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New Distributor: RobotShop!

Hi Reader, Happy to announce that RobotShop now carries the Mooshimeter in 4 catalogs including the US, Canada, UK and EU.  For links to those specific catalogs, check the distributors page. Debugging robotics problems was what I had in mind when first designing the Mooshimeter, so I’m especially excited to work with them. ~James

Moosh.im emailing problem fixed

Hi Reader, Minor update for users who have had trouble receiving email from the moosh.im server. This has affected some users who want to participate in the forum but never received their registration emails. This is not a mooshimeter-related blog entry, but I’m writing it down in case it helps someone. Problem Some users on […]

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Thank you Electroboom!

Hi Reader, Two weeks ago ElectroBOOM used a Mooshimeter in one of his videos, which drew a surge in traffic to this website and drove a corresponding surge in sales. Thank you ElectroBOOM! I’ve actually started working on a thank you gift, more on that in another blog post. With surges in sales come surges […]

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Streaming logs over BLE and other news

Hi Reader, This is a combination announcement and general update. New Feature in Beta: Streaming Logs over BLE Up to now, retrieving the data log required retrieving the SD card itself from the meter. With the latest firmware and app, it is now possible to retrieve logs wirelessly.  It’s been released to Android beta users […]

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Short Circuiting Battery Problem

Hi Reader, Summary The most recent manufacturing run of Mooshimeters has battery contacts that weren’t deburred properly.  This has created a very frustrating problem where the burr (rough edge) of the battery contact cuts through the label of the AA battery, short circuiting the battery and causing it to heat up.  It’s not a fire hazard but it’s […]

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Pictures from the Floor

Hi Reader, Last week I went to South Dakota to meet the new contract manufacturer, Electronic Systems Inc (ESI).  Since this is their first manufacturing run of the Mooshimeter, I wanted to be on hand to make sure there weren’t any unspoken assumptions they were missing.  It would be a sad event to end up with hundreds […]

Expanded Wiki Documentation

Hi Reader, Last week Electronic Systems Inc. started their first manufacturing run of the Mooshimeter, and I was on site to support and help transfer some of the unwritten knowledge that goes with a new product.  I’ll write a post about that visit soon, but for now suffice it to say I came away very impressed. Knowing […]

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New Documentation, New CM and More

Hi Reader, Some updates from the last few weeks: Regulatory Updates Our European distributor, Elektor, was contacted by German authorities who found some problems with the documentation being supplied with the Mooshimeter.  Specifically, they said not enough safety information was distributed on paper with the device itself.  We’re working to correct this and the next manufacturing […]

iOS Beta Progress

Hi Reader, Progress on the betas is still fast and furious. Testers were quick to point out some glaring problems in the iOS beta release, and I’ve been fixing them as they come up. As before, to join the iOS beta just email hello@moosh.im with “join ios beta” in the subject line. You’ll receive an […]