[PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - CLOSED

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[PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - CLOSED

Post by kite » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:40 am

Kite's Circuit Sword Pre-Order Thread (#5)



What is the Circuit Sword?

The Circuit Sword is a circuit board that contains everything required to run a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3. It is a single board computer capable of running any software designed for the Raspberry Pi. It includes special components designed for portability, power management, button input, LCD and audio output. The Circuit Sword is the perfect Raspberry Pi computer for retro gaming fans. Read on below...


  • Built-in Raspberry Pi Compute Module slot
  • Built-in USB 2.0 hub
  • Built-in ATMEGA32u4 (for buttons and joysticks)
  • Built-in status LEDs (Power, Charging, WiFi, Pi activity)
  • Built-in 1.5A charger and load balance chip
  • Built-in regulators (1.8v, 3.3v and 5v)
  • Built-in micro SD slot
  • Built-in 2.4W amplifier and headphone jack
  • Built-in mini HDMI for video output
  • Built-in temperature-activated fan
  • Built-in safe shutdown circuit
  • Built-in emergency shutdown circuit
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Built-in full-sized USB port
  • Built-in USB C port
  • Built-in USB audio chip
  • Built-in DPI LCD connector

Accessories (included)
  • Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 Lite
  • 320x240 LCD
  • Back board (for USB and HDMI)
  • Power switch board
  • 8ohm 2W speaker
  • 30x30mm fan
  • Heatsink
  • Second back board (for additional buttons)
  • Connecting wires (for speaker, joysticks and additional buttons)
  • FPC cable

Accessories (optional)
  • 640x480 HD LCD
  • Back board with volume wheel (alternative back board that brings back the analog volume wheel (replaces HDMI output)
    see here for comparison)


Dates in DD/MM/YYYY

[14/02/2018] Pre-orders open
[27/02/2018] Pre-orders close
[03/03/2018] Manufacturing < You are here
[13/05/2018] Testing
[20/05/2018] Packaging
[27/05/2018] Shipping


Pre-order FAQ: https://github.com/kiteretro/Circuit-Sword/wiki/FAQ
Technical FAQ: https://github.com/kiteretro/Circuit-Sw ... hnical-FAQ
Wiki: https://github.com/kiteretro/Circuit-Sword/wiki

The Circuit Sword is neither supported nor endorsed by Nintendo
Kite and kitesitemshop does not condone illegal activity including copyright ROMs. No support will be provided and all questions will be ignored and deleted
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Re: [PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - OPEN

Post by YaYa » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:47 am

Jus noticed the addition of the fan to the kit, this is great as a fan is obviously needed by the CM3

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Re: [PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - OPEN

Post by jsawhite » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:50 am

awesome you're still doing this. Ordered as an upgrade from my zero build! :)

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Re: [PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - OPEN

Post by TefaTBob » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:56 am

Awesome, thanks! How can we tell if we’re in the first 20? Haha

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Re: [PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - OPEN

Post by psycost » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:56 am

Ordered. :D great to see fan now part of the core kit.

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Re: [PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - OPEN

Post by johkum » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:57 am

Thanks for new preorder and your awesome work. I've just made my order.
I'm new here, hello everyone

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Re: [PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - OPEN

Post by Nicode70 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:05 am

First post here. Ordered!
This looks so sleek and professional. Can’t wait to source all the remaining parts.
Thank you so much Kite.
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Re: [PRE-ORDER] Kite's Circuit Sword (#5) - OPEN

Post by johkum » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:05 am

Double post. Deleted. Sorry.
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