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Some of our backers received units suffering from the "Red Light of Death" problem. (All of these backers have had replacement PocketSprites already sent out) But if you're wondering what to do with your non-functional PocketSprites, great news: it can be brought back to life by replacing one simple component. If you're handy with a soldering iron, you can end up with two devices! Sprite_tm steps you through the process of opening the device, locating the component, desoldering and attaching the new component. Ready to get started? All you'll need is the following: 1x PocketSprite that shows the Red Light of Death ( 😢...

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Great news for the PocketSprite Community. Because of the shipping delays some of our backers have faced, we're extending the PocketSprite Coding Competition deadline to August 31, 2018. What's the competition? Build something awesome for the PocketSprite, and win €1000. We're excited to see what developers will bring to the PocketSprite platform. August 31, 2018 - we will announce the winner of the PocketSprite Programming Competition.Qualification Entries are open to anyone. Entries can be of any nature: game, application, etc Entries will be judged by a panel of judges on the following merits: Use of hardware Entertainment Value (for games) Functionality...

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Funded, NES, Shipping -

Thanks to over 3,000 faithful backers, PocketSprite was funded.
Even better, the first 450 customers already have their PocketSprites in their hands. We've also released a new firmware update with a NES emulator!

Read more about what's been happening, and grab the new free software update!

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shipping updates -

Update: June 27, 2018: We are very pleased to announce that all PocketSprite Black and Transparent Editions have been sent - both Crowd Funding and website orders. Deluxe Editions will be dispatched on July 7. If you haven't received your tracking number yet, please contact support@pocketsprite.com

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July 30 Update All Deluxe orders are now assembled. They will be boxed and dispatched this week. July 25 Update As promised, we've been hard at work on the Deluxe Edition screen capacitive coupling issue.According to our tests, we have resolved the problem and we will be ready to ship within two weeks.The fix is a combination of: Deluxe specific firmware update Isolating tape on the PCB and behind the screen. This combination resolves the issues we were seeing. Next Steps: Isolate all PCBs Reflash the devices Reassemble the devices Deliver the products. The factory projects that we will be...

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