Winding this thing down!
We received 92 tested Partnerboard kits from HL Electronics, and have handed them off to Makertronic to be shipped. This is enough to ship to everyone who's squared up!!! We... Read more
Manufacturing (Testing!!!) & Software Status
We've had a busy go of things since our last update! Besides Stephen changing companies at his day job (and now working from home a lot less), some random day... Read more
New assembly company is working well!
After being displeased with how long it was taking our old assembly contractor to finish up the Displayboards, we moved our business for Partnerboards to another local company, HL Electronics. ... Read more
Merry Christmas! and Happy Holidays!
Working on Christmas.
Please see our latest software updates and new drivers on the two Github repositories. We are still in progress with switching the repos to the OpenBrite github.... Read more
Verify your shipping address & T-shirt size!
Address editing is now enabled for people still awaiting products!
We have fielded several requests to update shipping addresses, and have so far had to track that manually. Now it... Read more
Production Update - Oct. 27
All the Wall POWAH assembly is done!
We have finished assembling all 200 Wall POWAH boards we ordered from the board house. This means 1/4 of Partnerboard production is finished.... Read more
Manufacturing News and $79 Backers
The first of the $79 backer kits will begin to ship this coming week.
We know that things have been taking far too long and... Read more
Manufacturing Status 10/9
First off, to those Early Backers who have received their panels, let us know how they're going! Post on our forums, Twitter, Facebook, or here. We're anxious to see how... Read more
New boards being made while we just made a Web server!
Now that all the re-design work has been finished, manufacturing is commencing once again! We ordered a new round of Partnerboards from Texas Circuitry, including our functional Battery POWAH board... Read more
Production Update - Sep. 15 (Battery Board Success!)
Hey everyone! We now present to you statistics & performance metrics on our Battery POWAH boards. The Rev 2.1 boards (with proper processes used in production) ended up performing just... Read more
Firmware 3.4 Published to GitHub
Those of you seeking even better performance from your Displayboards may wish to update to the new firmware (3.4) just released to GitHub. Here's a link: https://github.com/LEDgoes/Firmware57 This firmware runs... Read more
Shipping some more panels
We decided not to keep the $39 backer crew waiting on the accessories any longer, since they're only receiving Displayboards and really don't need to be waiting on battery boards... Read more
Production Update - Aug. 25
We are just as anxious to finally get everything shipped -- perhaps moreso than you all are to receive them! (Yes, that's a lotof anxiety.) However, there are still... Read more
Battery POWAH... Whew!
First, in less exciting news...
I managed to obtain a Windows Phone 8 device from the nice developer ambassadors at Microsoft who were sympathetic to my cause. If any of... Read more
Production Update - July 8
Five Big Things!
After carefully going over all the options for our Battery POWAH board, including capacitors, inductors, voltage dividers, switch placement, and which pins to leave floating, we have... Read more
Exciting stuff at SoHacks - the San Antonio Hackathon
We have been busy for the past couple weeks preparing a simple Windows Phone app called "SpeechPipe" (now on the Windows Phone Marketplace) that will make us eligible to receive... Read more
Support Forums, User Guides, and Software Update
The new Support Forums are available on http://www.ledgoes.com by clicking on the “Forums” link on the top of the page. The direct link is http://www.ledgoes.com/?page_id=130. Gotta love Wordpress. Since not... Read more
Quick update for May 27... :)
Today is the day that Makertronic shall begin shipping! I will be on them to make sure the rewards will go out to the Early Backers as soon as possible.... Read more
Production Update - May 13
The first 62 boards to be shipped to the earliest of Early Backers (i.e. those with only Displayboards, no Partnerboards) have been vetted, selected, and handed back to Makertronic for... Read more
Production Update - Apr. 25: Behold!
At last, our firmware has reached a happy place! The errors in the display at high baud rates have been fixed. The display is now capable of running at 1... Read more
Production Update - Apr. 22
All this excitement between the remaining shipments coming in, boards finally being completed and picked up, and tax time (not to mention that we haven't given up our real day... Read more
Those of you itching for a good LEDgoes Mobile App, READ THIS NOW!
VOTE FOR Brainwash TO MAKE THE LEDGOES iOS APP at http://brainwashinc.com/dentonapp !
I've been very busy lately trying to oversee manufacturing & suppliers, and in my downtime, I've been... Read more
Production Update - Apr. 6
Makertronic is hard at work producing LEDgoes boards!
Here's what they've gotten done on the P&P thus far:
There are more boards that have been assembled by hand as... Read more
Production Update - Mar. 5
It was a very busy & productive last few days for us!
- We successfully tested a 1 MILLION BAUD communication rate between the software & the LEDgoes matrix... Read more
Production Update - Feb. 18
The LEDgoes Firmware has been finished, and you can check it out now on our GitHub page! It includes several nice features, including the ability for you to change each... Read more
Production Update - Feb. 10
LEDgoes Displayboards are rolling off the line and will hopefully be finished soon. We are working with the manufacturer to pick up some panels tomorrow for... Read more
Manufacturing Status #2 - Looking Better
We have sourced headers at last, and the order has already come in from overseas and just arrived in Memphis, TN. FedEx expects it to get to us by Friday,... Read more
Pictures from Texas Circuitry
For those of you who would like to see the steps of PCB production, here are the pictures from the manufacturing process at Texas Circuitry! Now you can see these... Read more
Three Updates In One!
As we enter the Thanksgiving holiday here in the United States, LEDgoes has many things to be grateful for, namely you our loyal backers, and we have been working feverishly... Read more
Manufacturing Order Being Placed!
This new video shows the final draft prior to manufacturing! Featured are the Gen 3 protos in all their glory, which are 99% like the ones you'll be receiving, except... Read more
Finalized the DisplayBoards
Hey guys, we have gone through Build-up and Testing.
Currently Working with Manufacturers to get these built up and in your hands!
The ceramic Oscillators you receive will be slightly... Read more
We are so excited and grateful for your generous showing of support for LEDgoes! Now that the project has funded, we will be finishing off our designs and going into... Read more
3D-Printed Cases for $99+ Backers!
Our "ALL TEH THINGS" backers had inquired about our first Stretch Goal - were they eligible for a second T-shirt if they were already getting one in their pledge? Well... Read more
Latest Board Design
Below is a picture of what we hope will be the final board design -- the one we'll send to the big fab for our first production run. We ordered... Read more
Bluetooth Control For Android, and Zigbee Update!
We whipped up the first working version of our Android app not too long ago, and wanted to share how easy it is to control LEDgoes from your Android device!... Read more
First Stretch Goal reached!
It's heartwarming to see the support we've gotten for LEDgoes during our Kickstarter campaign. We now have over 200 backers, and at $17,429 in total pledges between Kickstarter & pre-orders... Read more
Modular case now on Thingverse!
See it here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:140689
Download now if you own a 3D printer and/or don't feel like waiting on our injection molds... :-P Later on, we'll get models posted for double-row matrices... Read more
Spiffy modular cases!
Initial case designs have been 3D printed and tested on the Gen 2 prototypes! For this run, we used orange ABS plastic. There are a variety of colors available at... Read more
Preliminary PCB Designs
Thought that we would convert some of our PCB designs into Fritzing format (easier for beginners than Eagle).
Here are some of the Pictures!
The USB and BT... Read more
How To Run Animations On LEDgoes
This video shows you how to display animations on your LEDgoes matrix. I'll also describe it to you here in text. First, create an animation equivalent to the size of... Read more
Preview: LEDgoes Font Maker
Yet another feature that sets LEDgoes apart from most other LED matrix solutions is the ability to quickly & easily create fonts using a software font editor. Simply indicate which... Read more
T-Shirt Design - Customizable Pixel Art
Each T-shirt is a Soft Cotton (nice shirts you will actually wear) and come with 3 Washable markers (Yellow, Green, Red).
It is a White silkscreen on a Black shirt... Read more
Stretch Goals Posted!
LEDgoes is taking off! We have an awesome T-shirt design to show you and it will be on KS TODAY! The T-Shirt, like everything else, Designed and Printed in Texas! ... Read more
Woot! Already funded!
Wow, we went to bed last night and wake up to a fully FUNDED project in ~9 hours!
150% at 13 hours!
We feel like our dog, Pear in the... Read more