Last week on wednesday I drove to the wood shop only to find it closed. I was supposed to meet with Ivan but apparently he got lost in a lumber... Read more
Friday I spent the entire day sanding the edges of bamboo panels. They look really nice!
that's a partial stack while I took a break
On Wednesday I'm supposed to... Read more
Friday woodshop time
Whooo hoooo! I've been called today. Tomorrow morning's schedule:
- Drop daughter off at Montessori school at 9am
- Head out to south Miami to arrive by 10-10:30 am
- Work all day on Anaconda's!
Welcome the... Read more
This week I did about 50 Originals that are shipping today. I will continue to fix the Originals this upcoming week and hope to ship the rest of Originals to... Read more
Happy New Year
Hi everyone, firstly, I wish you a Happy New Year! may the best of 2012 be the worst of 2013!
As far as the fixes go:
1. Mute kicking in... Read more
First thank you for all the kind words that have been streaming in. Thank You! Some of you unfortunately are having some issues with the units and we are on... Read more
Got them and slowly shipping
Got the units delivered on Thursday last week. 5 pallets in total. Nicely wrapped and packaged.
I spent the weekend going through each one individually, taking it out of the... Read more
I email the forwarder every day, I think they don't like me so much by now :) Still waiting but here's what I know:
Customs will inform the forwarder as... Read more
Our shipment has arrived
Confirmed by the forwarder the units have arrived on November 18th and are now awaiting for customs to clear our shipment. It can take a few days to a few... Read more
Silence and pain! Suspicion and vengeance ... anger, punishment! What are you doing? I tell you. I wait and carry and hope and despair and fight and plead and try... Read more
Production is finished for the Original
Our production finished on the 30th!
Just before everyone in China went on vacation for The Moon Festival, a pretty big event.
Our forwarder will inform us of the date... Read more
Components piling up
I want to give you a quick update as I've been in daily communication with the factory. We have 90% of the components it takes to assemble the speakers already... Read more
Last day in china
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We are fast approaching our end of production! It is truly very exiting time! We are completely done with the development of the Original Sound System and are looking... Read more
Interim schedule update
I appreciate and am happy to receive all your comments, your concerns and your support. I understand Sandra Santana-Mora frustration for lack of knowledge and I hope I can deliver to you... Read more
ANACONDA Grill and Original production
It seems like summer has hit everyone. I keep pushing to at least know that something is moving forward.
We finally found somebody who will not try to skin us... Read more
it's official: Production is ON!
Just as in animated movies, everyone around here started to run around all at once, freaking out and looking to get ready for... Read more
A quick production update ...
There seems to be a little bit of schedule slip. About two weeks worth. Here's what I understand: A previous production run is behind and we're waiting for the... Read more
This update is simple, intended mainly to keep my communication with you.
Anaconda components and Original minor issues
Here we are,
ETA is still the same, "Container in port Shenzhen" by end of May, early June. There are some updates that I have to share with you though:... Read more
Have a great weekend
I wish all of you a great weekend! I will plug away at our pet here and will return with a detailed update early next week.
Working production samples
I want to share with you the sound of our samples for the Original. 5 arrived yesterday and they look fine! as in FINE!
part 1 of 2... Read more
Open Molds and other items
On Friday last week I had the chance to skype with the factory and I have agreed to open molds for the speaker box, the grill, the back panel... Read more
Sound review and Samples
the quick update of this week:
- We are reviewing sound off the "updated" samples and
- Waiting for samples to be sent out by the end of this week ... Read more
First leg of the trip
We have crystal-clear Bluetooth sound!
UPDATE on Schedule:
this seems to be the most important item on the request list. So, without any fluff: we have been promised "Container in port Shenzhen" by end... Read more
Back in Hong Kong
As you all know, I took a trip to visit the dark side of the wall. Shenzhen, China. A place where Facebook is blocked, google sometimes works, sometimes doesn't. A... Read more
In Hong Kong
Good morning from Hong Kong everyone. The trip over was long but uneventful. Right now I am sitting in front of google maps trying to figure out how to get... Read more
a whole lot to tell
I want to thank each and every one of you for having faith in this project, and for the patience that you are currently exhibiting.
the happy and not so happy ///
I just put the videos together cause they were too long but here's the short of it:
good news is ... the fit and finish is really good! paint quality... Read more
Just received the package. I will film opening, plugging in and sound test. Please allow me until tomorrow to post it here :) Raul
We have an update!
So finally an update. We have a tracking number for dhl coming in from our factory: 1717765055
as soon as it comes in we'll film the opening of the package and... Read more
Happy New Year
I hope you're vacation, though short, was relaxing. I took a few days off and they were very welcome but as a team we kept on working. It is easy... Read more
Our Holiday card for you
We know how impatience you are to receive your +KNOB. We are working hard to make it real, and to be sure you will be more than satisfied when you... Read more
International shipping and Amazon payments
First off the updates: we have a temporary store up on facebook. Please let your friends know that the store is up and the prices are still KS.... Read more
Yes, we have been Officially Kickstarted! And 3 times the goal is killer. We are waiting now, tying up the multitude of little loose ends such as shopping cart... Read more
This was the most amazing thing I have ever done. We have ever done! I will follow with next steps update on Monday when I get back to DW!
Thank... Read more
Thanksgiving is one day out of the year when you express thank you for everything in your life. For the people around you and for what life gives you.
I... Read more
I have here three new options for the Anaconda grill area. It was brought to my attention that the current pattern is not as desirable as it can be and before we... Read more
I picked up the Anaconda on Friday and besides a small oversight that will for sure get corrected it's awesome.
Sounds amazing and it's only powered by 12vdc... Read more
Payback time ;)
as I was going through our presentation here on Kickstarter I realized that we don't give back enough. So in the spirit of a fortune cookie I had... Read more
A quick update for everyone:
my friend bleubird (who has a kickstarter project as well) stopped by to audition the Original+ The video is now our main video. check it... Read more
thank you all for doing this together, we crossed over and I feel a lot of happy calm. The outing this weekend went well considering that I fried a... Read more
the weekend update
Tomorrow I'll head out to the Design District to see if I can place the Original+ in a art gallery during the art walk. If I can't find a helping... Read more
Range and behavior patterns
here's a video ranging our bluetooth. There are a few things to keep in mind:
- the sun is bright outside making our office look like a cave
- i only... Read more
video of sound Original+
as mentioned on Friday ... I am soo happy with this! And it's not even fine tuned yet!
OG prototype in house
I couldn't help myself and had to post these pictures up today. We got the first prototype box yesterday. We had the 2.5" drivers on hand since we've been... Read more
Mark Zak's good questions
"Question regarding multiple units. Lets say that i have one unit in the living room, and one say, in the garage. When i move from one zone to the other,... Read more
Just a public thank you to you all. The backers of dreams! I know that all of you understand the emotions we are going through and if you have submitted to... Read more
Bluetooth and sound
New recent developments. We are discussing with the vendors about costs and benefits of introducing the 4.0 instead of the 2.0. We are also fine tuning the sound, playing... Read more
NEW VIDEO DEMANDED
my concerned friends have written/called/hinted in that my video is SAD! and you all know, we should not have sad videos! After all, life is always happy! So, without... Read more
Good morning everyone!
Just a quick update this morning. We have ordered a few neodymium drivers from Tymphany, Dayton, Peerless and HiWave to see how they stack up against each... Read more
Your questions ... answered
thank you for your emails, please keep them coming. We are putting together FAQ's, as mentioned earlier, so send them our way. We'll explain the differences between the... Read more
Preparing the FAQ's
Thank you all for the super positive words that have been streaming in ... We are preparing a first draft FAQ based on a lot of the comments and questions... Read more