Three new shields! Cases! International shipping reminder! Paying for extras!
As always - thanks again to our wonderful backers, you've all done a great job spreading the word - things are slowing down a bit on here, but gearing up behind the scenes!
We're going to do a special run of acrylic laser cut case parts. These will be tab and hole parts that anyone can assemble permanently with just a bit of glue (CA, super glue, epoxy, etc). We don't have any prototypes to show you, because we are waiting for them ourselves, but we likely will be getting them a few days after this project funds - so we are offering them now!
Price: $10 a set
Here is what you'll get: Enough laser cut acrylic case parts for 4+ cases. At minimum these parts will allow you to make: one small Digispark sized case, one Digispark with RGB shield sized case (with cutout for LED), one protoboard/standard sized shield case, and one larger case for use with larger shields such as the charlieplexed LED shield. Likely the parts will be half clear and half exclusive green! So you will be able to make two cases in each color. The image shows some of the case part drawings and the acrylic colors (the shade of green may change, the other is clear).
Motor shield update:
We've updated the design of the motor shield to only use 4 pins (not reflected in the image), leaving 2 pins for other devices!
Three New Shields
We are unfortunately out of time to put any more shields into production after these. So, these are the final 3 shields we'll be designing for this kickstarter! (The Wireless Inventors Shield may still be offered by its manufacturer).
RFM12B wireless Shield PCB
Note: This shield is experimental, it is known to work with the Digispark and ATTINY85s but may require some tinkering. For that reason we are only offering it as a PCB. It requires the RFM12B Module (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9582), 3x 10k resistors, 3x 4.7k x resistors, a 10µ capacitor, and a 0.1µ capacitor. It will use 5 pins (leaving 1).
EEPROM Shield Kit (includes all parts)
This kit will connect one I2C EEPROM (included) to the Digispark to provide additional memory for data logging, etc.
I2C Port Expander Shield Kit (includes all parts)
This shield will use two i/o lines to provide 8 more i/o lines using the I2C bus, several of these can be stacked (with stackable headers sold separately) to provide additional i/o. Solder-able/cut-able jumpers allow the I2C address to be changed.
As always these additions have been added to the main shield update (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/digistump/digispark-the-tiny-arduino-enabled-usb-dev-board/posts/289122/) and the personal backer pages.
International Shipping Reminder
If you are located outside of the USA please ensure that you have added the proper amount to your pledge to cover shipping:
Reward levels $205 and under:
Canada: Add $5 (so the $28 reward requires a pledge of $33).
Anywhere else (except the USA): Add $10 (so the $28 reward requires a pledge of $38)
Reward levels over $205:
Canada: Add $10 (so the $500 reward requires a pledge of $510).
Anywhere else (except the USA): Add $20 (so the $500 reward requires a pledge of $520)
This amount must be included in your pledge and cannot be paid separately.
Paying for Shields and Extras
We will not be adding any more extras, shields, etc, so we'd very much appreciate if you would increase your pledge to pay for your extras as soon as you have decided what you are getting. This will help us accurately order parts for all the kits and ensure that you don't forget to increase your pledge and miss out on all the great extras you wanted!
Increasing your pledge to the amount calculated by the personal backer page is the only way to pay for extras, shields, etc. You cannot pay for these items separately and selection and payment for extras will close when this project funds on Sept 9th at 9PM PDT.
Please ensure you accurately enter your shipping destination selection on the personal backer page - even if you have already increased your pledge to pay for international shipping. It tells us what the extra money is for and allows us to calculate your total.
Thank you all! We're very excited to approve the start of production in a less than two weeks! - let's give it one last push and continue to spread the word:
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