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July 2022 Progress Update

Preorders, Firmware, and App updates

July 6, 2022
by
Sam Spencer
Teardown Tuesday - Strymon Deco MIDI-fication - Part 5

Creating a MIDI Mod for the Deco - Pt. 5

July 5, 2022
by
Sam Spencer
Teardown Tuesday - Strymon Deco MIDI-fication - Part 4

Creating a MIDI Mod for the Deco - Pt. 4

June 28, 2022
by
Sam Spencer
Teardown Tuesday - Strymon Deco MIDI-fication - Part 3

Creating a MIDI Mod for the Deco - Pt. 3

June 21, 2022
by
Sam Spencer
Teardown Tuesday - Strymon Deco MIDI-fication - Part 2

Creating a MIDI Mod for the Deco - Pt. 2

June 14, 2022
by
Sam Spencer
Teardown Tuesday - Strymon Deco MIDI-fication - Part 1

Creating a MIDI Mod for the Deco - Pt. 1

June 7, 2022
by
Sam Spencer
Teardown Tuesday - Strymon Deco

Opening the Strymon Deco

May 31, 2022
by
Sam Spencer
Teardown Tuesday - WIDI UHost & WIDI Jack

Investigating the WIDI UHost and WIDI Jack

May 17, 2022
by
Simon Glover
Teardown Tuesday - Open Source MIDI Thru Hub

Let's look at our first Gizmo

May 10, 2022
by
Simon Glover
Teardown Tuesday - Morningstar Relay Interface

Let's look at how the Relay Interface works

May 3, 2022
by
Simon Glover
Fireside Live Chats #4: BRIDGE Firmware v1.1.0 Showcase

BRIDGE firmware v1.1.0 walkthrough

April 30, 2022
by
Simon Glover
Teardown Tuesday - Strymon Conduit

Let's look at what makes the Strymon Conduit awesome

April 26, 2022
by
Simon Glover
Firmware v1.0.3.1 Released

Update your device to the latest version

February 7, 2022
by
Simon Glover
Firmware v1.0.2.1 Released

Update your device to the latest version

January 18, 2022
by
Simon Glover
BRIDGE4 User Manual Released!

Time to dive in and plan your BRIDGE4 setup before it arrives

January 1, 2022
by
Simon Glover
Firmware v1.0.1.1 Released

Update your device to the latest version

December 24, 2021
by
Simon Glover
Fireside Live Chats #3: 2022 Roadmap & Exciting Annoucenment

2022 Product Releases & New Machinery

December 18, 2021
by
Simon Glover
Fireside Live Chats #2: How not to manufacture a product

Simon & Sam show you the ups and downs of manufacturing hardware

November 21, 2021
by
Simon Glover
BRIDGE6 User Manual Released!

Time to dive in and plan your BRIDGE6 & BRIDGE4 setup before we start shipping!

October 25, 2021
by
Simon Glover
Flexiport Compatibility List for 'Switch Out' Mode

Device compatibility for the 'Switch Out' Flexiport mode

October 25, 2021
by
Simon Glover
Fireside Live Chats #1: BRIDGE6/4 Demo, Update, Q&A

BRIDGE6/4 Demo, Updates, Q&A, New Product Reveals

September 3, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #9: Detailed Project Update

Hard Lockdowns and Final Assembly

August 24, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #6: First Rewards Shipped

The first two reward tiers have now been shipped. Backers whose reward didn't include a MIDI controller will receive their rewards soon.

April 22, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #7: The Final 8

App and Firmware being tested as we get closer to August

April 22, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #8: The Final Countdown!

Short delays due to local COVID outbreaks

April 22, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #5: Delay announcement

Our shipping date has been moved due to factors beyond our control. Also, here are some screenshots of our desktop app!

April 15, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #4: Closer and closer!

Pins, shirts, packaging, and expression doublers ready to be reavealed. We've also added keyboard commands to the messages you can send with the Bridge4/6.

March 3, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #3: Development & Manufacturing

App, firmware, packaging and manufacturing are all in full-swing. Final prototypes for Bridge6 and Bridge4 have arrived!

January 29, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #2: Using community feedback

You spoke, we listened. The saga of the 1/8" vs 1/4" TRS jacks. This is community co-creation at its finest.

January 15, 2021
by
Simon Glover
KS Update #1: Getting back to work

In just 34 days you have made the Bridge6 one of the most successful MIDI Kickstarters ever!

January 2, 2021
by
Simon Glover