Archive | 2014

Email Update

This blog post is a copy of the update email we pushed on July 30th.  If you would like to join our mailing list, please signup below: Email Address * The Bad News As we announced on our blog, the Mooshimeter ship schedule is being pushed back.  We are still verifying the full schedule impact […]

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Testing Completed for 61010-1 and 61010-2-030

Yesterday we performed the final set of tests for the Mooshimeter for 61010-1 and 61010-2-030 compliance.  The modified housing passed as a CAT III 600V device, and now it is (hopefully) just paperwork from here forward.  I want to share a little about this part of the Mooshimeter’s journey, as it is the largest unforseen […]

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Safety Improvements

Dear Reader, The regulatory process has taken about 3 months longer than we budgeted for, and that is a disappointment to say the least. In this post I’ll go over some of the obstacles we encountered, the design changes we made and the resulting improvements in safety performance. Screw Boss Enhancements One of the safety […]

Contest Update

Please help me in congratulating the winner of our Mooshimeter@Home contest – @evan_arm!  Evan, we’ll ship your bonus meter with the one you already pre-ordered during our Dragon campaign. I had fun reading the entries.  I’m glad to have such a wide background in our backer community, and to be able to draw from all […]

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Bad News

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we ran into a problem. When I announced that we passed our electrical tests, I spoke too soon.  On closer read of the 61010-2-030 spec we discovered that one of the tests had been run incorrectly.  Under the new conditions, it no longer passes.  Here […]

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Compliance Update: All Electrical Tests Passed!

I spent Monday at the local TUV testing facility, watching the experts put the Mooshimeter through its paces for safety.  The Mooshimeter has passed its electrical  tests from the 61010-1 and 61010-2-030 safety standards!  Full compliance is just around the corner, and these results let us release several key aspects to manufacturing. I want to […]

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Test Leads, Alligator Clips

Dear Reader, We’re working on sourcing all the bits and bobs that go around the Mooshimeter.  Eric posted about the case samples earlier.  Test lead samples have also come in.  These are CATIII 1000V 20A rated.  The insulation is PVC and quite soft.  The build quality is solid and the strain relief on the cables […]

Email Update

This blog post is a copy of the update email we pushed on June 3rd.  If you would like to join our mailing list, please signup below: Email Address * We’ve had a few exciting months since the campaign closed, and we’d like to share several pieces of happy news with you all. Mooshimeter is […]

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Compliance Update

I just got off the phone with our friends at Compliance World Wide, and I’m happy to say that the Mooshimeter has passed its first rounds of Emissions and Immunity tests! Emissions Emissions testing checks to make sure that the meter does not create radio interference that could impact another device.  We passed this with […]