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Black Swift — tiny wireless computer

A project in Moscow, Russia by Alexander Nikitin

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Coin-sized, powerful, affordable, open source wireless computer running Linux — created for professionals and enthusiasts
Backers: 1363
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57 NZD

Funded: $77,694 NZD of $33,000 NZD
Dates: Jan 27th -> Feb 17th (21 days)
Project By: Alexander Nikitin
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Latest News

Thank you!

February 17th - via:
Dear Kickstarters! Thanks to you - and thanks to Kickstarter's excellent crowdfunding platform - we achieved 235 % funding with our Black Swift project. And we can't find words enough to express how much we are grateful to you and how much we... (Read More)

Less than 8 hours to go!

February 16th - via:
And we are already busy with the next step! Our backer Denis has asked us: but what about additional accessories? Maybe it's better to have them instead of plastic cases? And although "accessories" stretch goal seems impossible (but, once again, we... (Read More)

Little nice plastic cases for everyone!

February 16th - via:
Dear Black Swift backers! Thanks to you, we just exceeded 200 % - our first stretch goal. So now we need to order a few thousands little nice injection molded polycarbonate cases for Black Swift. 3D-printed prototype The one on the picture above is... (Read More)

Final design prototypes & Embedded World Conference

February 11th - via:
Dear Black Swift backers! We have some great news to share with you. First of all, last week we have passed 100 % - and now we just passed $50K NZD! But we were not sitting, sleeping, waiting for the money all this time. Yesterday we received PCBs... (Read More)

Using AVR as peripheral controller

January 28th - via:
Hello Black Swift backers! One of a few problems with AR9331 SoC is that it doesn't have hardware PWM or ADC. To overcome it, one can use cheap and small MCU (microcontroller unit) as a peripheral device, controlling it from Black Swift - MCUs have a... (Read More)

New bundle rewards!

January 28th - via:
Dear Black Swift backers! It turned out there are a lot of people who want to buy not one, but 3 or even 4 Black Swift boards. Unfortunately, there's no straight way to make the same pledge multiple times - so some of you registered a pledge for a... (Read More)

Christmas Tree Lights controller with Black Swift

January 28th - via:
Dear backers! First of all, we can't find words big enough to express how much we are grateful for your support! But it seems some of you are still in doubts about one of example projects — Christmas tree lights controller. We even received a few... (Read More)

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