New Forum, an Example, and Colin got the Real Hardware
Well perhaps it seems crazy, but we shipped 100% of hardware we got in to backers. This meant Colin has only just nowreceived a copy of the 'official' kit... Read more
Bye, Bye, BORA!
Over the weekend we received the rest of the kits and we assembled and shipped the remaining BORA boards out!! Woo-hoo!!
There are a couple of address issues we have... Read more
Kits in, BORAs out...
We received ~200 of the last 500 kits the other day from our supplier and our super engineer, Kirsten, got them packed and shipped out today! Now we are staring... Read more
We've Received All the BORA Boards But...
We are now waiting on the kits - AAARRRRRRGGGHHHHH!
So the BORAs are all stacked up and ready to go, hundreds of boxes stacked on benches, under tables, in the... Read more
BORA is Back!
Last night we received a shipment of 200 BORA boards. We are going through inspection and test now and expect to start shipping them out tomorrow! We are hoping for... Read more
Where on Earth is BORA?
We placed our order weeks ago for the mass BORA order. We've been in contact with our assembly house every other day trying to get a fix on when they'll... Read more
Looks like most folks are receiving their rewards at international locations without problem. I have had a message about one issue where the customs folks wanted an invoice.
All international... Read more
Boards Shipped & the Updated Quickstart + Forum
The first big news is we've shipped a number of the initial orders. We ordered 110 boards with the assumption a few would fail (our manufacturing house doesn't do QA... Read more
Well, We're Jerks (but we're trying to save you)
The Christmas delivery won't happen even for those in the first 100 it looks like. On the plus side we've gotten some of the kits, so should be able to... Read more
Getting Ready for Shipments & Other Updates
Good news first - we did receive the first 100 orders! You can see a photo of the boards as arrived from our fab. Unfortunately we are still waiting on... Read more
Timeline Update #1
Just another quick update - our initial timeline & plan was for the manufacture to build up a few boards and test them at the plant. If they worked OK,... Read more
Photos of Assembly in Progress
We received photos of the in-progress assembly, so wanted to share them with you. See the two photos below.
A few things will change in the final version - they... Read more
Funded - What have we been doing?
Thanks again for all your support!
We've been spending the past week working on getting everything moving for our development. We'd been holding off on this post as were hoping... Read more
The Home Stretch - Update on First 100, $40K In Sights
I was hoping to have a photo of assembled or partially boards from the run of the first 100. Unfortunately that's not to be - I just got word the... Read more
New Pledge - Learn with a Friend Back (Bora-Bora)
Thanks once again for all your support! It looks like $30k is in sights, so should give you the ability to do some interesting AVR programming.
And in line with... Read more
Planned Starter Kit Contents
Well it looks like $25K goal will be reached! Here is a final version of what parts you should be getting in the starter kit with the higher quantity we... Read more
Arduino Programming Example & Starter Kit Contents
Alright, $20K goal reached on on the way to more! Thought you'd like a little update with some more concrete information - be sure to check out the video at... Read more
Wow - we've been blown away with this support! We're going to release some stretch goals now, so hopefully people can keep committing to make this project even better. Be... Read more
Almost Funded - First Order in, Upcomming Examples
Wow - thanks to all the backers, this project seems to have taken off in the past few days! This is just a quick update to keep you informed about... Read more
30% Done & Plans for the First Run
Thanks everyone for supporting us so far!We've been making good progress, and if the rate of funding keeps up should hit our goal no problem. We are preparing for... Read more