Introducing Elevation Stand
Raise your monitor for better comfort & posture.Elevation Stand is ultra-strong, seamless, has a smaller footprint than any other stand, locks to your monitor with air suction, and made... Read more
How It's Made + ElevationDock 2 + NanoPads + Apple's New Docks + Bitcoin
Five things for you today.
1. Bet you didn't think manufacturing could be so beautiful - see how Elevation Dock is made.
2.Right after Apple debuted Lightning, we... Read more
2012: Year in Review + factory seconds + photo contest
2012: Year in Review
Beginning the year, ElevationDock became the first crowd-funded project to cross $1M dollars and closed 50% higher than any previous project. Over 20,000 docks to make... Read more
Lightning adapters + new site!
Lightning cord adapters are available on our new site - elevationlab.com!
All metal, 5-axis CNC machined, tumble polished, bright red anodized. Works with cases. Pushed the mount back 1 degree to... Read more
Apple debuted their new connector yesterday for the upcoming iPhone5, its 80% smaller, all digital and works in both orientations. We will be designing and making a bolt-in swappable mount... Read more
The 19000th dock and back plate has finished machining. Whew.
Our two bead blast/anodizing vendors that we talked about in prior updates are still having problems delivering to us at... Read more
Machining is wrapping up in the next week. Our anodizing vendors are taking longer than they committed, but the very last Dock body should have its surface finish applied in... Read more
Making & Shipping
We have shipped thousands of Docks and are working to get the rest out as fast as possible. We know you are very eager to have them. Will be shipping... Read more
Real Artists Ship
Today is a big day, we have shipped the first batch of Elevation Docks.
These are from our growing stockpile of parts and the rest will be going out in... Read more
Mfg + lasers
The plastic support piece, that we changed the steel mold on, is now fitting great. PCB board assemblies are now working great. Custom A/C adapters are in full... Read more
We have three issues we are solving that are affecting shipping:
Plastic support - One of our molded pieces holding our connector needs to be shortened 0.2mm to make it... Read more
First, some numbers
To put in perspective the scale we are manufacturing, if you lined up all the Docks, it would stretch 5,500 ft: over a mile of precision machined... Read more
Heck of a run. Thank you to every backer around the world for making this happen. NPR taped the final minutes with us live on air, so you can look... Read more
24 Hours To Go!
Last chance to get Elevation Docks! A few things --
Custom lasering: The email announcement didn't make it out to everybody yesterday because Kickstarter's servers were slammed. Here it is.... Read more
New offer for resellers worldwide
We have had several requests by distributers around the world to order Elevation Docks for retail sale. Many offered to pay a premium to get them before anyone else.
We... Read more
Hidden Replaceable USB, Machined in Oregon, more
Its amazing to think that not long ago, maybe 5 years, a crowd-funded project like this couldn't happen because the world was such a less connected place. And we can... Read more
Give the Elevation Dock with our special Christmas printout
Gadget lovers are tough to shop for. Get them the best dock made for the iPhone.
You can download the holiday printout here.
And you can tell them this product only... Read more
Full speed ahead
We are moving production ahead of schedule.No waiting until February like initially planned to start prototyping custom electronics, getting tooling made, ordering material, building machine shop fixturing, sourcing components... Read more
Record Breaking 24 Hours
$165,350 by 1,784 backers in 24 hours
This is by far the fastest growth of any KickStarter project to date.
I am humbled.
Hope this is inspiration for a lot of other designers... Read more
Thank you all for getting this funded!
It must be some type of record to hit $75,000 in 8 hours 14 minutes from 815 backers. I owe it all to you early backers for the support.
Now... Read more
Zero to $25k in the first two hours. Speechless.
One third the way through the funding threshold already. Thanks Tim Coulter at Panic for your image hosting to the rescue.
This is a new world where the barriers to entry... Read more
Got a very nice post by John Gruber - http://daringfireball.net/linked/2011/12/13/elevation-dock
And now the server can't keep up with the images - we will re host-them on a new server asap.
And... Read more