by NickStick

An open source ESP32 motor driver development board for brushless motors

View all updates Jan 29, 2021

SwarmDrive Shipping!

by Majodi Ploegmakers

Good news! SwarmDrives are on their way to Crowd Supply’s warehouse for final distribution.

Orders will begin shipping soon. Please take this time to check your delivery address, and update it through your Crowd Supply account if needed. Updating your shipping address helps avoid delays and get your orders shipped successfully. Once your order details have been sent out by our warehouse team for processing, it can be hard or impossible to re-route a shipment.

Please contact Crowd Supply Support with any shipping questions or concerns.

Final Assembly and Testing Impression

I would like to share some pictures of the partial assembly process here in the Netherlands. Things went well and we only had 2 fails that need a closer look. The rest of the boards were flashed and tested. The firmware loaded is just the simple Arduino sketch from the getting started page. It doesn’t require a sensor, just a motor will do. It will get you started to do more interesting things.

For the assembly of the through hole parts a jig was used to be sure the final product looks nice and tidy with straight connectors:

After close inspection and testing the boards are ready for shipment!

About the Author

Majodi Ploegmakers


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Majodi (the owner of NickStick BV) is a technology enthusiast and entrepreneur with a broad background in technology related ventures. This includes software as well as hardware related development of products and services.

Majodi Ploegmakers

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