MoPi 2 is now avaliable
hi folks! long time!
We're happy to say that version 2 of MoPi is now available from Pimoroni:
(Stock is limited so dive in if you need one!)
More... Read more
New kickstarter from the MoPi team: WeGrow WaterElf
Dear MoPi friends, hello again! It has been a while :-)
Thanks for all your support over this past couple of years; with your help MoPi has been successful, and... Read more
MoPi and the Model 2, and a fix for the I2C device tree change
It's been a while :-)
Just a note to say:
- MoPi and the simbamon software are now working fine on the Pi model 2 (now that RPi.GPIO is fixed) ... Read more
MoPi available from Pimoroni
Dear Mobile Pi afficionados,
If you need another board (or three), surf on over to Pimoroni who have now added them to their store of pirate goodies:
And tell... Read more
Solar-powered Pi with MoPi
Power your Pi from the sun -- even in the UK! (No, really!)http://pi.gate.ac.uk/posts/2014/08/03/solar-mopi/
Good news about the Model B+ Pi: no changes needed
Contrary to previous suspicion, MoPi does not rest on the Pi CPU on the new Model B+ -- it rests on capacitor C1, which seems not to heat up significantly... Read more
MoPi and the Model B+
The short answer is "yes, MoPi will work with the new Model B+"... For a longer answer see Pi.GATE.ac.uk.
Have a good one,
Checking the configuration of your MoPi
When we supply MoPi we configure it differently depending on whether we've also delivered batteries or not. The longer story is here, but it is a good idea to always... Read more
Almost ready to post batch 3, and some detailed test results
I'm close to finishing the packing of the next batch, which I'll drop down to Pimoroni for them to post tomorrow morning. That will be 99% of backers covered... Read more
AirPi today, software tomorrow
Here's a post from Fred about his latest developments of the AirPi board (included in the MoPi outdoor experimented kit 2): http://pi.gate.ac.uk/posts/2014/04/21/airpisoftware/
The other good news is that the MoPi software... Read more
522 backers, 311% funded, and...
...about 1,000 good ideas :-)
Thanks everyone -- now we move into delivery mode, and we'll be posting details of our work with MoPi version 3 over the next few... Read more
250% funded: next stetch goal unlocked!
Welcome to our new backers, and thanks for taking us to our 250% milestone. We now have the buying power to add timer-based wakeup — tell MoPi what time you want... Read more
Getting close to our next stretch goal...
...and looking forward to seeing some of you at the Raspberry Jamboree in Manchester tomorrow or Friday.
Do look us up if you're around -- we'll have a stall with... Read more
Busy day! Next stretch goal unlocked...
Yesterday was a busy day! We're now 203% funded — thanks to all our new backers!
Now we're able to add the ability to mod MoPi for 3.3V operation(overpowering... Read more
175%! Second stretch goal unlocked :-)
Great — we've passed 175% funding! That means we've got the resource to add these functions to MoPi:
- Two-way communication. We're moving to I2C for communication between the Pi and... Read more
We're now 150% funded :-)
That unlocks our first stretch goals! We've now got the buying power we need to add screw terminals, stackable headers, remoting pads and a self-resetting fuse. Thanks folks!
Here are our Stretch Goals (also at the foot of the main page).
Thanks to our backers so far we're going beyond our baseline. We've figured out a bunch of... Read more
After several days hunched over a hot spreadsheet...
...we've got some great ideas for things we can add as we rack up more backers... but to be certain that we can really deliver we've a little more checking... Read more
We're funded! Thanks to you! I'll pop round later with a bottle! (Probably.)
Seriously, thanks a million. It is fantastic to know that our Pi gizmo has gone from hypothetical... Read more
Getting there! And collected feedback and design issues.
Well, that was quite a day :-) Near to 70% of our baseline goals are now funded! Thank you!
Just as good, we've had a slew of questions and suggestions... Read more
MoPi FAQ up; help needed
Thanks a million for your support!
And lots of interesting questions, which we've started putting in the FAQ section -- scroll all the way to the foot of the Kickstarter... Read more