks associated with customer products and applications, customers should provide adequate design and operating safeguard.


Novaetech Srl does not warrant or represent that any license, either express or implied, is granted under any Novaetech Srl patent right, copyright, mask work right, or other Novaetech Srl intellectual property right relating to any combination, machine, or process in which Novaetech Srl componets, devices and services are used.


Information published by Novaetech Srl regarding third-party products or services does not constitute a license from Novaetech Srl to use such products or services or a warranty or endorsement thereof. Use of such information may require a license from a third party under the patents or other intellectual property of the third party, or a license from Novaetech Srl under the license or other intellectual property of Novaetech Srl.


Reproduction of Novaetech Srl information in openQCM website, data books or data sheets is permissible only if reproduction is in agreement with creative common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) available here https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ 
and is accompanied by all associated warranties, conditions, limitations, and notices. Reproduction of this information with alteration is an unfair and deceptive business practice. TI is not responsible or liable for such altered documentation. Information of third parties may be subject to additional restrictions.


Resale of openQCM devices and services and Novaetech Srl devices or services with statements different from or beyond the parameters stated by Novaetech Srl for that product or service voids all express and any implied warranties for the associated Novaetech Srl product or service and is an unfair and deceptive business practice. Novaetech Srl is not responsible or liable for any such statements.


Novaetech Srl components, devices and services are not authorized for use in safety-critical applications (such as life support) where a failure of the Novaetech Srl product would reasonably be expected to cause severe personal injury or death. Users represent that they have all necessary expertise in the safety and regulatory ramifications of their applications, and acknowledge and agree that they are solely responsible for all legal, regulatory and safety-related requirements concerning their products and any use of Novaetech Srl components, devices and services in such safety-critical applications, notwithstanding any applications related information or support that may be provided by Novaetech Srl . Further, Buyers must fully indemnify Novaetech Srl and its representatives against any damages arising out of the use of Novaetech Srl device in such safety-critical applications. 


Novaetech Srl components, devices and services are neither designed nor intended for use in military/aerospace applications or. Buyers / users acknowledge and agree that any such use of Novaetech Srl products which Novaetech Srl has not designated as military grade is solely at the Buyer’s / User’s risk, and that they are solely responsible for compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements in connection with such use. 


Novaetech Srl components, devices and services are neither designed nor intended for use in automotive applications or environments Buyers / Users acknowledge and agree that, if they use any non-designated products in automotive applications, Novaetech Srl will not be responsible for any failure to meet such requirements.