It keeps getting better...
1) The latest firmware for the Xprotolab Portable is 2.26. Updating the firmware is documented in section 9.2 of the manual.
2) A new open source, multi-platform PC... Read more
If you have enjoyed the Xprotolab...
A new campaign
If you have enjoyed the Xprotolab and have found it useful, then you might be interested in my new KickStarter campaign: The Oscilloscope Watch!
The Oscilloscope Watch... Read more
The final update!
A BIG THANKS TO ALL MY BACKERS!
You helped me turn my idea into a real product. I hope that you find the device useful, I encourage you to provide... Read more
Last pieces in transit
The last pieces of the puzzle are in transit from China. The probes should arrive on Monday, and the enclosures should arrive by Friday.
I am currently programming and testing... Read more
A quick update and a few pictures. To summarize, everything is on schedule.
PCB Assemblies: Arrived and working as expected.
Graphic Overlays: I just received an email saying... Read more
During the week of my last update, I had placed the orders for all the remaining pieces of the project. Here is the latest update from all the factories:
- PCB... Read more
A lovely update
On Valentine's Day, an update you will love...
I am done fine tuning the enclosure design. I also have the overlay design ready, and I have been testing... Read more
Quick 3D update #2, The enclosure...
The mechanical engineer is almost done with the enclosure, I bought a 3D printer to check the model and make sure everything looks good before making the mold. Here is... Read more
First prototype built
I received the PCBs Monday morning and by the afternoon I had two units built. I handed one unit to the mechanical engineer so he can work on the enclosure... Read more
Quick 3D update
I have begun the design of the enclosure with the help of a mechanical engineer.
The first step was to create a 3D model of the board:
The grey box... Read more
1) Schematics updated: the complexity of the cables has been moved to the board.
2) PCB ordered! (big milestone here).
3) Requesting quotes for new cables.
4) New carrying... Read more
Hey!, how about an update?
In a sentence
Very busy this last month, yet so much left to do.
1) Schematics updated:
a) Modified ESD protection.
b) Added a step up converter... Read more
How are things going?
I am preparing a build of 1000 units, I am trying to have everything ready for production for early January, so the factory in China has... Read more
Just a quick thank you...
Once again... Thanks!
Curve Tracer Probe
Now, many people missed the last update where I offered the V/I probe for an additional $5 to their pledge. Not to worry, we... Read more
Very close to reaching the $50K stretch goal... 9 hours to go...
With your help, the Xprotolab Portable is one step closer to becoming a real product. Thanks for your support!
We are very close to the $50k stretch goal, but I'm... Read more
1st Stretch Goal reached!
We are beyond $35,000 !!!
Thanks everyone for your support!, Every backer receiving an Xprotolab ($80 reward and up), will also get a standard 3.5mm male to male cable. There... Read more
Planning ahead... And Show and Tell
136% Funded and 7 days to go! Very close to reaching the first stretch goal!
Since the project will be funded, I have already started placing orders and... Read more
The schematics have been updated. I welcome feedback. These are the changes:
1) 5V Tolerant digital inputs
I have added a voltage translator chip on the logic port (74LVC245). This... Read more
Show and Tell. Updating Schematics: Improved Specifications
A quick update: I will be joining Adafruit's Show and Tell tonight at 9:30pm EST. Sorry for the short notice, but I wasn't sure I was going to participate. I... Read more
Success! + Stretch Goals...
Thanks to everyone. Thank you!
With your help, we have achieved our initial goal, but there are still 12 days to go. Now it's time to stretch the goals!
GOAL... Read more
Ok, ok, ok, my first video was too simple and I assumed that people knew the Xprotolab already, or would check the Xprotolab on my website. I have uploaded a... Read more