Make Awesome -- Win Smoothieboard
It has been a full and busy year since the Smoothieboard Kickstarter. It is because of all the people who have supported us that we have been able to come... Read more
Smoothieboard now available for retail
As of this last Saturday all main batch Smoothieboards have been shipped out to those who had responded to the survey by the time we started shipping! This marks... Read more
Surveys sent out ... shipping to begin next week!
We are almost ready to begin shipping. Testing has been going well with no big surprises. It turns out that we ordered the wrong crimp terminal for the thermistor connectors.... Read more
US Smoothieboards have arrived
After a week sitting in customs the main batch is finally here!
Testing of the main batch is underway. The surveys to collect mailing addresses will be sent out soon... Read more
EU boards being tested, US boards in customs
Just a quick update as we have now entered the Chinese New Year to let everyone know that the boards have made it out of China in time. The EU... Read more
Smoothieboard assembly and initial testing is complete
Huzzah! The main batch has completed basic testing and the boards are now on their way out of China. The Chinese New Year is closing in fast, but there is... Read more
Reward Status Update
I hope everyone had a happy holiday and a great start to the new year! :)
The original plan of course was to have everything shipped and done by this... Read more
Smoothieboard 5xC boards have begun shipping to early backers
We have been hard at work making sure each board is ready to use ... and the first Smoothieboards are finally ready! Over half of the early batch Smoothieboard 5xC... Read more
Early batch Smoothieboards have arrived in the US
The US batch of Smoothieboards has arrived and we expect the EU shipment to arrive today or tomorrow. We have begun digging straight into final testing and early backer rewards... Read more
Early batch Smoothieboards have completed production
We have received an update from the assembly house and the early batch has just finished production. This puts that batch a bit behind schedule which will probably end up... Read more
$100,000 in Pledges
With only 8 hours left on the clock we have reached 6 digits unlocking the final Pick'n'Place "Reverse Engineering" Tutorial.
Now, I know I said that was the last big... Read more
News from Arthur on-site in Nantes, France
Many of you have been wondering where Arthur has been since we went to Rome. He has been off helping a fablab in France get set up with some awesome... Read more
Last day of the campaign!
Great job everyone! The laser conversion tutorial has been unlocked. Now for one last push to six digits. :)
Please double check your pledge. I would like to take this... Read more
One more goal for the last weekend!
We're coming into the final weekend with less than 3 days left now. The 2nd stretch goal was unlocked at $70k and it is looking like we can hit that... Read more
A big "Salva" from Maker Faire Rome!
First off I would like to thank everyone for backing! The first stretch goal has been unlocked. By popular demand we will also include a tutorial detailing the wiring and... Read more
Stretch Goals - Conversion Tutorials
Thanks once again to all the early backers who made sure the project was funded so quickly!
The first stretch goals have just been posted. They will be tutorials about... Read more
Huzzah! We made it to our goal in less than 48 hours! We couldn't have done that without your help. :)
Having made it here so quickly we are working... Read more
Amazing first day!
The campaign made it to 75% in a bit under 24 hours! It's great to see such enthusiasm for the project.
Thanks again to everyone who has backed so far!
Only 9 discounted 4x boards left!
Wow that was quick! Just over an hour in. We're 25% funded and all the $99 5x boards are gone. Thanks so much to everyone who has pledged so far.... Read more