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May

13

First Stretch Goal Complete!

Dear Backers,

Holy cow! We just blew through our first stretch goal for 3D drivers, at $300k. We’re looking forward to working with Jon Nettleton to enable Novena, and the greater i.MX6 user community, with 3D graphics drivers. This is going to be awesome!

With 6 days left, we still have a great chance to hit some of our other stretch goals. Next up is the General Purpose Breakout Board, a perfect utility for every day projects. From controlling motors to sensing the temperature to driving LED strips, it’s a handy tool and a nice reward to all our backers for helping make our campaign so successful.

Also, one other really exciting stretch goal is still in sight – the Software Defined Radio. At the moment we have 146 total laptop/desktop/heirloom units sold out of the 200 necessary to meet the minimum order requirement of MyriadRF. We’re 73% of the way to meeting that stretch goal, and getting closer every day!

So please remind your friends and colleagues that there’s only a few days left to pledge and help everyone receive these useful breakout boards.

Thanks,

bunnie and xobs

$783,382 raised

of $250,000 goal

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May 18 2014

funded on

313%

funded

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Product Choices

$550

Just the Board

For crafty people who want to build their case and define their own style, we'll deliver to you the main PCBA, stuffed with 4GiB of RAM, 4GiB microSD card, and an Ath9k-based PCIe wifi card. Boots to a Debian desktop over HDMI.


$425

Hacker Case Kit

The barebones hacker case kit! It'll give you the structure on which to build your custom Novena set-up using your main board. Grab some mounting screws from the hardware store, and you're ready to go.


$16

Battery Holder

A holder for the standard Novena battery pack mentioned above. Holds the battery nicely in the Peek array of the injection-molded case. Has a 4mm bullet connector.


$90

LCD Screen

This is the same screen as that used in the desktop and laptop Novena configurations. It is a 13.3" amorphous silicon TFT active matrix IPS LCD at 1920 x 1080, 166 ppi, 350 cd/m2 luminance at max brightness, 700:1 contrast ratio (typical), 14ms TR, 11ms Tf (typical) response time, and a wide viewing angle of approximately 89 degrees vertically or horizontally in any direction.


$50

AC Adapter

AC power supply for Novena configurations, with a US plug. 100-240V input at 50/60Hz and 1.5A. 18V output at 3.47A. Branded with the Novena logo!


$4

Cable Clips (Set of 3)

Helping you keep your project tidy, these cable ties screw (M2.5 screws with washers - not included) into the Novena case "Peek Array". Domestic shipping included.

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Credits

Sutajio Kosagi

Sutajio Ko-usagi supports and produces open hardware products designed by bunnie and xobs.


bunnie

Hardware

Sean Cross

Software


Mottweiler Studio

Heirloom laptop design and fabrication

AQS Inc.

Contract Manufacturer

Monstro

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