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oneTesla: a DIY Singing Tesla Coil

A project in Cambridge, MA by oneTesla

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A DIY kit for a solid-state Tesla coil which plays music, shoots 2-foot-long sparks, and teaches you electronics.
Backers: 928
Average Pledge Per Backer: $182

Funded: $169,155 of $20,000
Dates: Dec 28th -> Jan 24th (27 days)
Project By: oneTesla
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Latest News

Boards are here!

March 25th - via:
Dear Backers, The circuit boards have arrived, and we wanted to share our excitement with you right away. Here are some pictures of what will be coming to you soon. We’re collecting addresses and information using Google forms rather than... (Read More)

What have we been up to?

March 15th - via:
Dear Backers, Well, we've been up to a whole lot of component sourcing madness, and also a whole lot of waiting for our orders to arrive. The oneTesla kits include ~100 various parts which are coming from several dozen various suppliers. Sourcing... (Read More)

New interrupter, piano demo, & first parts

February 16th - via:
Dear Backers,  Check out the new interrupter design, now with standalone mode!  We ordered expedited shipments of the latest revision of the main board to test it before placing a bulk order. Don't worry-- yours will be black. The manufacturer... (Read More)

Parts list + "complete your kit" option

January 23rd - via:
As many of you have requested, here's the parts list for the driver, and here's the parts list for the interrupter. Add 2x MUR640 diodes for the 220V version.  For our backers who have purchased bare boards, if you don't want to supply your own... (Read More)

As the campaign winds down, some last reminders

January 23rd - via:
Dear Backers,   In the final hours of our unexpectedly successful Kickstarter campaign, there are some final things we'd like to remind you of: Build these kits at your own risk! This is an advanced kit to assemble, and you need experience in... (Read More)

A few exciting updates

January 15th - via:
Dear Backers,   A lot is happening on our end as we work with suppliers to source our unexpectedly large number of orders. Here are recent major updates:  Metal toroids for everyone! We're going to include a stamped aluminum toroid in every kit,... (Read More)

We're sold out for now

January 4th - via:
Dear Backers,  Wow! Overnight, all our kits sold out. We're so grateful to everyone who has supporting us for making the project a smashing success. We still can't believe our eyes when we look at a progress chart! We've decided that we won't be... (Read More)

We're shocked by the demand for our Tesla coils! (Also, important info.)

January 3rd - via:
We're pretty speechless as we're watching the huge flood of orders come in after the Kickstarter newsletter featured us. Did we ever expect to raise over $120K in a week? Nope. Not by a long shot. We're so excited that oneTesla is popular, and we're... (Read More)

Woah, we're funded already?

December 29th - via:
Wow, it's not even the end of day 2 and we're already over 140% funded. We didn't expect this kind of success at all! Thanks to each and every one of you for your support. We hope we can give you a kit that's as awesome as you're hoping for, and... (Read More)

220V version added for our backers outside the US!

December 28th - via:
For some reason, we slow Americans didn't think that there would be so many backers from Europe and elsewhere outside the US who'd be interested in our kit! Due to the high demand, we've decided to make a second version of the control board that... (Read More)

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