Progress slow but steady
Hey, we haven't forgotten about you. We completed 9 Chonogram2 faceplate including 2 redos and one custom remote controlled German 1440 Chronogram 2 that has a 1440 time sentences stored... Read more
Open Hardware Summit
While you were patiently waiting for your Chronograms, WyoLum was goofing off in NYC at the open hardware summit. If you are interested how WyoLum works, David Pincus presented "WyoLum... Read more
Chronogram2 assembly is coming along. We have updated the design to take advantage of glass panel from the RIBBA frame itself. This entailed using magnets instead of screws to avoid having to... Read more
Chronogram2 Faceplates ordered!
Here's the news from this week:
- CG2 faceplate prototype completed (as shown in the photos below) with newly designed laser cut light baffles and laser etched painted glass ... Read more
Hello backers! To date we have shipped all but 5 ClockTHREEjr's. If you are one of the few still waiting please accept our apologies - we have not forgotten you!... Read more
Wrapping up ClockTHREEjr... on to CHRONOGRAM
We have about 20 more ClockTHREEjr Kits and clocks to send. Then we will finally get to the multi-board CHRONOGRAM clocks. First article should be posted here next week.
Amy has returned from vacation in the west and is getting us caught up with the shipping. One thing I have learned over the last week is how difficult this... Read more
Hey, this is a quick note to let you know I will be shipping as many as I can of the remaining ClockTHREEjr Clocks and Kits this week.
Thanks for... Read more
Joseph Kony Bracelets Included.
Hey ClockTHREE Jr. fans! My name is Elizabeth Shaw, I'm the kid in the video. I'm 12 years old and I do the charity giving for our household. Why I mention... Read more
Some Clocks Shipped!
When we finished shipped all the kits we could (we are still waiting on a several faceplates) we started in on the clocks! I have to say I am really... Read more
ATTN Kit Makers!
We are so happy with the successful completion of many kits as well as the many great complements! Thank you all so much for joining WyoLum on this adventure.
A... Read more
CR2032 Postage Issue.
The United States Post Office (USPS) recently changed their regulations regarding the international shipping of batteries. We can no longer ship the coin cell battery that supplies power to the... Read more
After two customs delays (coming and going) and a major faceplate fiasco, we have finally begun shipping ClockTHREEjr kits. Thank you all for all of your patience! We are so... Read more
Clock Boards Arrive from Seeed Studio!!!!
The boards are finally freed after a week tied up in US customs. They look great! I am making a trip to pick up another load of faceplates on Saturday,... Read more
Parts Shipped from Seeed Studio.
The PCBs and electrical components are on their way from Seeed Studio! We expect to finish up the Faceplate re-work the first week of June. We will be shipping kits... Read more
Chronogram2 English Faceplate design now available for comment
Hello backers! This week Justin and I created the first two board clock faceplate. The chronogram2 English2_v1 faceplate is available for comment on the forums: http://forum.wyolum.com/showthread.php?tid=56.
The Wyolum Text Format... Read more
Production Photos Look Amazing!
Production is taking longer than expected. There are a lot of LEDs!
To tide us over Nana Chou, of Seeed Studio, took these amazing photos of the production line.... Read more
Electronics Shipping May 16th.
We are back on track after the last update, thanks in part to the generous show of support from several of you! (See last update if you don't... Read more
Crap, what can I say?
I friggin' blew it! Yesterday Grandmama and I drove down to visit Angus Hines and pick up the faceplates. It took me until today to... Read more
shop.wyolum.com back up.
We are back in business. As you know, our e-commerce site was hacked a couple of weeks ago. David Pincus has been working diligently to get us back on line. It looks... Read more
My Mom (better known as Grandmama spoken with flair on the second "ma") figured out how to map all of the cities ClockTHREEjr will be headed.
Find your pin on... Read more
130 Faceplates ordered.
Wow! We just completed the first 130 unique faceplate designs! They turned out great. We made the lot of them available for your enjoyment.
Mean while the boards and... Read more
Backplates Ready, Baffles Next!
So the bad news is that the validation board that we sent to Seeed Studio is held up in customs! They have proceeded with board manufacture so we hope the... Read more
We are very excited to have the surveys coming back in. We've also started invoicing some of you for the add-ons like the RIBBA frame and the FTDI cables. Thank... Read more
Fonts and more fonts
We've posted a pdf file with several font choices: some standards like Helvetica, and some not so standard like "The Girl Next Door" (really, that is what its called). Get... Read more
Boards on the way!
Just a quick update to let you know we are still very busy with your clocks!
After some final arrangements were made, we finally got the boards and parts on... Read more
Boards on the way!
It was another exciting week at WyoLum. We received the first shipment of LEDs, over 14000 of them. Wow, that is a lot of LEDs! Also, we finalized... Read more
CREE LED Market Cornered!
We've ordered 50,000 LEDs and cornered the market. The good news is that, if all goes well, CREE can meet our demand just in time. That is a lot... Read more
The end of the beginning
It has been a fantastic, exciting, busy, whirlwind of a month! Let's review what just happened.
WyoLum volunteers from around the globe, many of whom have never met in person,... Read more
Announcing English reference designs (for public comment)
What an exciting month it has been! Thank you all for your support.
I am pleased to share with you three proposed reference designs for English faceplates. To... Read more
Test boards arrive! 48 Hours to go!
We changed the board design a bit from the initial run of ClockTHREEjrs, so we decided to proof the changes with a small batch of boards. We submitted... Read more
Three days and counting!
We just passed 1000% of our initial goal. Wow. Thank you!
Upgrades to the limited edition two and three board versions are now available in limited quantities - simply... Read more
New Rewards for Multi-board clocks!
The team has been busy creating even more clock options... we are pleased to offer new options for TWO and THREE board word clocks. The two board option has a... Read more
One week until Leap-day!
We will close the fund raising period of this project on Leap-day, one week from today. The response from you, all of you backers, has been amazing, surprising, and heartwarming,
One final... Read more
Guest blogger: Jasper Blacketer
Today's project update comes from backer Jasper Blacketer's blog. Jasper highlights what this project is all about: Hack this clock to make it your own and maybe even learn something... Read more
Board layout completed!
Hello again backers and welcome to update #5. The team has completed the board layout and bill of materials (BOM). We've sent the design files to our production facility for a prototype... Read more
New language added: FRENCH
Happy Valentines day, backers!
Kickstarter backer and Wyolum affiliate, Vincent-Gabriel Vallée, has written a cool little web app to display a custom ClockTHREEjr word clock animation in french. Check it... Read more
18 days and counting...
Hello again Backers and welcome to update #3. What's new this week? Anool has been putting some finishing touches on the PCB design. Justin wrote an IR remote controlled 'space... Read more
Tips for designing a great faceplate
Hello again to our wonderful backers. You guys ROCK! We are completely blown away by your support. Fully funded in under 36 hours - Wow!
As questions come in we... Read more
while we wait.....
...for the project deadline, here are a few pictures for you to see how the C3jr looks like in the flesh. This is my own C3jr_v1.
C3jr_v2 will be similar... Read more