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$2,285 pledged of $50,000 goal
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By Nuvelon
$2,285 pledged of $50,000 goal
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BEST-IN-CLASS SOUND PERFORMANCE

Delivers more power and better sound than top audio brands

We worked with the same specialists top audio brands hire to craft a loudspeaker that delivers superior sound and dynamic range than any portable light show speaker. Our proprietary firmware uses an ARM Cortex-m3 Codec to decompress sound files and ensures that whether you’re streaming from CD quality services or your own playlist, you’re getting the best quality sound available.  

Twin rear-facing 3.5 inch diameter bass-isolating radiators tuned to the speaker cabinet produce rich bass notes in harmonic balance with full range dynamic drivers.

Twin, 3 inch front-facing full range dynamic drivers produce 15 watts of powerful, distortion-free sound at any volume. Most speakers in this category and price range are in the 5 to 10 watt range - not enough to prevent sound distortion at full volume.

MULTI-SPEAKER WIRELESS SYNC FEATURE

Sync up to 8 Speakers - no app or WiFi connection needed

Play or stream the same music from one device to mutliple speakers WITHOUT the cords, apps and WiFi connection that other more expensive multi-room audio systems require. Pair any Nuvelon FLARE Speaker with any Bluetooth-enabled device, then sync up to 7 more. Synced speakers can be placed up to 50 feet apart each and sync works through walls and around corners.

Speakers only need to be synced one time. With sync memory they stay synced even when powered down. Just turn then on and sync will resume.  

Bring the party

Use synced Nuvelon FLARE speakers all together in one room to amp up the decibels. So if loud music is your thing, the Nuvelon FLARE rivals much larger rockers and boxes that cost 2 or 3 times as much.

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MESMERIZING LIGHTSHOW OPTIONS

Express your musical personality

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Twin prism lenses on each speaker provide unmatched color depth for 28 full spectrum color-changing L.E.D.s. Light up your surrounds with everything from favorite colors, serene color-changing glows, or lights that pulse to the beats of your tunes. Use without light show for a longer music play time, and use the light show timer feature to set a 2, 4, 6 or 8 hour run time.

Pulse to the beat light shows

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Set your Nuvelon FLARE Lantern Speaker to pulse to your music with the color-changing light pulse feature.

Use it as a task light

With 5 watts of power and 5-level brightness control you can use your Nuvelon FLARE as a task light too.

Light show Features and Specifications

 

TAKE THE PARTY ANYWHERE

Stream, play or go live - anywhere indoors or outdoors!

Take yours down to the pool, to the lake, camping or tailgating - when you get together with friends the music’s on. You can even plug in a mic for a live karaoke event, or turn your Nuvelon FLARE into a guitar amp.

LONG BATTERY LIFE

Up to 7 hour play time on one charge

The Nuvelon FLARE has a high capacity 6600 mAh rechargeable lithium ion battery that never needs to be replaced. Play music and light shows up to 7 hours on a single charge, or up to 10 hours without light shows.  

ALL-WEATHER DESIGN

Splash-proof and rainproof for outdoor use

With an IPX5 water resistance rating, the Nuvelon FLARE is built to take light rain, drink spills, and splashes. It’s tough and durable, with an industrial-quality look and feel.

THE NUVELON TEAM

The Nuvelon team at CES 2018. Joseph, Hendra, Crystal, Derek and Marcus
The Nuvelon team at CES 2018. Joseph, Hendra, Crystal, Derek and Marcus

We’ve worked on a lot of projects together, and a passion for design, technology and innovation runs through them all. We have years of experience working with designers, engineers and manufacturers to successfully bring great new products to market. So when we get an idea, we work out quickly if it can succeed. We got such positive feedback about the Nuvelon FLARE speaker that we knew we had a winning product.

This is our first Kickstarter project, but we knew instinctively that building a community of backers is the best way for us to get the word out about the Nuvelon FLARE. We would love you to join the Nuvelon community today. We want to keep you all updated with our progress and future plans. We’re going to be launching a lot of exciting new products, and we give back a portion of profits to those in need.

HOW YOUR PLEDGE WILL BE USED

We have already built the Nuvelon FLARE, signed off the production specifications, and completed product testing. We cut aluminum molds so we could test fit and production assembly. However, aluminum tooling is limited to production of a few dozen parts only. We need to cut steel molds for manufacturing.

The manufacturing tooling cost for the Nuvelon FLARE is USD75,000. Your pledge will contribute to the tooling cost so we can get manufacturing tooling underway, and deliver Nuvelon FLARE Lantern Speakers to you by August 2018.

REWARDS

The Nuvelon FLARE is priced at $199 (MSRP). We are offering special discounts to early backers. Reserve your pledge today!

 

 

 

 

 

PROJECT TIMELINE

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions

  • Height: 12.4 in. (316mm)
  • Width: 8.2 in. (208mm)
  • Depth: 8.2 in. (208mm)

Weight

  • 6.6 lbs. (2.99 kg.)

Controls / Inputs

  • Power ON/OFF│Bluetooth Device Pair/Disconnect│Light ON/OFF/Function│ Light Timer│Multi-sync│Volume +/-│Aux In│Charging Cord AUX Port
  • 3.5mm AUX in x 1

Bluetooth

  • Version: 4.1
  • Connection Range: 30 ft. / 9m

Compatible Audio File Sources

  • Wireless: BT-enabled Devices (iOS or Android)
  • Aux: MP3 Player

Speaker Drivers and Layout

  • Full Range 7.5W Dynamic Drivers x 2, Passive Bass Radiators (x 2)
  • Front-facing 3" Dynamic Drivers, rear-facing 3.5" Passive Bass Radiators

L.E.D. Indicators

  • Low Power/Charging/Charged│Bluetooth pairing status│Timer selection│ Transmitting/Receiving status│ Light Show Controls and Colors
  • Controls: ON/OFF/5-level Brightness Control, Light Color (7 individual colors, 7-Color Fade, 7-Color Pulse), Timer (2-4-6-8 Hr)
  • Colors: White light + 7 colors (Red, Blue, Aqua, Amber, Green, Purple, Pink) 

Battery

  • Rechargeable Li-ion 3.7V 6600mAh
  • Play time per charge: 7 hours of music at 70% volume with light show (10 hours without light show)
  • Charging time: up to 3 Hours

Power Input

  • Charging Cable: 15V 2A AC 100V-240V Power Cord
  • Length: 6 ft. (183cm)

THD + Noise

  • <10%

S/N Rate

  • >80dB

Materials

  • Cabinet: ABS
  • Lens: PMMA
  • Speaker grill: Steel
  • Control panel and covers: Silicone

Wireless Multi-Sync

  • Range: 50ft. (15m)
  • Capability: up to 8 units

Operating Conditions

  • Operating Temperature Range: 32˚F - 104˚F (0˚C - 40˚C)
  • Operating Humidity Range: 40~90% RH
  • Storage Temperature Range: -13˚F - 158˚F (-25˚C - 70˚C)
  • Outdoor Operation: IPX-5 (splash-proof / rainproof)

Packaging

  • Double layer F-flute 4-color printed box
  • Height: 14.6 in. (370mm) Width: 9.8 in. (250mm) Depth: 9.8 in. (250mm)

Warranty

  • 12 Month Limited Warranty: Applies to defects in materials and workmanship related to non-commercial use.

Risks and challenges

We have been developing audio products since 2014, and pioneered the concept of the wireless lantern speaker. Our work in the field led us to create the Nuvelon FLARE Lantern Speaker – a near-perfect expression of audio form and function that is geared toward today’s consumers looking for indoor/outdoor audio products. The Nuvelon FLARE Lantern Speaker has been engineered from the ground up, and the design was created for indoor/outdoor lifestyles.

We are working with a renowned speaker manufacturer to bring the Nuvelon FLARE Lantern Speaker to market. The design and technical specs are locked in and the components and firmware have been subjected to rigorous testing to ensure maximum acoustic and battery life performance.

No further part or assembly modifications need to be made, and we are ready to move ahead with final tooling. All electronic components, including firmware, are finalized. Our Bill of Material and CMF are also finalized.

While it’s unlikely, we could face delays in tooling completion, component manufacture, or component delivery. All of these could impact product delivery. However, there is nothing to indicate these risks are outside usual norms. We are working with a manufacturer who manufactures many hundreds of thousands of audio products for US and international markets annually, and has a well-established supply chain. This supplier uses strict incoming shipment testing protocols, and has well-developed QA and QC procedures in place - as befits a manufacturer supplying high-end audio products to international markets.

We stand behind the effort that has gone into development of the Nuvelon FLARE Lantern Speaker, and are so proud to offer this product to you at a significant discount to full retail as a way of kickstarting our production. We hope you back our campaign, and we know you will love your Nuvelon FLARE Lantern Speaker!

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