Mount Starling Art Design

Ping2550 development PCB for Pinguino IDE (like Arduino)

A project in Tiel, Netherlands by Gerard Goossens

Funding Unsuccessful

Ping2550 is a development board with integrated USB support. It is an ideal board to get started with the Microchip processors.
Backers: 9
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $202 of $1,800
Dates: Jun 17th -> Jul 17th (30 days)
Project By: Gerard Goossens
diy3drobotscomponentarduinoprogramming +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: July 17 @ 11:03 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

small redesign to the PCB

July 8th - via:
The board is a little redesigned to make the I2C and PWM ports usable. The PIC2550 now has :   18 digital input/output with 5 shared analog inputs 10bit,  Analog output can be done with PWM  UART for serial communications,  2 PWM outputs  I2C... (Read More)

Requested new reward. A DIY special.

July 6th - via:
Pledge €15 or more Limited reward (5 left of 5) Limited Do it yourself special.  2 times the bare PCB. 1 Processor with bootloader installed. 1 PDF programming reference Estimated delivery: Aug 2014 Add €5 to ship outside the Netherlands  (Read More)

12 days to go and still growing.

July 5th - via:
Still 12 days to go. Ping2550 has gotten a lot of likes on Facebook and Google+.With shipment of the boards there will be 5 Free leds and resistors included to get you going.Including some new blink scripts to show the uses of the IO ports.  (Read More)

Ping 2550 on Facebook

June 30th - via:
Ping2550 can now also be found on Facebook. We have dedicated a page to the PING2550. On this page we will communicate updates and upgrades on our campaign. Furthermore we will use this page to share projects and ideas. Take a look at our page by... (Read More)

Visualized the rewards

June 29th - via:
Hello,After looking at the other kickstarter pages the rewards are visualized now.    (Read More)

PING2550 update. RC or not to RC.

June 23rd - via:
Hello Backers,The PCB board is updated and is now fully compatible to windows 8 and windows 8.1 programming without a problem. As we are also developing a separate project board I got into a discussion with robot builders an RC lovers. They pointed... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!
Performing maintenance. Some data may be briefly unavailable but is being collected and will be applied shortly.