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MotorPiTX - Motor Board and Power Supply for a Raspberry Pi

A project in Manchester, United Kingdom by Jason Barnett

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An easy to use motor/servo driver board and integrated power supply for your Raspberry Pi! Make cool robots and other awesome projects!
Backers: 301
Average Pledge Per Backer: £26

Funded: £7,790 of £1,500
Dates: Jun 8th -> Jul 8th (30 days)
Project By: Jason Barnett
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Latest News

We've hit £7k!

July 7th - via:
Amazing!! We have hit the £7k stretch goal with only a matter of hours to go! I'll start work on getting everything in place for the nominations, it will go live for backers shortly after the kickstarter has finished. I've noticed a few people... (Read More)

Helping a school or group near you!

July 6th - via:
I have added another goal, if we reach £7,000 I will donate 50 MotorPiTX boards to schools or groups, and you, the backers get to choose which school the boards will go to! If the goal is met I will open a 2 week registration window for schools,... (Read More)

New video and stretch goal... counting down the hours!

July 5th - via:
I've uploaded a new video to the kickstarter page that shows the MotorPiTX in use on two of my robots and also the PiTX (on/off) function. The robots display some of the features on the MotorPiTX board including, motors, servo and output pins. I've... (Read More)

Prototype v0.2 Update!!

June 29th - via:
The main page has been updated with photos of prototype v0.2! You will see that a lot of changes were made between v0.1 and v0.2, these were mostly aesthetic changes, the circuitry layout has also been neatened ready for finalisation of the board.... (Read More)

Half way through and we've reached our first stretch goal!

June 22nd - via:
We've hit the half way mark so now the countdown begins... 15 days to go!  I am really grateful for the support I've had already, it is incredible to see the MotorPiTX come to life! We all wouldn't be at this point without you amazing backers so a... (Read More)

Quick update - New Stretch Goal!!

June 15th - via:
Quick update - New Stretch Goal!! £3,000 - Addition of a microusb plug for those wanting to add that extra power to their Pi, and still have full power control, and also the addition of 2 input connections!  (Read More)

We've hit 100%!

June 14th - via:
A huge thank you to everyone who has backed this project so far! We have gone over 100% and so now it's stretch goal time! Remember to keep sharing and talking about the MotorPiTX, the more backers it gets the better it will be for everyone! Keep up... (Read More)

We are nearly there!

June 12th - via:
Thank you so much ...Currently we are over 90% funded and so close to reaching our £1,500 goal! I am so excited and overwhelmed from the response and support from everyone.  Without you this project would still just be a dream and something I would... (Read More)

We have passed the halfway point!

June 9th - via:
Well what can I say? Thank you everyone!Its been just over a day and a half and already over half the target has been pledged, without you this project wouldn't have gone anywhere. I will start planning some stretch goals to help make this project a... (Read More)

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