All packages shipped! (Unless you didn't fill out your survey)
The last few packages are going in the mail today! Everyone who filled out their survey should already have their shipment, or will receive it in the next few days.... Read more
News and Shipping Update
All of the wave 1 rewards have been shipped! Wave 2 kits began shipping out yesterday and will continue shipping over the next few days. You should receive... Read more
The how-to video is ready! It's not perfect, but I know everyone is eager to see how this thing is built. I tried to go into as much detail as... Read more
Now that most of the BackerKit surveys have been completed, shipping can begin! If you haven't completed your survey or finalized your shipping address, please do so. Shipping of... Read more
Shutdown Button Clarification
I need to clarify that the shutdown parts will be included for free in all DIY Kits. The $3 shutdown upgrade option only applies to those that ordered an ASSEMBLED... Read more
Backerkit Survey Reminder
The “last” day to make final updates to your order is Friday 13th. After this date, I will lock your reward selections and charge cards for add-on purchases, pledge upgrades,... Read more
Backerkit surveys have been sent!
I have sent out emails with a special link to BackerKit surveys . It is important to respond to your survey as quickly as you can since I need this... Read more
I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season and are looking forward to an exciting new year! I have been very busy preparing kits, although I did take... Read more
Shutdown Button Stretch Goal and Survey Information
At this point it seems unlikely that we will hit the $25,000 stretch goal for the Shutdown Button Upgrade. Therefore, this is what I have decided to do. Regardless of... Read more
Important Update About SD Card Add-Ons!
Unfortunately due to software licensing issues I will NOT be able to include the Lakka emulation software with the SD cards. Some of the emulator programs that Lakka is built... Read more
Pledge Add-Ons Now Available
These faceplates come in a variety of attractive colors. Faceplates can be easily swapped out in the cartridge at any time.
You can add now additional items to your pledge... Read more
Free Software Included!
A totally free version of the Lakka (http://www.lakka.tv/) operating system, customized specifically for the Pi3Cart will be made available via download. If you would prefer your software be pre-installed, a... Read more
New Stretch Goal - Fiber Optic Shutdown Button - $25,000
I could not be happier with how this upgrade turned out! By popular demand, we now have a shutdown button option. There is very limited space on the faceplate and... Read more
New Stretch Goal - Fiber Optic Status LED Upgrade - $18,000
I personally love this one! It always bothered me that I couldn't see the status LEDs on the Raspberry Pi. When we hit this stretch goal, everyone will receive the... Read more
New Stretch Goal - Laser Cut Faceplate - $9000
At $9000 we'll include a black acrylic face plate cut on a professional laser cutter. Thank you to all the backers and remember to help spread the word. Let's... Read more
Stretch Goal - Custom Pi3Cart Label - $8,000
My good friend Dave created a great custom label for the Pi3Cart. If we hit $8,000 every kit will include a professionally printed copy of this label.
Production and Shipping News
Parts are coming in and production has begun! All of the boards for the first round of assembled kits have been stripped of their USB and Ethernet ports and are... Read more
Home From Vacation
I have an admission to make. I launched this project while I was on vacation at Disney World with my family. I never expected the Kickstarter community to embrace the... Read more
400% on Day 1!
I am amazed at how quickly this project is taking off! I cannot thank my backers enough! Remember to keep sharing the Pi3Cart project with your friends and spread the... Read more
We reached our goal!
Wow! We reached our funding goal in less than than 12 hours! Thank you to all my backers! Remember to tell your friends and let's see how far we can... Read more