Sheet of display bases being machined. Total time for a sheet about 5 hours, produces enough bases for about 2 1/2 sets depending on waste. A couple more days of these and there will be enough for the first Continue reading
I’ve compiled a list of what the full kit will contain, there may be some changes to the exact case parts but this is just about complete. IN-7 Display pieces: Surface mounted components 34x Display PCBs 34x Coil spacers 34x Continue reading
Cutting the coil formers just now, the piece PCBs are done and I’ve just had a message from ‘Border Force’ to say they have a parcel and want me to delight them by filling in forms. As they haven’t even Continue reading
Still working on the new modular base PCB, should have one built in the next couple of days.
Watch out, I’ve had a new idea for the chessboard top. No, I promise I’ll just make one to try it and it won’t delay kits for the design as it stands. Really.
Just a quick post updating the parts that have arrived: Electronic components – Almost all bought, just the film tuning capacitors left and no availabilty problems. Laminates – Available, buying it as needed as there’s no discount for the quantity Continue reading
Hi, All the 50 kits I’d planned to put together have been allocated to potential buyers, but if anyone missed out it’s still worth sending me an email to register your interest just in case anyone drops out. I’ve decided Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of updates but there hasn’t been much spare time recently. Currently the chess piece PCBs are being made, next will be the baseboard which is being redesigned. Instead of one large board – which was impressive Continue reading
Update: There will now be 40 kits available with cases and 10 PCB only. I’m also considering making a small quantity of kits available with the surface mounted components presoldered – no price as yet as it will depend on Continue reading