µCurrent now available for general sale
For all those who have asked, the µCurrent is now available from my new store.
No plans to sell it through the distributors like I did last time, it's only... Read more
All units now shipped!
Shipped the final 50 units today!
It has taken about a month longer than expected to get the final units out due to the volume and a few hiccups, but... Read more
To keep it real, here is a photo of some of the crew at Soltronico who are assembling, testing, and packing the µCurrents. Josh, Jose, and Matthew. Soltronico employs some staff... Read more
I'm on the home stretch delivering all the $79 backers. I still have about 185 or so to go.
Sorry about the delays, but progress has been slower than expected... Read more
Boards continue to arrive from the assemblers, and are shipped out as soon as I get them. Another 100 just left today.
400 so far shipped of the $79 backers,... Read more
$79 backers are shipping
I've now shipped all the (99) Oz $79 backers (you should have got a tracking email), and have started shipping the overseas $79 backers in backer order. So if you... Read more
Many people have reported that the survey link I posted in the last update doesn't work.
I have no idea why, it works for me, and is the link provided... Read more
Despite me emailing a reminder directly, there are still quite a lot of $79 backers (1.5%!) who have not filled out the survey form:
If you don't fill this... Read more
Full production batch is on it's way
The final production batch boards are on the truck and will start to arrive tomorrow. So I should be able to ship some the same day. 100 or so units... Read more
This video shows testing of 50 uCurrent boards and some of the production test jigs.
$85 Backers Shipped
The last of the $85 backers have shipped, ultimately 7 days later than the end date originally promised, sorry about that.
Many international people have now received their unit and... Read more
International First Run backers are shipping
I shipped the first 20 of the $85 international backers today. Alphabetical by country name first, that's just the way it worked out in the database.
The rest will follow... Read more
Shipped - Oz First Production Run Backers
All Australian first production runs backers (28) were shipped today using my new automated Australia Post eParcel system. You should have received an email alert when it was despatched, and... Read more
First Production Testing
I have now received all 20 assembled panels for the initial production run.
10 panels have been tested so far, and assembly was fine, just the odd hiccup, but otherwise... Read more
First Assembly Run
The first 20 panels have gone through the SMD assembly line. Jose at Soltronico (who, as previously mentioned, is a backer!) has been hard at work late into the early morning... Read more
Parts have gone to the assemblers
The parts have now gone to the assemblers (Soltronico).
Soltronico are actually a backer of the Kickstarter campaign!, so they have an interest in making sure all this runs smoothly.... Read more
Half a dozen units shipped today! Some more will follow tomorrow.
It felt good shipping some units on the same day the money came through.
Is this possibly the first... Read more
Well true to their word Kickstarter transferred the funds after the 14 day wait period after the campaign ended. Here is the bank deposit for those playing along at home:... Read more
For those wondering when I will be sending out the "survey" to everyone's mailing address, the answer is "the last possible minute before shipping".
The reason for this is that,... Read more
Happy new year! and a huge thanks to all the backers on this little project of mine. I didn't expect so many people would be interested in this new model.... Read more
Manufacturing the first 10 units
No issues with assembling and testing the first 10 units.
I'm being helped out on the critical shunt resistor by the manufacturer Vishay directly, so hopefully they can speed... Read more
First uCurrent assembled
Here is the first uCurrent GOLD being assembled, a trial of my thermal oven.
A few update items:
At this stage it looks like I'm going to have to manufacture 1500 units! And I have already orders and received a lot of parts, but... Read more
I'd like to respond directly to individual campaign comments, but KS does not allow this.
It's really really stupid.
Just wanted to say that, that is all :->
Even more early signed editions released!
Due to popular demand I've added another 10 units to the hand built pre-production run.
Some people have asked if they can buy multiple units. Kickstarter do not formally allow this in their pledge levels, but are happy with having people increase their pledge... Read more
There is a direct rip-off of my campaign on Indiegogo:
It is a SCAM and I am trying to have it shut down. So under no circumstances contribute... Read more
More early signed editions released!
Due to popular demand, I've released another 10 early hand built signed editions.
Guess I have a lot of manual pick'n'placing to do!
Wow, that didn't take long, goal reached in less than 3 hours!
That's awesome, really, thanks everyone who's backed so far.
Can't believe the signed ones sold out in 10's... Read more