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Flotilla for Raspberry Pi - Making for Everyone

A project in Sheffield, UK by Pimoroni Ltd
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Build your next great idea in minutes, not hours. Hassle-free digital tinkering for everyone with Flotilla for Raspberry Pi!
Backers: 1508
Average Pledge Per Backer: £97

Funded: £146,680 of £32,768
Dates: Jan 17th -> Feb 16th (30 days)
Project By: Pimoroni Ltd
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Latest News

10 o'clock and all's well!

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a few more hours before Flotilla sets sail. We're turning in for an early night, and rising with the dawn. We're temptingly close to our final stretch goal, which is nothing short of amazing. Thanks for the vote of confidence! We appreciate the... (Read More)

The Final Stretch. Play Well.

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Done!Well done crew! We now have over 1,250 wonderful backers. Papercraft Heart Unlocked! Lydia has been a lightning-fast ninja, so not only will you get the heart papercraft in your Flotilla packs, but you can download it right now and... (Read More)

Techno-Blarg #2: Gadgetoid speaks out!

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for the continued support you guys! There are now enough of us to crew the NCC-1701-D. Since Paul is bald and has a robust beard, he's claimed the Picard AND the Riker spot on the bridge :D Today we have a guest-blarg from Gadgetoid, our... (Read More)

Captain’s Log. One week left in our continuing mission.

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Aaaaaand StretchNew stretch goal, at last! When we reach 1250 backers, we will add data-logging to Flotilla! We will do this through support for Sparkfun’s excellent phant (https://github.com/sparkfun/phant) software. You can run this open-source... (Read More)

One Zero Zero Zero, One Zero Zero Zero Zero Zero.

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
We're big fans of adding a bit of mild geekiness into everything we do. Today, Flotilla passed a couple of milestones that looked like binary numbers to us. There are now over 1000 of you, and you've pledged over £100,000 to making Flotilla a... (Read More)

Flotilla supports the Raspberry Pi 2!

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
You may have already seen that The Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the Raspberry Pi 2 today. It's a vastly more capable computer and it's the same price! If you've added £40 to your pledge already, good news, you'll be getting a Raspberry Pi 2 and... (Read More)

New Stretch! Internet of YOUR things

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Rockpool for grown-ups!Yey! Stretch goal smashed! You get a sophisticated look for Rockpool, so you can look all smart and professional making your creations, and lose some of that visual noise. You can also have starfish and octopodes if you like as... (Read More)

Polar Bear

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
The first draft is here. Not quite finished, but looking quite fetching all the same. Although we say Flotilla is Hardware and Software working together, we kinda missed out talking about the project and the papercraft. This is all part of making... (Read More)

One Week

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
200%! 780+ Backers! £70,000! Polar bears!Who's awesome? You're awesome! :D That means that all kits of £24 or above will now get a fetching papercraft Polar Bear. You'll use the Rainbow piece to make it a colour-changing mood bear (or disco bear if... (Read More)

Feeling Generous?

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We passed 600 backers and £50k in backing last night! WOOOOOOOO! Onwards and upwards. We've started bugging news sites now so more people hear about Flotilla and can join the party. Otherwise, here's all the news that's fit to print. Get One, Gift... (Read More)

Flotilla Simplifies Electronics Tinkering — Just Add Pi

January 19th - via: techcrunch.com
The U.K.-made low-cost Raspberry Pi microcomputer — which was itself conceived with the idea of encouraging kids to learn coding (yet ended up inspiring makers of all ages) — has been a fertile seeding ground for other computing and electronics education projects. Such as the kids’ focused DIY computer kit, Kano, which shipped its first batch of kits last fall, after raising some $1.5M in crowdfunding in 2013. (Read More)

Funded in 24 hours*!

January 17th - via: kickstarter.com
*±0.5hours margin for error. We get to make Flotilla!And that's entirely thanks to an absolutely great community. Between Raspberry Pi people, Kickstarter and the fine Pimoroni Pirates we've gone over 100% funding in 24 hours. No news coverage, just... (Read More)

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