More about batteries...
Further to the previous update yesterday, we have just unlocked the address entries on Backerkit for people who backed for an extra battery and sent out an email... Read more
Batteries, PiJuice Maker Kits and cases, new software, experimental firmware, lora boards and more
Apologies for the gap with no update. Hopefully this long and detailed update will make up for that and bring some good news about some of the final... Read more
Waterproof Maker Case
One of the things we promised as a stretch goal was that we would design and release a PiJuice compatible waterproof maker case. We have just got the... Read more
Maker Kit Update! with videos!
As promised in the last update, we have an update on the Maker Kits now that we have got the Maker Kit Case sample in from CamdenBoss.
We... Read more
Maker Kit case, PiJuice HAT and Pi Zero, PiJuice Zero, 3500mAh batteries, a giveaway and more!
A fair bit of news for you this week and lots of pictures, so lets get started!
Maker Kit Cases
We have spoken a lot about the Maker... Read more
Firmware and software update, media center HAT compliance testing
We are very glad that the vast majority of you have now received your PiJuice boards and we are excited to see everyone sharing the projects they are... Read more
Documentation, software bugs etc
It seems that the vast majority have got your PiJuice HATs now. We have been seeing a lot of activity on GitHub and on our support ticket platform!... Read more
2300mAh battery available now
We just wanted to let you know that we now have the 2300mAh drop in replacement battery available for the PiJuice HAT.
The price is £19.99 including VAT... Read more
All PiJuice HATs now posted, PiWars, relaunch and competitions
Some pretty great news all round today. Let's get going...
We have now shipped all of the PiJuice boards to all backers- whether you backed... Read more
Next batch shipping imminently
Just a quick one to let you know that the 1162 units of PiJuice Kickstarter remaining to ship have now reached our fulfillment partner Floship in Hong Kong.... Read more
Just a quick one to let you know the current status of shipping of items.
As we have mentioned, all the PiJuice HATs are shipping directly... Read more
Add ons etc
Sorry to have to send this in an email, but despite covering it numerous times in the updates it seems some people have missed this.
The current shipment... Read more
Battery Label Sticker
Just a quick one. We had our graphic designers knock up a little reference sticker / label that you can print out and stick to your PiJuice battery... Read more
We have had a couple of people notice that the screw terminals on the PiJuice are facing inwards, towards the battery.
This is not a mistake or... Read more
Pledges started arriving! And tracking troubleshooting
Just a quick one this time!
Pledges started arriving
We are deligthed to announce that PiJuices have started arriving at their destinations! So keep your eyes on the... Read more
First shipment tracking numbers uploaded, next batch and Tinker Board / Tinker Board S Support
Today is a REALLY GOOD DAY! The first 1900 units have completed shipping out from Floship. Words honestly can't describe how good we feel about this and how... Read more
Shipping update, DietPi support, Frederick Vandenbosch project write-up and more...
More news for you with regards to shipping and lots of other stuff. Let's get started...
As you can see from the below image, our shipping... Read more
Units recieved by forwarder...
Just a quick one to let you know that our freight forwarder Floship, who is doing all the Kickstarter fulfilment, has now received 1930 units of PiJuice (unfortunately... Read more
Shipping news, battery level calculator, quick start / FAQ, software update and firmware update
We heard from Embest today that they will only finish the 2k units production on Friday or Monday now instead of Thursday! It will then take a couple... Read more
Assembly at Embest...
Just a quick update to say that production is well underway and all going well so far.
Embest just sent us a video and a couple of pictures... Read more
Expected first 2k ship date, github updates, PaPiRus and PiJuice
Another quick update for you...
Expected ship date of first 2k units
We have just been notified by Farnell / Embest that they are tentatively expecting to be... Read more
January is here! PiJuice HAT shipping beginning this month and other updates
Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas holiday period and New Years Eve! That can only mean one thing...January is here...the month we begin PiJuice shipping! We are... Read more
Maker Kit update and production plan (and happy holidays!)
We have some exciting news on the Maker Kits which we want to share with you. We last mentioned them in our update on the 7th October. Unfortunately,... Read more
Addresses locked down, shipping news and GitHub updates!
Some more news for you today, let's get straight to it.
Address lock down
As we announced previously, we have now locked down shipping adresses on backerkit. If... Read more
Fully updated product description, updated compliance and battery docs
Just a quick one really...
Some of our avid backers may have already seen this (I know a few of you already have!) but we have put live... Read more
Survey lockdown in 2 days, new resellers, pre-orders / expressions of interest
It is now December - so we wanted to do a quick update to remind you about the address lockdown situation and some other info.
Address lockdown on... Read more
Solar panels and cases now available from resellers!
Further to our previous update, the PiJuice solar panels (6 watt, 12 watt, 22 watt, 40 watt) and the PiJuice cases (short and tall) are now also available... Read more
Larger solar panels and case now shipping, new review and event details!
Just another update for you with some more info on reviews, events we are attending, solar panels and cases:
Detailed review from Tim Richardson and Michael Horne
The... Read more
Battery safety data sheets and certification for shipping
Just a quick one to let you know that the battery safety testing and datasheets have now been generated. This is just a formality that needs to be... Read more
5 Star Review in The MagPi!! And case update.
As you know from previous updates we have sent a number of units of PiJuice out to reviewers, and more reviews are starting to come in. Here, we... Read more
Case samples from CamdenBoss!
Just a quick update to say that we received the case samples from CamdenBoss today....and they look great!
We have taken some quick and dirty photos to show... Read more
CamJam, next reviewer, more pictures.......and shipping info!!
A lot of stuff to share with you in this latest update. Apologies in advance for another long update but it's all good stuff so we hope you... Read more
More pictures, videos, documentation and CamJam
Another update for you with more photos, videos and information :-)
PiJuice Testing Video
In the last update we posted a great unboxing video from Alex Eames which... Read more
RasPi.TV unboxing video and some high resolution photos!
Another update for you, with some more video and photo content and an update about PiJuice Cases and Maker Kits! Let's get started...
One of the... Read more
Slight delay in transit - but we now have the samples!
There was a slight delay, due to FedEx, in the transit of these and clearance through customs...however we now have them! We will begin shipping out to our... Read more
More pictures from Embest!
Further to last update, we asked Embest to take some more photos showing the board up close etc. Here they are:
... Read more
Sample pictures from Embest, samples shipped, round-robin reviews and testing!
As promised, more updates as things progress. Know it is pretty rare from us to get so many in a week so we hope you enjoy and that... Read more
Pictures of guides and stickers from Embest
Just got another email from Embest / Farnell...just a quick one showing the printed guides and packaging but thought it was worth sending you this little quick update,... Read more
Update from manufacturer
With reference to the previous update, we have just received an email from Embest / Farnell saying that the samples will finish assembly by 22nd September (this Friday)... Read more
Delay on first production units caused by manufacturer
As mentioned in our last update, we were planning on receiving our first batch of production units by the end of August / early September.
Unfortunately, today we... Read more
First units due off line shortly, and testing rig...
We promised an update a few days ago - sorry it took a bit longer than we thought...it has been a bit of a hectic couple of weeks... Read more
New IP65 Case Concepts from CamdenBoss
From the very beginning, the point in PiJuice was to allow you to use your PiAnywhere. One of the stretch goals we mentioned during the campaign, to allow... Read more
Package repo - well that was easier than we thought!
Just a quick one to say that we have now got the PiJuice software package in the official Raspbian package repo.
You can get this for yourself by... Read more
Software and firmware complete!
Great news for you this week - as promised in our previous update with the icons last week we have now finished the first release of the Firmware... Read more
System tray icons for battery
Just wanted to quickly share with you the battery icons for the system tray on the Raspberry Pi that we have developed. The ones with % charge shown... Read more
New battery surround
The 3D printed sample of the new battery surround parts has just turned up from the lovely folks at CamdenBoss.
We just wanted to share some pictures of... Read more
Progress, battery connector, Raspberry Pint and Pi Party...
To start with - just wanted to apologise for the delay in updating. Things have been pretty hectic at Pi Supply HQ the last month with preparations for... Read more
Final surround design, Raspberry Pint PiJuice demo tomorrow (24th Jan)
Just a quick one to show you the final surround design by our lovely friends at CamdenBoss.
This surround will work with the 1400mAh, 1820mAh and 2300mAh batteries... Read more
Status Update January
Hope you all had a great holiday period! Just a quick update for you, but want to keep you in the loop.
Since our last update we have... Read more
Update video, legal issues, happy holidays!
As mentioned in the video below, I am typing this reply from a Pi3 that is being powered by a PiJuice! It has been a very long time... Read more
We have life!
Just wanted to share these pictures with you:
As you can see, everything is working nicely. We need to perform some more tests, but so far it... Read more
Just wanted to keep you in the loop. We had a slight delay with the PCBs so we are running about a week behind schedule in terms of... Read more
Our latest update is quite short, but we wanted to keep you in the loop on PiJuice progress.
Shipment of add-ons
As mentioned in the last update, some... Read more
Add-on shipping commenced last week...
Just a quick one today to let you know that we have started shipping the PiJuice backer add-ons, as mentioned in our October update a few weeks ago... Read more
Updated schedule info
We promised in our last update that we would be discussing a more accurate schedule of the corrective/damage limitation work to the PiJuice in a future update, as... Read more
As many of you have requested, and due to further delays, we wanted to give you an update of what went wrong, where the project is now and... Read more
Sorry for the delay in updating. We've been working extremely hard behind the scenes to make sure everything is ready at the right time during the production, refining... Read more
PiJuice guide and software
Still waiting on exact dates etc from the manufacture process, and we know this is what you are all desparately waiting for. We will update you... Read more
New improved console design
Here is a picture of the new improved PiJuice games console design for the Maker Kits. This is an export from Eagle.
Beyond the initial design it now... Read more
Full quantity of solar panels arrived, manufacturing developments
Things have been a bit slow the last month in terms of manufacturing as we have been waiting for extensive quotes to come through from three manufacturers and... Read more
Raspberry Pi 3!
Just a quick one, as it is pretty busy here today - and I think you can all probably guess why :-)
For those of you who haven't... Read more
Solar panels, packaging etc.
We are unfortunately still waiting for quotes for production on the boards despite being told we would get these last week. However one of our UK manufacturers we... Read more
Still waiting on quotes, Raspberry Pi Birthday!
We are still waiting on quotes for the production, and will let you know as soon as we have got these and have decided whether production will be... Read more
CE Testing Complete, Solar Panels Arrived, 2300mAh batteries in stock
Quite a lot of information to share with you this week....so let's get right to it!
On Friday we started the CE/FCC/IC/C tick testing process on... Read more
Solar panel final samples ordered, 2300mAh batteries ordered, more CE testing delays
Just another quick update as we have some relevant info to share.
A lot of you have been asking about these. We have just placed the... Read more
Batteries sourced and ordered
Just a quick update with some good news for you - we have yesterday managed to secure an order for 2900 units of the 1820mAh BP7X battery! This... Read more
More battery pictures...
We have today received samples of the official Motorola BP7X and a couple of people were asking for more info and clarification on the batteries so we have... Read more
Good news, bad news
We will start with the bad news and then move on to the good. The great thing is we are still making progress on all fronts and are... Read more
Update, battery problem and happy holidays!
We just wanted to let you know that we have tested and verified the design for PiJuice v2.2 and we will be proceeding with this design as it... Read more
Forgot to say...website migration
Just a small nugget of information we forgot to include in the last update. The more eagle eyed of you will notice that the previous website PiJuice.com has now... Read more
New improved hardware design, packaging and guide samples, a competition and more!
We are getting closer and closer to shipping every day and have a fair bit of news to share with you today...
New improved hardware design
As you... Read more
50 unit sample problems, sticker order, packaging, batteries and more!
We have been hard at work getting things ready on the PiJuice and progressing towards full manufacture and shipping.
There has been A LOT going on, and many... Read more
IMPORTANT: BackerKit double charging
We have had some reports last week from a number of backers who added add-on products to their order on BackerKit saying they had been charged multiple times... Read more
IMPORTANT: Final BackerKit reminder before lockdown tomorrow
Just one final reminder that we will be locking down the BackerKit surveys and add-ons tomorrow at midday (UK time) so make sure you have all of the... Read more
EMC Testing Results, 50 unit samples and more....
It has been a busy time the last couple of weeks! Whilst we still have a lot of work to do over the coming weeks, it is starting... Read more
IMPORTANT: BackerKit Lockdown 9th September 2015
We just wanted to let you know that one week from today, September 9th, we will be locking down some of the information you have entered on BackerKit.... Read more
v1.5 Samples Confirmed, EMC Testing Update
Really happy to announce that the 3 x v1.5 samples that we talked about making in house have been completed and confirmed working as required. Here is a... Read more
Final design complete, samples ordered, EMC testing and delivery plan
It has been a busy few weeks since the last update and we are happy to report that we have made lots of progress!
Final design complete and... Read more
Production problems, survey feedback, weatherproof case updates and more...
It’s been a full seven weeks since our last update and there’s lots to catch up on. We are extremely sorry that people have been left concerned and... Read more
We love data! Progress update and more
It has been a pretty busy time at PiJuice HQ over the last few weeks! We know you are all itching to see our progress so without further... Read more
BackerKit Surveys and Add Ons - Important
It has been two weeks since our last update, and a lot has been happening behind the scenes. At over 1200% funded and nearly 2500 backers we have... Read more
What happens next?
Once again we want to say a huge thank you for the outpouring of support we received. The last week was absolutely amazing - we went from... Read more
1200%+ funded - thank you!
THANK YOU ALL - what an amazing ride!
Thanks so much for all of your pledges and for sharing the project far and wide!
We will have loads of stuff... Read more
1000%+ funding, 2000+ backers, new stretch goals unlocked and more!
Sorry to send another update so soon after the last one, but we have a lot to share - we hope you don't mind :-)
Another BIG day... Read more
Stretch goals and multiple device pledge reminder!
It has been another fantastic week for PiJuice and we can't thank you all enough for your support. We have had a huge amount of press coverage this... Read more
PiJuice Maker Kits now available - get 'em while they're hot!!
From the very beginning, we talked about the PiJuice being "more than just an add on board" and today we are making this happen. We are happy to announce ... Read more
Multiple device pledges, stretch goals and solar clarification
It has been just about a week since our last update and so much has happened in that short time - we have increased from 260% funded to ... Read more
WOW! Fully funded in 8 hours - what a response
We have been absolutely astounded with the response so far to PiJuice! The project was fully funded in around 8 hours from when we launched on Saturday afternoon... Read more