All Premium Proton Pack kits shipped + MightyMicrocontroller.com now live!
So in case the title didn't tip you off, today I put some 25 Premium Proton Pack kits in the mail, and within a few days all backers... Read more
So after the last update, I gave the first Proton Pack kit to my first backer; a friend of mine named Pat. Pat installed the kit in his... Read more
It's been a while!
Sorry about the lack of updates these last two months. I know some of you have been worried about how things are going, so let me assure you,... Read more
Premium Proton Pack Kit Demo 2
Because the first video's audio was messed up due to a malfunctioning webcam I recorded this second demo video for you:
I will be working over the... Read more
Premium Proton Pack Kit Demo 1
I recorded a demo of my Premium Proton Pack Kit in action. It's not quite finished yet, I still need to implement the shotgun-style blast stream effect, and... Read more
In honor of the holiday I've prepared a veritable smorgasbord of new and previously unseen photos from the Mighty project!
First up are the boards which arrived from... Read more
Has it been two weeks?
Sorry about the lack of updates the last couple weeks! I got back the prototype boards on the 22nd, and since then I've been hard at work writing... Read more
A quick update on the prototypes...
I spoke with the PCB house this morning, and here's where things stand:
The board manufacturer is going to assemble 10% of the boards I ordered tonight, and... Read more
Assembled PCB samples!
I just got some photos back from the board house of some sample boards. The pics were taken with a cellphone under poor lighting so please excuse their... Read more
Production delays - Important info!
As you know, Halloween is fast approaching, and only a week remains before I need to ship the boards to have them arrive in time for the festivities.... Read more
It's the final countdown...
With one week to go and almost all the part orders in, I've been working a a fever pace to get the proton pack kits ready in time... Read more
So much time and so little to do!
Time for another update!
I don't have anything exciting to show you this week; I've been busy busy busy scouring the net for suppliers and placing orders for... Read more
LED PCBs - A day early?
OH GOD WHY IS THERE A HUGE SCRATCH ACROSS...
That's just the shrink wrap. :-)
Closeups of front and back.
Individual boards. Two different lengths of bargraph and the... Read more
LED PCBs on their way + Assembly order placed
Just wanted to give you a quick heads up that all the circuit boards have been etched and I placed the assembly order for the first batch of boards a... Read more
My shipment of wide-angle LEDs arrived last night, and I snapped a couple pics for ya:
The PCBs have been ordered! + a change to the LED adapter modules...
I just placed the order for the circuit boards, and he parts / solder stencil / assembly order will be going in tomorrow. It will take one week... Read more
(Re-)Introducing the Mighty Switch!
These last few days I've been finalizing everything for production, and one of the modules that had some last minute changes to it a couple weeks ago was... Read more
Pure, unlimited power!
So where was I? Ah yes, the redesign...
So if you have been looking at the board, you may have noticed a few changes beyond my having simply removed the... Read more
Two weeks? Get ready for a surprise!
Sorry about the lack of updates these last two weeks. Rest assured, things have been moving along at a breakneck pace to ensure the boards get into your hands in... Read more
CONTENTS: Vibrator 100pcs
Just another quick update to let you guys know that I received the vibration motors today! And the vibration motor company was nice enough to clearly label the outside of... Read more
Vibration motors and mystery packages
I opened my door to check my mail yesterday and almost tripped over a couple packages from DHL. Upon inspection I discovered they were the LED bulbs and the 1GB... Read more
Just a quickie!
So, I spoke with the vibration motor supplier last night and it looks like those are good to go!
They confirmed that they're willing to supply them to me in... Read more
Odds and ends and paperwork...
Nothing terribly exciting to report on yet. Been working on a lot of odds and ends, and putting together the bill of materials for the boards and the... Read more
The MIGHTY Microcontroller v1.0 - Rev. 2!
So here it is: The new and improved MIGHTY Microcontroller!
(Right click -> View Image on any of these pics for full size!)
Don't let appearances deceive you;... Read more
New design rendering coming soon, I promise!
It took a week longer than expected, but I've finished routing the traces on the new board. It seems easy when you start, but like Tetris as the board gets... Read more
Updating the Audio Circuit
So as part of the redesign, which is nearly complete, I needed to add a line-out connection so you can connect an external amp, something which I hadn't... Read more
So as I mentioned in my last update, I've been working on upgrading the Mighty's processor to one with more ram and I/O ports to solve a minor... Read more
Prepping for the prototype
I don't have anything really cool to show you yet, but I don't want to leave you hanging too long between updates, so I thought you'd like to... Read more
We did it!
I meant to post an update shortly after the Kickstarter was successfully funded, but wasn't able to get to it, and I'm still working on a proper update,... Read more
$16K! Less than one and a half hours to go! + TRAP kit! + Exclamation points!!!
With just a little over an hour left in the campaign, we've hit $16K! Amazing!
To celebrate this latest milestone, I've got one last kit to offer you. I call... Read more
We've cracked $15K! + HUGE new kit!
Wow, I can't believe we've reached $15K! And the numbers are still climbing with several new backers today alone! Thanks guys!
This next kit is for the hardcore only! Those... Read more
Nearing $15K + new kit!
Wow! Over the weekend, you guys added another $2K to the total! We've almost reached the $15K milestone. Hopefully this new kit will put us over it!
This next kit... Read more
We made it!
With just one week to go, we reached 100% and then blew right past it! We're now at over $12K, and I think we could make it to $15K! Way... Read more
We've reached the halfway point!
We're now a little over halfway to our goal, and I've got some exciting new updates in the works which I'll be posting about soon! In the meantime, ... Read more