Good news! We are happy to let you know that we have tested, packed, and shipped all Ant2 chargers to Crowd Supply's warehouse for final distribution. In this update, we are also sharing some photos of the production Ant2 boards, a test fixture, and our product packaging. Read the full update.
We are pleased to announce that all of the components for Ant2 LiPo charger made it to our assembly provider, who was able to send us fully-assembled boards last Friday. We expect to receive them this week and will send you photos when we do! Read the full update.
Unfortunately, we have been affected by ongoing component shortages and were recently informed by our manufacturer that our production will be delayed. Our manufacturer estimates that they will receive the remaining components on the 26th of April and that assembly will take five working days. Read the full update.
Our campaign has been successfully funded, and we would like to thank you for the support! We have placed our manufacturing order with the supplier, and we expect to receive assembled boards in mid-April. Meanwhile, stay tuned! Read the full update.
There is a popular IKEA wireless remote for lighting that uses a CR2032 battery, which tends to run flat every couple of months. Fortunately, the device has enough space to fit the tiny Ant2 LiPo charger. This update walks through the steps I took to make it rechargeable, including the creation of a custom, 3D-printed lid. Read the full update.
We have received a few questions about the possibility of charging a battery and powering a load at the same time. The Ant2 doesn't provide any power path management, but that doesn't mean that it's not possible to simultaneously charge the battery and power the load. Click through to the full update for details! Read the full update.
We would like to thank our backers for supporting this project. We are getting close to reaching the goal! Meanwhile, we made a quick guide on how to change the battery charging current. Click through to to the full update for details and pictures! Read the full update.
We are happy to announce that today we begin the crowdfunding campaign for Ant2 - the tiniest USB Type-C LiPo charger. It is barely larger than the USB Type-C connector and is perfect for your miniature battery powered projects. Participate in the campaign and get Ant2 for your creative and exciting projects! Read the full update.