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By Cambrian Industries
$24,266
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

About

Astro is the first foldable and collapsible ukulele; thanks to its incredible features and shapes, Astro will follow you in all your adventures and journeys, together with your music passion. 

Small and compact, Astro has been designed to fit into any bag, backpack or even jacket pockets, causing no additional effort, thanks to its light weight. 

Transform your daily journey, any waiting time or lunch break in a moment of happiness and passion, with your favorite instrument always at your disposal.   

Reconsider your daily way to work, your travel to school or university as an opportunity to play and practise, to relax and get carried away by the notes of your ukulele. 

The reduced acoustic power makes this instrument suitable to be played also on public transports, without disturbing the other travellers. So regardless the mean of transport you choose, Astro will transform your travel in a music experience.  

Thanks to our special patented mechanism, that connects the rotation of the neck to the floating bridge, once the execution is terminated, it is possible to fold the ukulele without releasing or removing the strings. 

Once folded, Astro can be kept standing on the desk with its apposite support, becoming a piece of modern design, source of inspiration and relax, always ready to be played.  

Two wings are present on both sides of the body, openable to make the performance more comfortable in every situation.  

Once closed along the ukulele profile, they emphasize its shape, becoming the instrument frame, easing furthermore the transportation without sacrificing comfort. 

Paper Astro is the paper version of our ukulele, developed to entertain and give an idea of the real size of Astro. 

The paper astro PDF can be obtained with a 5€ donation, supporting the achievement of this project, or downloaded for free at the very bottom of the campaing page.  

Astro A is the basic acoustic version of our foldable ukulele, equipped with nylon strings, developed to discover the instrument, practise and play everywhere. 

Astro A will also be provided with a set of covers for the acoustic holes, made of soundproofing material, usable to make the instrument appropriate in every situation, reducing its acoustic power.  

Astro E is the first electric version of our ukulele. The structure and the shapes are identical to the acoustic version, but Astro E is equipped with a saddle piezo pick up, to amplify its acoustic possibilities, and let you enjoy your instrument fully everywhere. 

Astro E is provided with an internal amplifier, which will allow you to plug your headphones and earphones directly to the instrument. Thanks to this internal amplifier it will be possible also to connect Astro E directly to any speaker, with the AUX cable. 

The internal amplifier will be provided with the standard setting possibilities, such as Volume, Tone and Gain, a 3.5mm aux output for headphones and earphones, a 6.5 mm aux output for professional Hearphones. 

 
                                         
                                      

Beginning time lapse video reference: 

-Donostia | San Sebastián | Timelapse Tiltshift   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPxZHTy1fA8

-Haneda Airport Tilt Shift https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgckX1dkH4M                                                 

-micro munich 2 - the next tale from above  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3CsMqVkj6c   

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Icons made by Freepik,  from www.flaticon.com

Risks and challenges

The main challenge in this project is to develop an instrument capable of folding, maintaining at the same time the quality of sound and comfort during the execution. In order to do so we are already collaborating with experts that will be involved in the production process to find the best solutions to overcome this challenge. On the risk side we could face some unexpected delay in the supply chain, which may cause a slow down in our development schedule, and delays in the delivery. To avoid such possibilities we are collaborating mainly with companies with long-lasting relation and trustworthy, but just in case the expected deliveries have been calculated with excess.

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