Obsidian ESP32

by Thomas McKahan

An ESP32 in a Raspberry Pi Form Factor

Nov 12, 2019

Fulfillment and Status

Obsidian ESP32's have been handed over to Crowd Supply for final packing and shipment! Read the full update.


Sep 30, 2019

Production, Testing, and Packaging

Obsidian ESP32 production was quite successful, both the campaign and pre-order quantities have been successfully assembled and tested, now pending shipment to Crowd Supply! Read the full update.


Sep 09, 2019

Production Status

Boards and cases are currently under construction! Read the full update.


Aug 14, 2019

Funded!

Successfully funded! I have received a few PCB's of the finalized design for review and am ordering components. Read the full update.


Jul 29, 2019

Lean process and adjusted goal

Some careful planning and a process change allow for a new goal. Read the full update.


Jul 26, 2019

Last Week!

It's been a busy month, design revisions, peripherals, software... Only 4 days left to back the campaign! Read the full update.


Jul 18, 2019

Uses and software

As with any device, the primary question is: What can I use it for? Reviewing a few projects and packages that currently work or can easily work with Obsidian ESP32. Read the full update.


Jul 08, 2019

Documentation and Support

A quick update to share the link to what will be the support and documentation site for Obsidian ESP32. Read the full update.


Jul 03, 2019

Board Details and Updates

Obsidian ESP32 gets a new revision, supporting Raspberry Pi Display HAT's, and we discuss details of the board design. Read the full update.


Jun 28, 2019

Status and Updates, and the Case

It's been a wild week with a lot of feedback, some constructive pointers, and the latest 3D printed samples. Plus, a small design change for a missed detail to support SPI display HATS that led to a bit more! Read the full update.


Jun 18, 2019

Campaign is Live!

The Obsidian ESP32 campaign is now live! Obsidian ESP32 is an ESP32-based board in Raspberry Pi form factor. With high-speed GPIO and an I2C IO expander, Obsidian allows you to utilize a wide variety of ready-made peripherals and cases that are already available on the market. Read the full update.


$1,990 raised

of $1,300 goal

153% Funded! Order Below

Product Choices

$35

Obsidian ESP32

One Obsidian ESP32 board


$60

Obsidian ESP32 with Case

One Obsidian ESP32 board plus a custom 3D printed carbon fiber reinforced nylon case

Credits

Thomas McKahan

Thomas is a long-time software and hardware tinkerer, beginning with Apple BASIC and 555 timers and working up to embedded Linux and system design. Having started out during a time where hardware was more difficult to obtain, the current open-source community is a breath of fresh air.


Thomas McKahan

Creator


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