Share this project


Share this project

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.
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.

Use this space to cheer the creator along, and talk to your fellow backers.

Have a question?

Only backers can post comments. Log In
    1. Missing avatar

      Erik V.
      on January 8

      Got mine today. It looks and sounds great!

    2. Missing avatar

      Erik V.
      on January 2

      I'm in Ontario and still waiting for my clear stain log....

    3. Missing avatar

      Gregor Young on December 20

      I was one of the lucky ones that got theirs early as I live in Vancouver. I've had mine for two months now so while I can understand that those who are still waiting are frustrated just know that it really is both a really quality speaker and a very cool piece to look at and own. Sparks conversations. I'm really happy with mine.

    4. Sangil Lee on December 16

      제품을 보냈다면 배송추적 링크를 꼭 보내주세요. 요즘 배송과정에 문제가 많아서 확인을 해야 합니다.

    5. Missing avatar

      Scott Gimple on December 15

      Please let us know if there is any chance of getting the Rickit Logs by Christmas or at least New Year’s Day!

    6. Missing avatar

      stephen holley on December 12

      Is there any reason why emails or messages are not replied to? We have all invested good money into this project!

    7. Stephen Victor on November 27

      Which will come first: Trump being removed from office, or my delivery for my rockit log? Taking bets.

    8. Doran on November 26

      Got my clear stain Rockit Log delivered in Ontario Canada on the 21st. Looks really nice. Sound quality is amazing and the volume this thing puts out is impressive to say the very least. Great job guys!

    9. Missing avatar

      Miguel Díaz on November 19

      When I will receive it? (Spain)

    10. Missing avatar

      Asanga Gunatillaka on November 17

      Just wanted to thank you guys for a great experience with our Rockit log; received a couple of weeks ago (Canada). Set up was easy, it looks great and most importantly sounds awesome.

    11. Missing avatar

      Jay brigleb on October 30

      I need to change my deliver address as I've moved to Australia from the US. Is it still possible to do this? I ordered a dark stain speaker.

    12. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on October 19

      As I'm local in Vancouver, I received an email from Jay with an offer to stop by the Portmanteau Stereo Company shop and select my Rockit Log(s). So I did just that last week!

      I met with Heffe Mc Connell (a pretty rad guy by all accounts) and took a look around. It's a neat setup and there were a lot of great products already completed. It was hard to choose which ones wanted to go home with me, but I managed.

      I've just now had the chance to power one up and give it a listen; naturally, as a Canadian, the first music I played was The Tragically Hip... Because Gord Downie. #ripgord #ingordwetrust #thehip

      I am beyond impressed with the performance!!! It's kinda late in the evening and I live in a condo... So I might get a noise complaint. #worthit

      I am 100% certain that all of you are going to LOVE these. I've backed over 50 projects and this is one of the absolute best! I can't wait to show mine to people and refer them to Portmanteau Stereo Company!!!

    13. Missing avatar

      Mike Ward on September 21

      Was hoping for an update on Shipping. Sent an email to Kyra, that remains unanswered. It's not a huge deal but I'm just excited to get mine. If it's easier, with the amount of travel I do for work, I could just pick it up, if there is a location to do so.

    14. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on June 25, 2017

      There's since been an update (#7 on June 15th). Seems like a typical/anticipated delay, as is the case with almost all projects. Not a big deal.

      As for Pemberton Festival, their bankruptcy is an entirely separate issue. I wouldn't worry about that at all.

    15. Missing avatar

      Erik V.
      on May 20, 2017

      The lack of any updates, combined with the fact that that the music festival that you have a partnership with just went bankrupt, is a touch unsettling....

    16. Missing avatar

      Curtis Kitchen on May 16, 2017

      I need to change the address you are sending this too. How can I go about doing that?

    17. Missing avatar

      Gord Snell on May 12, 2017

      Same question as Brogan. Can't wait for my speaker. Would love to see another update.

    18. Brogan on May 11, 2017

      Is there any update on shipping or production?

    19. Brogan on March 10, 2017

      I had kind of a picky question: Based on photos of the Rockit Logs that have clear stains, some have a reddish ring in the center of the grain that shows around the speaker, which I love and is why I picked the clear stain. I didn't see a place for notes on the survey so I figured I would ask here if there was a way to note I'd prefer a piece of wood with a center like that if at all possible. I will be just as happy with the product either way but wanted to check in and see! Thanks :)

    20. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on March 6, 2017

      Excellent! *sent*

    21. Jay DeMerit Creator on March 5, 2017

      @Wes yeah that's fine, just message us the other details

    22. Missing avatar

      Kelvin Cheng on March 2, 2017

      Congratulations!! You guys have done a great job and great design!

      The reason I choose custome-design option is I wanna have a burned grain log with gold screw and the gold centre of the speaker, black scone.

      Just a little bit different from your Jay DeMerit edition, I prefer a gold centre of the speaker.

      However, after I receive the survey, I just found out there isn't an option for the burned grain log. I would like to know if you guys can do me a favour to change the log to burned grain log?

      The reason I back your project is I need some really cool POPs for my CD cover and posters. Your speaker will exist in some of our CD cover as a Pops, and it will be displayed in our studio as a furniture.

      Therefore, your help will be very meaningful to us, and if you need any extra charge for such service, please let me know, I'll consider about that.

      Thank you very much!

    23. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on March 2, 2017

      I got an email today that was a Final Reminder to complete the survey; so I filled it out with my shipping details... Still wondering what the best way is to provide the shipping info for the 2nd Rockit Log to be sent to?

    24. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on March 1, 2017

      Also pledged for two; want them both the same (clear stain), but sent to different addresses.

      What's the best way to facilitate this? Complete the survey with one name/address and immediately follow up with a message thru Kickstarter with the other name/address?

      I'll await confirmation of instructions/preferred way to go about this before filling out the survey. Thanks!

    25. Missing avatar

      Scott Gimple on February 27, 2017

      I have ordered two Rockit Logs, but only have one survey. How do I request a clear and dark Rockit Log?


    26. Missing avatar

      Stuart Lucken on February 27, 2017

      Shipping address supplied, the waiting game begins!

    27. Missing avatar

      Stuart Lucken on February 21, 2017

      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.

    28. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on February 20, 2017


      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.

    29. Missing avatar

      Anjenette Luebrecht on February 20, 2017

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

    30. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on February 19, 2017

      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.

    31. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on February 18, 2017

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

    32. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 15, 2017

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

    33. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 13, 2017

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

    34. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on February 12, 2017

      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!).

    35. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 12, 2017

      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 :)…

    36. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on February 11, 2017

      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!

    37. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on February 11, 2017

      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

    38. Scott Misfeldt on February 10, 2017

      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.

    39. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 7, 2017

      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.

    40. Missing avatar

      Erik V.
      on February 7, 2017

      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!

    41. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on February 2, 2017

      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.

    42. Jay DeMerit Creator on February 2, 2017

      @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

    43. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on February 2, 2017

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

    44. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on January 28, 2017

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

    45. James Ryan on January 25, 2017

      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. :-)

    46. James Ryan on January 25, 2017

      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.

    47. Djayawarman Alamprabu
      on January 24, 2017

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

    48. Jay DeMerit Creator on January 19, 2017

      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!

    49. Michael Ng on January 19, 2017

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

    50. Missing avatar

      Wes Ewing on January 19, 2017

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

Show older comments