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    1. Ryan, Jesse, and Wes Creator on July 27, 2015

      @Ben: We have been and are continuing to reach out to media, but please feel free to share with anyone you think may help the Probot get more exposure.

    2. Ben
      Superbacker
      on July 23, 2015

      Hi,

      Have you guys shown this off to any media outlet that can provide you with exposure to help the campign? maybe your local news station?

    3. Ryan, Jesse, and Wes Creator on July 21, 2015

      @Ben: We posted a video in the science section that shows before and after temperatures--check it out! :) As always, please let us know if you have any questions. Thanks!

    4. Ryan, Jesse, and Wes Creator on July 19, 2015

      Hi, Ben!

      We really appreciate your feedback. We're actually in the process of creating that video now, and plan to post it along with the information you requested soon (shooting for posting it tonight or tomorrow).

      In the meantime, please let us know if you have any other questions or feedback.

    5. Ben
      Superbacker
      on July 19, 2015

      Hi,

      Not sure if I missed the information. But what temperature change can we expect?

      Can we get a video that shows before temp and after?

    6. Ryan, Jesse, and Wes Creator on July 14, 2015

      Chris, those are great suggestions--we are looking into those and other options. In addition to the rechargeable battery, you can plug it in to a standard wall outlet or a car charger.

    7. Ryan, Jesse, and Wes Creator on July 14, 2015

      Hey Florian, yes the wall adapter will work with anything between 110 and 240 volts. Thank you!

    8. Ryan, Jesse, and Wes Creator on July 14, 2015

      Austin, we're very glad you discovered our project and kept us in mind. Thank you so much! YOU are awesome!

    9. Austin Pritchett on July 14, 2015

      Discovered your project via a Reddit question awhile back (I'm /u/ajpri), while I'm unable to pledge enough to get a full model, I'm willing to help a little. Keep up the great work! You guys are awesome!

    10. Chris Means
      Superbacker
      on July 14, 2015

      @Creator.
      Thanks!
      Given the portability, any chance that it could be powered or recharged via a USB connection?
      A Micro Wind Turbine or Solar charger would extend the life of the unit outside (away from home).

    11. Ryan, Jesse, and Wes Creator on July 14, 2015

      Chris, we're shooting for a 4-8 hour battery life. You're right about the ice being a function of how much the Probot can chill. In our experience, we've found that it uses a lot less than we expected. The Probot does have a drain spout on the back.

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      Florian
      Superbacker
      on July 14, 2015

      Hey Probot team

      Will your device also work on 220Volt?

      Thank you

    13. Chris Means
      Superbacker
      on July 14, 2015

      Looks cool :)

      How long does it operate on the internal charge?
      I assume how often we have to add ice is a function of how much the unit has to cool, but is there a safe way to empty/remove the water (making room for more ice)? Seems like it would be dangerous to just up end it.