Changing Directions on Shipping
After packing up the first 50 boxes for the $54 tier, I decided that packing USPS flat-rate boxes is for the birds. The packaging is spartan, the presentation wasn't right,... Read more
Batch one is here!
Just got the first batch of freeSoC boards in! I've been spending the past hour packing these for shipment, but I figured I should give you all a sneak peek.... Read more
Production is underway! Shipments start next week!
I received the first fully assembled boards on Friday of last week. I've tested them and they came out great. Our manufacturer, Twisted Traces, is now assembling the... Read more
Quick update on production
Since a few people have started asking about the production timeline, I wanted to post a quick update to keep everyone in the loop.
I've currently received just... Read more
New boards, new website!
Happy holidays everyone!
I've got some good tidings to share with you.
First, our new website is up at http://freesoc.net/ complete with forums, blogs, tutorials, and more!
Second, our new boards... Read more
Part delays and new panels
Well I've got some bad news, and some good news.
The bad news is that one of the parts on the board, the FX2LP microcontroller (used for programming and debug),... Read more
Lots of good news!
I've spent the past few weeks organizing the production process around freeSoC, and I'm excited to share some news from the front line with all of... Read more
Collaboration with smARtDUINO!
We're excited to announce a collaboration between smARtDUINO and freeSoC!
For those of you not familiar, smARtDUINO is a project on kickstarter aiming to enable hobbyists to quickly prototype their... Read more
New Renderings of Final Version of freeSoC Board
Check out the attached images for renderings of the final board. Here you can see the new JST connector and 3V/5V power switch.
Once our prototypes come in, we'll shoot... Read more
Pre-orders now available!
For those of you who wish to order additional boards, or those of you with jealous friends who missed out on the Kickstarter campaign, we're now offering pre-orders online.
Our... Read more
Web store coming soon
Wanted to give everyone a quick update on the status of the project as a whole.
We've got our last prototype boards on the way, and will be testing/verifying them... Read more
One last bit of good news!
So I've decided to add a feature to the board: it will now be switchable between 3.3V and 5V, based on a jumper selection. This will make it fully Arduino-shield... Read more
We did it!
Thanks to all your support, we've reached our goal! Now, lets see how far we can go. Keep on spreading the word!
We just received our latest prototype boards, and... Read more
You asked, we listened!
Thanks again everyone for all the support so far! We're just over halfway to our goal!
We made a number of updates to the board, based on feedback from... Read more
Questions Answered, and Thanks for all the support so far!
I've posted some FAQ answers to some common questions I've been receiving regarding Arduino compatibility and mounting holes.
I've also posted a pin diagram showing you a detailed view of... Read more