AVR-X to Arduino Pin Number Mapping Diagram now available
I know it's been a long time coming, but I finally got the time to make an AVR-X to Aduino pin number mapping diagram for you. It should... Read more
BoardX Starter Kit now available on Amazon!
I've just started adding products to Amazon, and would definitely appreciate some positive reviews! Check it out if you get a chance:
Arduino Libraries for add-ons incoming
I just wanted to let you know that I've been putting together some Arduino libraries for the FRAM-X and ADC-X.
The FRAM-X Arduino library + examples (in C... Read more
Updates + This just in: You can use GPS, Wifi and Bluetooth with BoardX using the XBee-X add-on!
Use GPS, Wifi and Bluetooth with your XBee-X add-on
I've been browsing the net for cool things to add to BoardX and found these on SeeedStudio (http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/index.php?main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&keyword=beefamily):
Wifi... Read more
First shipments going out
Good news! The first shipments are going out. I'm still figuring out how to get a good process going, and luckily I'm getting some help from my fiancee, Marina, but... Read more
BoardX has arrived!!
Good news everyone!
BoardX arrived in a giant box today from the factory!! I've uploaded an official unboxing video where I see them for the first time, and all I... Read more
Shipped from SeeedStudios!
Hey everybody! I just got a quick email saying that BoardX has shipped and will be here soon! Time to start printing those shipping labels..
BoardX production wraps up March 26th, site updates, development kits and more
I've got your news fix right here:
Production wrapping up
I've been talking with the folks over at SeeedStudio and things are on track to finish March 26th. That... Read more
Some Delays Again :(
Unfortunately, I just received word from our friends at SeeedStudio that they're having trouble getting their hands on enough of the main power switches for the BoardX Motherboard, and they're delaying... Read more
Some photos of the new silkscreens and schedule updates
Here's what up so far: I've added some photos of the new silk screens, and I'm going to be making some demo videos quite soon!
The schedule for... Read more
The Upgrade Industries YouTube channel has arrived!
This weekend, amidst all the craziness of assembling circuit boards, I managed to film a short YouTube video (I'm still learning the ins and outs of video production)... Read more
"What can you use the breadboard for," you ask?
Working on a robot!
My robot's name is Spock, and these photos are from my latest attempt at making a simple I2C motor controller for it. Most of the motor... Read more
Photos from production
Here's a quick set of photos from production and testing! I've been quite busy updating the website and ordering parts, so I'll be getting back to taking photos... Read more
1 Hour to go!
Thank you to everybody that's made this project successful!
Now sit back and relax, I'll get these to you as soon as possible. BoardX manufacturing samples are on their way... Read more
Updates! Updates! Updates!
Hey Everybody! As of writing this, we're at approximately 225%!
That's great news, and I wanted to update you with my progress. Here's what has been going on in the... Read more
135% and beginning to order parts
Well that settles it! I'm putting my government holiday to good use and ordering what feels like a million parts today to begin building the add-ons. I'm simultaneously excited and... Read more
Thanks for the support! I just built 4 motherboards last night...and let's just say I look forward to not having to do that for 100+ boards.
New twitter feed
Get news and updates from twitter! The new feed is up and running: https://twitter.com/#!/upgrade_ind
A little test of the XBee radios
Just uploaded a new photo of a test of the XBee serial radios - I got them talking with an old prototype (it still works!) on the wall of fame.... Read more