How to program the PCB Assembly?
While preparing the "PCB Assembly" rewards, I had some difficulties programming the microcontroller. I was trying to make a little connector to access the 4 PDI interface pads, but the... Read more
Backlight Holder Ready
The mold company has finished the mold:
And I finally received the backlight samples this week:
After many different prints, with different kinds of printers:
And the backlight fits ok... Read more
LCD Backlight Progress
As mentioned on previous updates, the LCD backlight / holder has been holding me back for some time. I finally have a design that I am comfortable with, I am... Read more
February 2015 update
I am still working on the LCD holder. My mechanical engineer and I are trying to make improvements on the rigidity of the part and also being careful with tolerance... Read more
Christmas 2014 Update
Sorry for the delays, the project is still moving forward.
I have received 50 PCB assemblies and other parts for the "Hacker Special" and "PCB Assembly" backers.
Below... Read more
Current status - October
Still doing progress, although slowly.
So I contacted a few watch factories. Unfortunately I will not be able to work with any of them because of their... Read more
Hello backers! Sorry for the lack of updates, the project is moving slowly...
I have been having difficulties with the design of the enclosure. Compared to my other projects,... Read more
A quick 3D update
We have made progress with the mechanical part of the design, we are still working on it, but I thought you may like to see the current state.... Read more
Not much progress since my last update. I have been very busy with work and family. But I need to keep the project going even if I am... Read more
Milestone reached: Beta units shipped.
All Beta units have been shipped to the Beta Testers. Please keep in mind that there is a lot to do and the little that has been implemented has lots... Read more
How to build an Oscilloscope Watch
Hello KickStarters! Assembling the Beta units has been taking longer than expected, it is very time consuming. I also had some roadblocks when developing the USB bootloader, which has to... Read more
Beta testers parts arrived
I finally have all the pieces to build the Beta units. The PCB assemblies arrived from the factory in China and I have been running my 3D printer non-stop all... Read more
A package with parts to build the Beta units has been sitting in customs for about 4 weeks. It's really frustrating. The factory in China filled all the... Read more
Beta PCB assemblies on order
Sorry for the delay, I've been pretty busy these last few weeks. Here is my monthly report.
I have done some minor changes to the schematics:
-... Read more
Thank you. An amazing last day of the campaign.
Thanks for believing in this project. I love designing electronics and this project was an idea I wanted to work on... Read more
We have reached our goal! Thanks to all my backers!
The campaign end this Sunday before midnight (Eastern Time).
A last push
This Saturday I will be at Miami Mini... Read more
Only 6% to reach the goal...
We are about to reach the goal. We have recovered some momentum after updating the video and promoting the project on the Internet, let's keep that momentum going!
Anything you... Read more
Time to promote the project!
I have been working hard on the prototype this last week, the prototype is working and I have been adding more functions to the firmware. I made a new project... Read more
This last week I have been working on the enclosure design. It is still far from the final design, but it is starting to take shape!
Some of the changes:
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New PCB on order...
I've spent the last week working on the PCB for the next prototype.
Changes to the schematic:
1) I have added an extra white LED to distribute the... Read more
Since my last update, I have been testing out the circuit and improving the design. I have been working on the firmware and adding the watch specific functions. The schematics... Read more
Prototype #2 working, video updated.
I updated the project video. I am also including T-Shirts as a new reward.
The first step in designing the Oscilloscope Watch was to take... Read more