AmbaSat-1 Kits Ready to Ship

AmbaSat-1 Kits

The latest batch of AmbaSat-1 kits are ready to ship. Just waiting on new solarboards to arrive and then off they go!

Backers: Shipping, Testing, Launch & Assembly Update

Saturn V rocket

Hi all, Last week was slow whilst we waited on parts delivery from the US & Germany (LP2985 & LSM9DS1). We have now received these parts. This week we are continuing to ship the KIT versions of AmbaSat-1. For those who chose Sensor 07, please expect an email with a purchase link to that sensor. […]

Packing and Shipping

Just a quick update to let backers know that we are still packing and shipping the kit versions of the satellite. We’ll have an update on the assmebled satellites shortly but all looking good. We’ve completed shipping for *almost all* of Sensor kits for sensors 01, 02, 04, 05. Sensor 03 & 06 – about […]

Weekend Work – Shipping Satellite Kits

Just a quick update to say thank you so much to everyone for such fantastic support! We have been literally swamped with orders and as a consequence had to temporarily suspend purchase options in the AmbaSat online shop. All being well we can open the online store again this coming week so if you’re looking […]

AmbaSat bootloaders installed on ATMEGA Chips

Today we’ve been loading the AmbaSat bootloader onto the ATMEGA328 chips in readiness for our assembly partner (Mowden) who will be building the assembled versions of AmbaSat-1 later this week. A few pictures from the process. We had a lunch break and a bite to eat. Couldn’t find any fish to go with the chips […]

Backer Update 23rd May – Kickstarter & Indiegogo

Hi all, As we posted recently on the AmbaSat blog, like most businesses, Covid-19 has impacted our operations and meant that our staff levels have been reduced. For a while now there has been just two of us allowed in the office, with access limited to only one day per week. However, there is now […]

Shipping and Kit Assembly

The covid-19 lockdown has eased a little this week in the UK so we’ve been able to get some more time on assembling and shipping AmbaSat-1 Satellite kits. This latest batch of kits contain Sensor 03s – the low power gas, pressure, temperature & humidity sensor BME680. We’re currently completing the example code for this […]

Backer Update

Dear all,We were able to dispatch another batch of AmbaSat-1 satellite kits last week. Supplies though are still slow and JLCPCB – our PCB supplier – has indicated that they have shipped another batch of PCBs to us (about 80) so when we receive those we’ll be able to continue with shipping. Apologies for the […]

PCB order quotas from China

COVID-19: There are ongoing supply issues with AmbaSat-1 sensor boards and solar boards from our PCB supplier in China. We are currently being restricted to maximum order quantities of 20 of each board type (mainboard, sensors & solarboard). We’ve just placed further PCB orders today. Delivery via DHL is indicated to be about 7 days. […]

AmbaSat-1 Kits Shipping and Progress Update

We’ve been working hard this week to ship the third batch of AmbaSat-1 Satellite Kits. Our PCB supplier is now back online but not yet fully operational. We will be ramping-up deliveries as more supplies start to come through. For those backers who’ve specified a KIT and are in one of the below sensor groups, […]