Past, present, and future (oh, and a promo code)
Almost exactly a year ago today, each and every one of you played a part in transforming pixelstick from a prototype and a dream into the amazing creative... Read more
What's the haps?
Hopefully the firmware update went well for everyone! Instagram, Facebook, tumblr, etc are brimming with beautiful new pixelstick shots that are color corrected and looking great. Here’s what’s... Read more
New Firmware available - White Balance!
Great news! We've just released pixelstick's first firmware update to support White Balance. Since these LEDs tend to have a bluish cast to them, many of you might... Read more
Pixelstick around the world
It's been a busy week since we last updated. A large number of pixelsticks have landed already and more to come. A few general points of interest:
Social... Read more
Addressing issues: Brackets and Battery Cables
We’re well into shipping at this point and feeling pretty good about the progress we’re making. Many of you have received your pixelstick and are sharing your images... Read more
Steady As She Goes
As planned, we’ve been furiously shipping all week. So far, very few hiccups. Many of you have already received your pixelstick and begun shooting - seeing your images... Read more
Ship, Ship, Hooray!
You'll (hopefully) all be excited to learn that we received our first shipment of pixelstick late last week.
The news is (primarily) great - we started by spot... Read more
To-Do List Truncation
To our US Backers: Happy (belated) Independence Day! To our British backers: as far as we’re concerned, it’s all water under the bridge. To everyone else: we hope... Read more
Tally-ho and sally forth
“To reach a port we must set sail –
Sail, not tie at anchor
Sail, not drift.” - Franklin Roosevelt
A few days ago, sunburned and jet lagged, we landed... Read more
Sights & Flights (& Shenzen Nights)
Hey everyone! Many of you are eager for news so we’ll launch right into it.
In about 3 hours we embark on what we affectionately call the Double Red Eye,... Read more
The weeks since we last checked in have been busy and at times frustrating. We’ve made steady progress towards the goal of shipping pixelstick to you, but not... Read more
Add-ons and Addenda
We come bearing tidings. You'll be relieved to know that our fix for the chip shortage is flawless - the replacement chip comes from the same family, so there... Read more
The Good, The Bad, and the Beautiful
"March is the month of expectation,
The things we do not know,
The Persons of prognostication
Are coming now.”
... Read more
Update #7 - If I Tooled you once, I Tooled you a thousand times
Duncan & Steve here, reporting in during our run of record-breakingly gross weather here in the Northeast to give you the skinny on all things pixelstick.
To save... Read more
Aloha, future pixelstickers. It's been a bit since we checked in. There's been a few requests for tutorials, which we simply haven't had a chance to get out and shoot... Read more
Wild Blue Yonder
Hey official Kickstarter backers! We can say "official" now because, as you know, a few days ago we reached the end of our campaign. What can we say other than... Read more
Well, we're rounding the bend on our last few days of the campaign. It's been an exciting, inspiring, and extremely busy few weeks, and we're happy to report... Read more
Go Go Gadget Giftcard
We've had a bunch of messages from folks wondering what to do if they want to give pixelstick as a gift. It's a good question! We had a think on... Read more
Funded and then some!
It's been another wonderful week at Bitbanger Labs. As soon as it became apparent, sometime last Thursday, that pixelstick was destined to be born unto the world, we... Read more
What a start! Happy Halloween!
We're utterly amazed at the response pixelstick has gotten so far. Effusive coverage in Gizmodo, Fstoppers, Colossal, and Popphoto, as well as all the wonderful emails and tweets we've... Read more