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Mojo: Digital Design for the Hobbyist

A project in Stanford, CA by Embedded Micro

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The Mojo is an FPGA development board that is designed to be user friendly and a great introduction into digital design for anyone.
Backers: 1356
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $100,490 of $7,000
Dates: Feb 21st -> Mar 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Embedded Micro
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Latest News

The blank PCBs have shipped!

April 7th - via:
Hey everyone! I just wanted to get you an update on how things are progressing. The blank PCBs (for the $20 reward) have shipped out! If you were a backer in the $20 tier keep a lookout for your package! I'm still working on the AVR/FPGA interface,... (Read More)


April 4th - via:
We've gotten survey results from almost everyone, but if you haven't filled out the survey yet please do so! This is especially important for the orders that also receive a power supply as we are ordering the power supplies soon and would like to get... (Read More)

Maker Faire Bay Area

April 1st - via:
The Mojo was accepted into the Bay Area Maker Faire this year! On May 18th and 19th we will have a booth setup where you can stop by and say hello! For more info on the event and where you can buy tickets click... (Read More)

The boards are in!

March 27th - via:
Good news! The PCBs arrived yesterday and I hand soldered one together. So far the boards look good and everything I've tested so far is working flawlessly. I attached some images of the board so you can see what your Mojo will look like. I'll be... (Read More)

New Forum and Future Purchases

March 24th - via:
Hello everyone! As requested by a few people we've added a forum to our website. You can now go to to share your ideas/projects and ask questions about the Mojo. I've also added the... (Read More)

It's Only the Beginning

March 24th - via:
This has been a very awesome 30 days! I want to thank everyone for supporting this project. Within the last hour of the campaign we broke 100K! This is more than I ever expected, but I will be working hard to get you your Mojo board and to make sure... (Read More)

Less than 48 hours left!

March 21st - via:
There's less than 48 hours left of the campaign! It's been a really amazing experience and I would like to thank everyone for their support!  These are the last hours you will be able to get your Mojo for this special low price, so make sure you get... (Read More)

Over 1000%!

March 18th - via:
You guys continue to amaze me! This morning we broke $70,000, 10x our original goal! I was originally planning to make 100-200 boards, but this is awesome! Because of you guys, we were able to redesign the boards, with extra features that you... (Read More)

We made it!

March 11th - via:
You guys are awesome! Thank you so much to everyone for your support. We made our stretch goal of $50,000! That means all the boards will now feature a USB port and the USB -> Serial converter is no longer required. The new boards also have more... (Read More)

The board has been designed!

March 8th - via:
I just finished laying out the new version of the board. The only thing that changed from the previous post is that the board now features a 50MHz clock for the FPGA. The AVR uses a separate 8MHz crystal. If you would like to take a look at the... (Read More)

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