Prepping the first batch of packages...
To go out today...
Thanks to the overwhelming support of the DIY option I may be able to clear out the preorder in 60 days.
In 7 days, Tubecore will... Read more
Sorry for being away for so long
Electronics will be ready this week.
Right now we are attempting a performance test on the DUOs Power Amplifier at full power continually for 72 hours. This is the final... Read more
Attention Backers 1-20
Your DUOs are now complete.
The rest of your DUOs are in various phases of completion but all 307 are being worked.
I will post a long form update tomorrow... Read more
Final configuration emails
I am sending out final configuration emails throughout today to the first 50 backers. We had a nice mail system all set up to do this for us and put... Read more
Preparing to Ship
It has been an incredible journey and we have all been through a lot. In the last 10 months we have grown from two people and a dream into a... Read more
Design has a Purpose
I have been getting a lot of requests to upgrade to the new cabinet style so I thought I would take some time to post an update that gives you... Read more
Where We Have Been and Where We are Going
This has been a crazy last week and as such we have been inundated with work.
First is the UDOO Upgrade
So far 53% of our kickstarter backers... Read more
Boards are in and we are testing.
All of our new boards are in and populated. We are now thoroughly testing them and I will provide an update with our progress soon.
We also discovered a flaw... Read more
I thought I would share a video of the top knob in action. Everything is coming together and we are getting very close to shipping.
Let me know if there... Read more
We are in full production
More importantly, everything is running smoothly :)
It has been a long road since the beginning of the campaign but I am very pleased to announce that the Duo's mechanical... Read more
Day Two of Unit Zero
Sorry I have been so distant these last few weeks, but I assure you we have been killing it everyday. 12-14 hour days 7 days a week have... Read more
Building the first set of final parts right now
Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tubecore and see Tubecore's first Duo be built part by part.
Wish you all the best with your families this Thanksgiving.
I'll be working at the shop over the weekend and will have some awesome photos to update you with on... Read more
Dust Dust and more Dust
Sorry for the lack of KS generated updates. We have been busy building our machines and getting our shop ready and over the weekend discovered something I originally thought would... Read more
Shop, tools and some high speed robots
As most of you know, we have been in our shop for a few days and have begun to receive our heavy tools.
Our Powermatic saw, primary dust collector and... Read more
4 Hours To Go and it Feels Like a Lifetime Since We Started
Just ask Callum Atchison from Brisbane, Australia. Just 30 secs after I hit launch, he bought the first one. Within five minutes the first group of Duo's was sold and kickstarter... Read more
Everybody check out our friends at Hackalizer
These are some of the most intelligent people I have ever known and are doing some awesome projects.
Originally the founders of the baltimore hackerspace, David, Paul and Chris are... Read more
You all rock so hard.
Titanium speakers for everyone!!!
What do you all want now?
Don't have much time left :)
Rock n Roll!!!
Exactly 1 and half hours ago someone asked if they could get Genalex Gold Lion Tubes and I responded with let me check. Well...
Just got off the phone with... Read more
I think we can go ahead and call the color contest. Here are all the votes we received, either from facebook or directly on the post and the winners are... Read more
We need 25 more to sell and have 4 days left to do it
You have all been amazing and in 4 days this project will end and we will begin producing the most powerful compact integrated HiFi system ever built.
When we started... Read more
7 days, 14 hours, 14 minutes
When this started 38 days ago, if you had asked me if we would be where we are today, I probably would have laughed a bit. But fortunately for me... Read more
Time to pick your favorites
The Duo was originally designed in six colors. Thanks to you all we were able to make a deal and offer you four more choices. Follow this link to view... Read more
Rock n' Roll! A New Stretch Goal!
Thanks to your support we have been busy.
We are still looking for a space, but have begun designing our aluminum anodizing line and producing machine code for some of... Read more
Building production model zero
Because of your support we are ahead of schedule and have begun building our #0 model.
In the process of building this unit we are developing our manufacturing process and... Read more
Going for 80 and adding the RIAA!
While new consumer turntables will output a regular line-out signal, most record players typically output a flat signal. The reason for this is recording size. By reducing the bass signals,... Read more
Green Apple and Waterfall
I got swatches of these two when we started this process and they didn't make the cut.
Method for purchasing an additional cover
If any of you would like to grab an extra cover, then go to Manage My Pledge and add $25to your total. We will be able to tell based... Read more
For all of those who want options.
We have received a lot of interest in extra speaker covers and have decided to make them available.
Now you can pick up as many colors as you like and... Read more
When people say the Duo is awesome, they're really talking about you!
9 Days into our adventure and the Duo has broken through it's first stretch goal!
Because of your support, Tubecore is becoming a fledgling company. We have OEM supplier relationships... Read more
Big News + Updates
Since day two we have been inundated with interest in the Duo. This surge in popularity is starting to generate a lot of interest in our little system.... Read more
Stretch goals will be announced Monday morning
The response to the Duo has been amazing over the last 3.5 days and we are pumped about putting together our stretch goals.
It is our goal to ship the... Read more
Funded in under 48 hours!!!
This is awesome!!!!!!!!
We are really excited that all of you have helped us get this far. As we move forward we will work with our friends at Ubld.it to... Read more
Just over a day and already 85% funded
You all rock! And because you rock we have a surprise in store for you. As soon as we fund we will post our stretch goals and share our big... Read more
Day 1 Stretch Goal
I don't believe it! You all have been amazing and it looks like we will fund today, but we still have work to do.
Please share the link on Facebook... Read more