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Audiophile speakers handcrafted from recovered acoustic quality soft tone woods by former World Cup soccer star to help inspire kids.
Audiophile speakers handcrafted from recovered acoustic quality soft tone woods by former World Cup soccer star to help inspire kids.
247 backers pledged $63,915 to help bring this project to life.

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      Stuart Lucken about 12 hours ago

      Just got a fright, payment was declined as suspicious. Quickly sorted & approved. Can't wait to receive this amazing creation, once shipping to UK is confirmed.

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      Wes Ewing 2 days ago


      If it's the autographed tier, it's automatic. And if it's the influencer tier, there'll be a survey post campaign to select which design you'd like.

      PS: Excellent choice! I liked his game when he played for the Vancouver Canucks.

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      Anjenette Luebrecht 2 days ago

      How do I make sure I get Eddie Lack's speaker?

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      Wes Ewing 3 days ago

      Hi all,

      Just a couple more days to go! Having backed 47 projects on Kickstarter, I know that one important consideration is who the Project Creator is (and how likely they are to finish their project as described).

      If you're reading this and need more info on Jay DeMerit before backing, or before recommending this project to a friend, I encourage you to take 20 minutes to watch his talk at TEDxVancouver from a couple years ago.

    5. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      3 days ago

      Great sound as loud as I imagine it to be. Awesome

    6. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 15

      @Djayawarman here you go! A ROCKIT LOG LIVE IN ACTION :)…

    7. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 13

      @Djayawarman Alamprabu: We should have something up in the next few days! Thanks :)))

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      Wes Ewing on February 12

      Excellent! Done and done. Thank you so much in advance :)

      Looking forward to having one at home and gifting one to a friend. I'm also looking forward to both of us sending referral business down the road (which is largely what these types of campaigns are about; but also a pleasure when the product is so good!).

    9. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 12

      Hey @wes, you can definitely add another one w a different address. We will get that information from you post campaign. Here is how you change your reward. Thanks :)…

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      Wes Ewing on February 11

      Congrats on reaching the target!

      I'm interested in pledging for 2 Rockit Logs. Would it be possible to do by just doubling my pledge amount? Also, would love to have each one shipped to a different address.

      Let me know if this can be accommodated, or if it's restricted to 1 (Rockit Log / shipping address) per account. Thanks!

    11. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on February 11

      Any video to check how loud the rockit logis can rock? @creator you said its loud enough for a backyard party? Please do some video test thank you

    12. Scott Misfeldt on February 10

      Yes! Target met. Take my money now! What are the chances of having the speaker for Mother's Day? I can pick up from Vancouver if that helps.

    13. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 7

      Hi Erik, depending on what your pledge was for, the standard model comes with a black back cone. If you ordered a customized Rockit Log, you will have a series of colors to choose from for the back cone, so that will be up to you. Right now, our customized Rockit Logs have the two choices between brown stain (traditional chocolate color) or clear coat to show the true grain of the wood. Thanks and let me know if you have any more questions.

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      Erik V. on February 7

      First of all, great story and very nice looking product.

      Wondering if the standard speakers will come with a back piece that is black to match the handle and feet? Or will it come with the awkwardly out of place white that is shown in one of the pledge photos?

      I'm pledged either way, but curious. Also, will there be more than two stains available for the custom logs?

      Thanks and I hope this is as good as it seems!

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      Wes Ewing on February 2

      Yep! Those questions. Thanks for the thorough answer for all. I only know a little about the tech stuff, but still found this info helpful and am sure others will too. Much appreciated.

    16. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 2

      @wesewing, if you are referring to the tech questions below, here is our full Tech sheet:

      Rockit Log Technical Specifications:

      Controls: Power, Volume Up/Down buttons

      Amplifier: 60Watt Class D Amp Single Channel Amplifier

      Bluetooth: Version 4.0 APT-X, Range 15 meters

      AUX Input: 3.5mm audio jack

      Rockit log auto selects input based on connection status.

      USB Port: 5V 1amp output for charging smartphones, tablets, cameras

      Battery: 24V 3.5 aH Lithium 18650 Cells - 10+ hour run time on full volume
      Charger: 24V 2A - full charge in 1.5 hours

      State of Charge indicator: YES

      Audio/Speaker Specifications:

      Power Handling (RMS): 28 Watts
      Power Handling (max): 56 Watts
      Impedance: 8 ohms
      Frequency Response 60 to 20,000 Hz
      Sensitivity 90 dB 1W/1m
      Voice Coil Diameter1"Magnet Weight18.6 oz.
      Thiele-Small Parameters
      Resonant Frequency (Fs)60 Hz
      DC Resistance (Re) 6.3 ohms
      Voice Coil Inductance (Le)0.02 mH
      Mechanical Q (Qms) 2.8
      Electromagnetic Q (Qes) 0.52
      Total Q (Qts) 0.44
      Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) 0.41 ft.³
      Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms) 1.31 mm/N
      BL Product (BL) 5.53 Tm
      Diaphragm Mass Inc.
      Airload (Mms) 5.99g
      Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax)3 mm
      Surface Area of Cone (Sd) 94 cm²
      Materials of Construction
      Cone Material Poly
      Surround Material Rubber
      Basket / Frame Material Polymer
      Magnet Material Ferrite

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      Wes Ewing on February 2

      Just opened the comments for the first time in a while; was hoping for answers to the questions asked below (a week ago)... Creator?

    18. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on January 28

      Any video to check how loud the rockit logis can rock? @creator

    19. James Ryan on January 25

      UPDATE to previous comment:

      I'm happy to see that you use "class D" amplifiers. That's a strong indicator that the audio technicians really know their stuff. :-)

    20. James Ryan on January 25

      In your story (which is a great one BTW) and for a very worthy cause (Rise & Shine), you don't go into any detail about the audio specs. I.E. Which audio specialist are you consulting with, what/who's components are you using for the drivers, cone etc, measurable performance stats (Frequency response, Total harmonic distortion, Dynamic range and Signal-to-noise ratio, Output power in RMS etc). Also, is the bluetooth v4.1? Does it support the latest APTX codec? Quality of sound matters tremendously to me, so I'd appreciate it if you could post all this audio spec info. Thank you.

    21. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on January 24

      Any video to check how loud the rockit logis can rock? @creator

    22. Jay DeMerit Creator on January 19

      Yes Michael Ng, if we hit our target, after the campaign is over we will be in touch to see which influencer log you chose. Thanks for your interest!

    23. Michael Ng on January 19

      For the influencer designed rockit log, we will have the option to select one of the influencer's design after it is pledged?

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      Wes Ewing on January 19

      Saw these showcased at TEDxVancouver 2015! They're pretty awesome and sound great too. Looking forward to having one at home :)

    25. Chris Olenik | Agency 2.0 Crowdfunding Collaborator
      on January 18

      @Djayawarman or shoot Jay and his team a message at or and they'll get back to you pretty quickly and can get you the angles you're looking for.

    26. Chris Olenik | Agency 2.0 Crowdfunding Collaborator
      on January 18

      @Djayawarman will the gif in Rewards Section work above suitcase? It shows the items you can customize on speaker and gives a few fair angles. If not, give me a few hours... I have a some good videos I've been wanting to post but file size is very large and working to slim down a bit to help load time.

    27. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on January 18

      Can you put more $199 speaker picture please from every angle.

    28. Philip Petracca on January 17

      I got to listen to them at CES, craftsmanship of reclaimed wood and great sound - this is the bluetooth speaker we've always wanted! Can't wait to get mine!