1 08, 2018

Runs 4-5 Months On a Single Charge! – Bridge Clearance Monitor

By |2018-08-01T13:56:37+00:00August 1st, 2018|Arduino, energyShield, energyShield 2|0 Comments

One of our customers used an energyShield 2 Pro to build a device that measures the height under a bridge, which lets him know if there is enough space for his boat to pass under the bridge. The best part is that a single battery charge lasts 4-5 MONTHS! If you are wondering how this is possible, read his [...]

22 03, 2017

The energyShield 2 Pro is here!

By |2018-02-26T08:03:23+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Arduino, energyShield, energyShield 2, New Products|0 Comments

In 2014 NightShade launched a successful Kickstarter for the energyShield: a feature-rich Arduino battery shield. After months of development, we are excited to present the energyShield 2 Pro: the even more feature rich Arduino battery shield. The energyShield 2 Pro was successfully launched into the market for Makers and professionals alike in March of 2017! [...]

19 09, 2014

energyShield Update #24 – The energyShield is Now Available! Buy them now!

By |2014-09-19T14:51:32+00:00September 19th, 2014|Arduino, energyShield, Kickstarter|0 Comments

I am very pleased to announce that the energyShield is now for sale, domestically, on our website. We are also selling some accessories to compliment your energyShield, including solar panels! We are in the process of setting up some international distributors. We will list these distributors on our website when they become available. NightShade Electonics [...]

8 09, 2014

energyShield Update #23 – Product Manual/Assembly Guide and Arduino Library

By |2014-09-08T10:49:28+00:00September 8th, 2014|Arduino, energyShield, Kickstarter|0 Comments

As all of you receive your energyShields we know you will be very eager to assemble them and get them powering your projects, so Jordan spent many hours yesterday finishing the product manual. It looks great and it is posted on out website (https://ns-electric.com/products/energyshield) along with the Arduino library that I wrote for the fuel [...]

28 08, 2014

energyShield Update #21 – Assembly, Testing, and Packing (Pictures and Videos!)

By |2014-08-28T13:56:39+00:00August 28th, 2014|Arduino, energyShield, Kickstarter|0 Comments

The last few weeks have been very exciting. We've moved through production, testing, and packing. Production Since the energyShield is basically just an assembled, printed circuit board (PCB) its manufacturing process is essentially the PCB assembly process. The process begins with a PCB design (that's what we did) and a parts list. The manufacturer (Jaycon [...]