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Build Chordata


The chordata system can be built completely from scratch on your own lab. The current version of the hardware is:

  • K-Ceptor R2.2
  • Hub R1.2


You can download the the Kicad sources for the PCBs at: Our downloads page or gitlab repository

The BOM for the current version is here.

There's still no comprehensive guide or tutorial on how to build a chordata suit. Some previous experience on SMD soldering is advised. If you are planning to go for it consider documenting the process on the forum. That way others can get an idea of what the process is like, and if you have any questions or doubts we'll be there to help.


If you are interested on testing a prototypical version of the system you might want to join our beta-testing program. Leave us a message here to get more information.


TODO guideEdit

This article is work in progress, you might find that part of the information contained here is incomplete.

Someday here you will find a complete guide on how to go through the building process, starting with something like...

The main purpose of this guide is to give you an idea on how to build a Chordata motion capture system completely from scratch. We searched to cover as many details as possible, allowing those of you who are still beginners to the DIY electronic world to go through all the steps.

We are covering from the very specific to this system (like hoy to solder a K-Ceptor, the main Chordata sensing unit), to the very generic electronic procedures (like how to buy electronic components from an online retail store). If you are an experienced hacker, and you feel like you already know the things explained on a chapter, feel free to skip it.