The Return of ADABOX 2023 ! We’re back!

The Return of ADABOX 2023 ! We’re back! Great news folks, the part shortage and supply chain issues over the last couple years have started to ease up and we’re able to resume ADABOX in a few months again! We do not charge for an ADABOX until it ships, and we’ll be providing the specific dates as we get closer to 2023! Expect ADABOX 21 to resume around March 2023!

Thank you so much for your patience, support, and kind words as we’ve navigated the parts drought together!

We’re sending out emails to all ADABOX subscribers and referencing this post and video.

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Video transcript:
“All right. So great news. ADABOX returns 2023. We finally have enough parts to do, the four ADABOXes we want to do all this year, not possible. The chips we needed. Sensors, modules, components, level shifters, diodes. We can get dozens of things. We can get hundreds of things. We can get thousands of things. It was hard to get tens of thousands of things. And ADABOX subscribers can be into the thousands. We also had to not allow new signups. So ADABOX has been in stasis for the year. And thank you, everyone who’s been patient. We’ve been doing updates. This video is so when we update the website, we do the blog post, and then we send out an email, folks can see that it’s not like a phishing scam or anything. There’s nothing you need to do at all. You can always cancel your subscription if you want. Just keep in mind. We don’t charge until it ships. Yeah, we don’t charge until it ships. But just keep in mind, there’s so many people signed up for when someone leaves ADABOX that if you do leave, you might not be able to get back in. So it is good news. We’re finally able to predict what’s going to happen. We’ll be shipping the first one March-ish of 2023, if not sooner. And the parts are here. Thanks to all of our partners like Digi-Key. It’s just been tough to plan something that has tens of thousands of customers and not be able to know that we’re going to. And do a good job and make sure that we get. And not know we’re going to get it. Yeah. Like we’re just starting to see some parts that we needed available for something as large as EtaBox. So we didn’t just want to do one ADABOX last year. In fact, there wasn’t anything that we could do, just one EtaBox. We were close. And there’s some things that we had to migrate away from. So we had one ADABOX that relied on a microchip chip. Microchip the company. And they’re still saying end of like 2023 until we get those chips. So we had to redesign the board. Now it’s going to use maybe an RP2040 or an Espessif, ESP32S2. So hooray. It’s here. We’ll get the word out. Thank you, everybody. And this is the video that goes along with all the information we’re going to get over the next week or so to everyone. But stick around if you want an ADABOX. But if you want to leave and come back, that’s totally fine, too. Just remember, if you have an EtaBox, you don’t get charged until we ship. So you’ll see that at the beginning of probably March.”

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1 Comment

  1. Hooray! I was hoping that was the news alluded to recently. I’ve been eagerly waiting, will be hard waiting till March but it makes sense that you wanted to do it right with multiple than just trickle out one or two. It does mean I managed to justify a big Adafruit purchase recently…

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