Hello backers! By now most of you should have received your card or at least the shipping confirmation from Octopart with details about the shipment. Its been a long journey to get here. Were going to discuss a little bit about what happened, and what it took to get these cards out the door. Also a bit of an explanation about our more-or-less silence up to this point. Believe it or not, this p... Read the full update.
Hello backers! We have news for you. Unfortunately we’ve run into screen printing problems and we’re not going to meet our estimated shipping window of December 2013. We’re very sorry about this. From the beginning, our original manufacturing plan was: Manufacture panels of printed circuit boards Get the boards silkscreened by professional printers Ship the panels back to the board house for ... Read the full update.
The Octopart Pocket PCB campaign continues to do extraordinarily well, thanks to everyone whos supported us, and for spreading the word so that weve pushed well past 150%! The campaign has only 17 days left, so remember to keep spreading the word before the campaign closes. Were pretty excited behind-the-scenes over here to have been able to place the order for test pieces, and received a samp... Read the full update.
We did it! After only 9 days, you helped us exceed our goal (125% funded) and we are pleased to know the Octopart Reference PCB will become a reality. Fittingly we got the news on the way to the Open Hardware Summit at MIT, and shot this photo in celebration: Thank you for your support! -Sam and Star PS Please sign up for the Octopart newsletter. Youll get it once a month, packed with the late... Read the full update.