MyPiFi LCD Board support

A project in Wantage, UK by Paul Brown

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A quick and easy way to add a LCD board to your project.
Backers: 130
Average Pledge Per Backer: £18

Funded: £2,350 of £2,000
Dates: Aug 20th -> Sep 29th (40 days)
Project By: Paul Brown
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Latest News

Final 8 hours

September 29th - via:
125 backs 111% funded and final 8 hours, many thanks everyone. I'm still offering free mypifi led boards from the first kickstarter to pledges over £20, so still time to claim one. The PCBS should be made and with me in about three weeks, all the... (Read More)

Nearly there

September 27th - via:
Less than a day and a half left of the kickstarter and we are already 111% funded. :) Many thanks to everyone, I'm still offering a free mypifi led board from my previous kickstarter to all pledges over £20 Again many many thanks, we nearly there.... (Read More)

Funded many thanks

September 25th - via:
We just hit funding level with just over three days to go, let's try and get to at least 110% to give us that safety barrier. A week ago I thought we would fail, but thanks to all of you and Eben from the pi foundation you all have made this happen.... (Read More)

Free mypifi led board to pledges over £20

September 24th - via:
I've decided tonight to include a free mypifi led board from my previous kickstarter to those that pledge £20 or more, this will include those who have already pledged £20+ The board is worth £6.99 RRP if you have one already or don't want it feel... (Read More)

Week to go

September 22nd - via:
 With a week to go I thought I would share with you one of my first projects when I began to prototype the board. This is a simple RSS feed display, this one showing the weather, but you could use any RSS feed like football, stocks, news or... (Read More)

New reward

September 20th - via:
I have after a suggestion added a reward of one board plus one of each displays. If you require more than one then please multiply your pledge by the number you want. We are into the final days, well nine as I type this and 70% funded. Please please... (Read More)

11 days and £640 away

September 17th - via:
That's right, we have a week and a half left of funding and as I write this £640 away from being funded. A big thank you so far to the 94 of you who have backed my kickstarter, if we could find another 94 like yourselves we would easily be funded.... (Read More)

Now with 4x20 LCD display option

September 11th - via:
I have now added the option of a 4x20 character display to the kickstarter. Feel free to change your reward. We are over 50% funded :) Many thanks Paul  (Read More)

Half funded and half way there

September 10th - via:
Wow this is looking tight, we are half funded with 18 days to go. Please help spread the word as I'm sure there are many people who need one of these who haven't a clue that there's a kickstarter for one. We have all the parts lined up along with... (Read More)

Camjam today and more

September 6th - via:
Today I got to show this board at Cambridge raspberry jam, quite popular and since getting home I have tried the board with a model b+ Which fits and works fine.  Here I'm using a 4x20 LCD board which is quite heavy, but stays still and in place... (Read More)

New reward options

August 28th - via:
I've now added new reward options of 16x2 LCD display modules to the MyPiFi LCD support board options. These will have white text on blue backlight display. Soon as we hit funding I will look at the option of adding the 20x4 display to the rewards... (Read More)

Weekly update

August 26th - via:
Hi all we are 21% funded, but all systems are go go go. We have all the channels in place for the pcb board and parts. We are still heading towards funded we just need more supporters like yourself. Please help spread the word and make this a... (Read More)

First day and 11% funded

August 21st - via:
Excellent first day 11% funded only 89% to go, at this rate we be funded in just over a week :) Please help spread the word, raspberry pi forums, google, Facebook and twitter. Soon as we hit funding we can look at adding the option of a 2x16 44780... (Read More)

LCD board support in action

August 20th - via:
LCD board support in action As of a minute ago, this will be running throughout the campaign, the prototype MyPiFi LCD support board with a 4x20 HD44780 screen.  (Read More)

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