Currently MacroFab expects to have all of the CircuitBrains modules shipped out by July 24th, 2020. Once received, they will be flashed with firmware, tested, then shipped out to Crowd Supply for fulfillment. I will update everyone again when things get closer to completion. Read the full update.
Just a quick update on project status because it's been a while. All the funds have been received and parts are on order from our suppliers. It shouldn't be much longer before an order is placed with the fabricator (MacroFab). Read the full update.
Hi all. I wanted to thank you all so much for the support on this campaign. The campaign is drawing to a close and it's not quite funded yet. It's so close! If you've been delaying until the very end, this is it. Get your last minute pledges in. I also wanted to provide something back to all our supporters so I made a video that shows how I do surface mount prototype assembly using a solder stencil and solder paste. Read the full update.
Hi all. Please join us for an AMA on Crowd Supply's Discord server on Wednesday, May 13 at 1 PM PST. Come ask questions about the CircuitBrains project, provide feedback, or suggestions. Read the full update.
We have big news for all of you. After bouncing some ideas back and forth with Crowd Supply, we have been able to find a way to reduce the funding goal for this project. This means that it is much closer to becoming a reality. There are only a few days left on the campaign. If you've been delaying an order and waiting to see if the project will meet its funding goal, now is the time to put in your order to help nudge this project across its revised finish line. Read the full update.
Some people have been asking why the Microchip ATSAMD51 was used for CircuitBrains Deluxe when there are newer chips out on the market. It's a valid question that I want to address. Read the full update.
Here is a handy list of project ideas that CircuitBrains could be used in. Read the full update.
There are a couple of steps that are important to making use of CircuitBrains, including choosing a USB port, importing libraries and soldering your project. Read the full update.
We would like to announce that CircuitBrains now has Eagle part definitions for both the standard and hand solderable footprints! This means that you can now import the Eagle .lbr file and use CircuitBrains in your Eagle electronics projects. Read the full update.
After many months of design trials, prototyping, and part substitutions, CircuitBrains Deluxe is ready to launch! Read the full update.